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Insomnia Highly Prevalent Among Doctors, Nurses On Coronavirus Front Lines

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Apr 15, 2020 … GUANGZHOU, China — Medical professionals on the front lines fighting the novel coronavirus are embroiled in high-stress situations seemingly every second of their days. It doesn’t seem too surprising then that a new study performed in China reveals that more than one-third of healthcare workers suffered from insomnia during the peak of the outbreak. Researchers at…

No Bread In Bed: Study Suggests Refined Carbs Can Trigger Insomnia

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Dec 12, 2019 … NEW YORK — Sleep seems to happen almost instantly on some nights, while others are spent endlessly tossing and turning in pursuit of some rest. Insomnia can be caused by a variety of factors, but it is indisputably a common occurrence nowadays. In fact, an estimated 30% of adults experience insomnia regularly. If you’ve been having…

Sleep better: Weighted blankets can cure insomnia within a year, study finds

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Sep 26, 2020 … New research shows sleeping with heavy chain blankets not only leads to better rest, but can also reduce depression and anxiety symptoms. DARIEN, Ill. — Insomnia can have many causes and lead to numerous health issues for the people dealing with it. While some people with sleep issues opt for medications, a study says a…

Study: Insomnia Associated With Higher Risk Of Heart Disease, Stroke

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Aug 20, 2019 … STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Insomnia is an incredibly frustrating, and common, condition all over the world. An estimated 30% of the general population deals with the condition regularly, and for many people difficulty falling asleep tends to run in their family. Now, a study finds an association between genetic predisposition to insomnia and an increased risk of…

Sleep Well, Live Longer: Study Links Insomnia To Heart Attack, Stroke

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Dec 07, 2017 … SHENYANG, China — Struggling to fall asleep can be maddening, but it may also carry serious health risks. A recent study finds that insomnia can increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes. With more people suffering from insomnia symptoms than ever, including difficulty initiating sleep, difficulty maintaining sleep, early-morning awakening, and non-restorative sleep, the…

Insomnia discovered to be a new risk factor for type-2 diabetes

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Sep 15, 2020 … STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Although most doctors will say the best way to prevent diabetes is to watch your diet, a new study is adding a good night’s sleep to the list. Researchers in Sweden say insomnia can increase a person’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes. They find that trouble sleeping is one of 19 factors…

Study Finds Insomnia Can Be Treated By Placebos

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Dec 24, 2020 … OXFORD — Successfully treating insomnia may only require a placebo rather than complex neurofeedback training, a new study released by Oxford University Press finds. The study, published in the journal Brain, saw 30 patients with primary insomnia undergo both placebo-feedback treatment and neurofeedback feedback over several weeks. Researchers concluded that patients who believe they are getting the…

Insomnia Symptoms, Shorter Sleep Time In Children Linked To Screen Time

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May 25, 2019 … BALTIMORE — Parents of children who struggle with sleeping problems may want to consider cutting back on the iPad and Netflix time. A recent study found a positive correlation between screen time and insomnia symptoms, as well as overall shorter duration of sleep in adolescents. Researchers say the greater the total time spent social messaging,…

Smartphone use at night may cause insomnia, blue light exposure to blame

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Nov 26, 2020 … SAN FRANCISCO — Exposure to smartphone screens at night may be linked with poor sleep quality and insomnia, a recent study from the University of California, San Francisco finds. Researchers say that blue light emitted from smartphone screens can make it difficult for the body to enter its sleeping cycle, particularity around bedtime. “Light in the…

Insect insomnia: Common pesticide keeping bees, flies up at night

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Jan 23, 2021 … BRISTOL, England — The sleep needs of insects probably isn’t a topic most people ponder on a daily basis, but just like the rest of us, insects and bugs need adequate shuteye to function properly. Now, an interesting new study from the University of Bristol finds that the most frequently used pesticide in the world is…

Transcendental meditation may reduce PTSD symptoms including depression, insomnia

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Mar 19, 2021 … FAIRFIELD, Iowa — PTSD is a particularly terrible affliction, especially if an individual doesn’t get the care and treatment they need. A new study finds transcendental meditation (TM) can be quite effective at treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Researchers from Maharishi International University say the therapy can help alleviate symptoms such as depression, insomnia, and anxiety. After…

Binge-Watching TV Shows Leads To Poor Sleep Quality, Insomnia, Study Finds

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Aug 15, 2017 … ANN ARBOR, Mich. — New research revealed that binge-watching television leads to unhealthy sleep habits in young adults. The study is the first to explore the relationship between the popular way to catch oneself up to speed on a program and sleep quality. Researchers from the University of Michigan and Leuven School for Mass Communication Research…

Study: Logging Less Than 7 Hours Of Sleep Makes You Less Productive At Work

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May 29, 2019 … BALTIMORE — Getting less sleep on a regular basis doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll get more done with all that extra time on your hands. A recent study reveals that people who battle sleeping problems may actually be less productive on the job.  According to the study, people who regularly slept the recommended seven to eight…

Self-Esteem & Sleep: Need For Perfection, Negative Thoughts Keep Teens Awake At Night

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Apr 03, 2020 … ADELAIDE, Australia — The years between 12 and 20 are a period of self-discovery and self-doubt for the average teen. It’s hard not to compare oneself to others in high school, especially in today’s day and age of Instagram and selfies. Now, a new study conducted at Flinders University finds that teenagers experience insomnia most often…

New Study Sheds Light On Tired, Overworked Nurses: 1 in 8 Takes Meds To Help Stay Awake

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Jun 29, 2019 … SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A staggering number of nurses may suffer from insomnia and about one in eight admit to taking medication to help them stay awake during the day, a new study finds. The findings, presented at SLEEP 2019, the 33rd annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, add to a growing list of…

Nearly 3 in 5 people worldwide have suffered sleep problems during COVID pandemic

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Aug 27, 2021 … TEMPE, Ariz. — Find yourself struggling to fall asleep and stay asleep more often during the pandemic? You’re far from alone. In fact, sleeping issues are burdening people around the world, with more than nearly six out of 10 people across the globe suffering from poor sleep during COVID, new research shows. The study involving…

‘Next day anxiety’ causing millions of Americans to struggle falling asleep each night

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Feb 01, 2021 … NEW YORK — Think the stress of 2020 only affects you when you’re awake? Think again. A OnePoll study of 2,000 Americans finds four in 10 people (41%) are up all night due to “next day anxiety” — fearing the uncertainty of what tomorrow will bring. Nearly two-thirds of Americans (62%) struggle to fall asleep each…

Drinking coffee before breakfast could be very bad for your blood sugar

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Oct 01, 2020 … BATH, United Kingdom — For many people, nothing wakes them up quite like a strong cup of coffee. A blast of caffeine can be especially helpful after a bad night’s sleep. Although studies point to coffee having important health benefits, a new report says when you have your first cup is key. Researchers in the United…

Happy Days, Restful Nights: Optimistic People Are Better Sleepers, Study Finds

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Aug 08, 2019 … CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Falling asleep can feel like an impossible task sometimes. While some people fall asleep easier than others, everyone experiences the occasional sleepless night. Well, according to a new long-term study, the key to a better night’s sleep may just be looking on the bright side of life. Researchers from the University of Illinois say…

Study: Marijuana May Be As Effective As Prescription Painkillers, Could Put Dent In Opioid Crisis

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Jul 11, 2019 … MIAMI — Could medical marijuana become the treatment of choice by doctors aiding patients who suffer from chronic pain? New research shows the drug may be just as effective as common painkillers, which may sway patients looking for alternatives to opioids and other pharmaceuticals. A peer-reviewed survey of 1,000 medical marijuana users in Colorado found that…

Suicide forum on Reddit sees spike in activity on Monday mornings, study reveals

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May 25, 2021 … LONDON — The popular social media platform Reddit contains countless “subreddits” which cater to specific topics users enjoy discussing. For instance, r/coronavirus ballooned to over two million members last year. There’s even a subreddit called r/suicidewatch that provides a safe space for suicide peer support and conversation. Researchers from Kings College London took a hard look…