Brain atrophy risk in the elderly increases with excessive sleepiness and fatigue, according to research findings. Lead author Diego Z. Carvalho explained, “Our results may help to identify individuals at higher susceptibility or risk for dementia prior to symptom… Read More
Atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) risk is higher with poor sleep in elderly, according to research findings. The researchers examined three sources of data to isolate and confirm the impact of inadequate sleep on atrial fibrillation.
The researchers found that disrupted… Read More
Sleep disorders may impact chronic kidney disease (CKD) progression, according to research findings. Sleep disorders are quite common among kidney disease patients, but their impact on the kidney disease progression has long been unknown.
The researchers analyzed data from 432… Read More
Sleep apnea has an immediate impact on blood pressure regulation and deteriorate the circulatory system. The study found six hours of fluctuating oxygen levels associated with sleep apnea can deteriorate a person’s circulatory system.
Researcher Glen Foster explained, “While… Read More
Sleeping problems in dementia are quite common, and without proper sleep symptoms related to dementia can worsen greatly. Some patients sleep during the day and are wide awake at night as a result. Others may have difficulty falling asleep or… Read More
Getting a good night’s sleep is important if we want to be productive and happy. Our bodies have been telling us this for years and so have countless sleep studies. Now we’re learning that it’s not just the quality of… Read More
Schizophrenia is associated with reduced sleep spindle and sleep abnormality. Senior author of the study Robert Stickgold explained, “One of the most exciting advances in sleep research over the last decade has been the growing understanding of sleep’s causal… Read More
A new study has revealed that there is an optimal time for men to sleep in order to maintain their fertility. The researchers found that men who sleep less than six hours or over nine hours have reduced fertility. Seven… Read More
Poor sleep can negatively impact a woman’s heart, especially during menopause. Menopausal women often have trouble sleeping, and researchers suggest this can add to their heart problems, increasing the risk of heart disease and stroke.
The researchers found that sleep… Read More
Even if you normally get a good night’s sleep, that one night of tossing and turning can really put a damper on your week ahead. Whether you constantly battle to get some shut eye or poor sleep is a rare… Read More
The stimulating effects of caffeine are limited and short-lived when accompanied by the numerous sleepless nights. Lead author Tracy Jill Doty explained, “These results are important, because caffeine is a stimulant widely used to counteract performance decline following periods of… Read More
A good night’s sleep may improve memory due to brain activity in hippocampus. Researchers from Bristol’s Center for Synaptic Plasticity uncovered additional benefits of a good night’s sleep. The findings are important because poor sleep is a pressing issue in… Read More