Tag Archives: insomnia
Obstructive sleep apnea and insomnia increase the risk of workplace injury. A Canadian study looked at workplace injury and obstructive sleep apnea, and found that the risk of injury increased with severity of obstructive sleep apnea.
The researchers looked at… Read More
What is insomnia? Well, if you’re one of the many Americans who can’t sleep at night and find yourself unable to stay asleep or have trouble falling asleep, that is a good indication you may have insomnia. A good night’s… Read More
Did you know that how you cope with life stress and the general hubbub of modern society may increase your risk for insomnia?
I’ve found myself snacking at night more often than usual, and not on the right foods. Even… Read More
A recent study found that insomnia, depression and fatigue are linked to frequent nightmares. Lead author Nils Sandman said, “Our study shows a clear connection between well-being and nightmares.” Although the study did not prove that depression causes nightmares it… Read More
Sleep deprivation has been linked to higher levels of stress and depression. Today, life stress and the general hubbub of modern society can keep us up at night. And for caffeine-fueled North Americans – with smartphones and tablets at their… Read More
Insomnia, parasomnia and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have been found to increase the risk of cancer. It has long been known that insomnia, parasomnia and sleep apnea are associated with many other ailments, but little research has associated these sleep… Read More
Research has found that nearly 40 percent of Canadians are affected by sleep disorders in their lifetime, which can lead to serious health consequences. Contributors to sleep disorders include long working hours, social and family responsibilities, irregular shift work and… Read More
You toss and you turn and, sadly, the next morning you’re more tired than ever. Not getting proper sleep can really put a damper on your daily activities and negatively impact your health. Sleep is vital for the whole body,… Read More
Does insomnia, a lack of sleep, increase hypertension?
When it comes to high blood pressure – or hypertension – there are many factors that come into play: Diet, weight, smoking and alcohol use can all be attributed to your rising… Read More
Insomnia – difficulty sleeping – can negatively impact a person’s life, so it is very important to find useful treatment options.
A study published in the British Medical Journal Open contained information that everyone with sleep problems and insomnia should… Read More
‘Paleo sleep’ consisted of less sleep but did not come with any sleep disorders, unlike today where we’re concerned about getting enough sleep and might now have to take up regular naps. Paleo sleep refers to our ancestors, the hunter-gatherers.… Read More
A new study has found that insomnia risk in women is higher during perimenopause – the phase before menopause. It is a known fact that women are more likely to experience sleep-deprivation than men.
It’s estimated that nearly 500 million… Read More