Alzheimer's: Death of key brain cells causes daytime sleepiness

On August 19, 2019, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Extreme daytime sleepiness is often a top symptom of Alzheimer’s disease but what, exactly, causes it? New research finally brings us an answer. A specific type of protein may cause daytime sleepiness in people with Alzheimer’s, according to a recent study. Many people with Alzheimer’s disease have a tendency to…

What causes dark circles under the eyes?

On August 9, 2019, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

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Causes of vivid dreams

On June 6, 2019, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,, , With No Comments

Many things, such as sleep deprivation and alcohol consumption, can cause vivid dreams. Certain sleep disorders may also make vivid dreams more likely. Everyone dreams but not everyone remembers doing so. People tend to spend about 2 hours each night dreaming. Sleep and dreams are complex and remain a mystery…

What causes asthma complications?

On April 13, 2019, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,, , With No Comments

Asthma is a chronic disease of the lungs and respiratory system. It causes inflammation of the airways, which can make it hard to breathe. Asthma can present at any age. Symptoms can sometimes appear in infancy, while other people do not develop the condition until adulthood. The potential triggers of…

What causes low energy in men?

On October 18, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By , , With No Comments

Many lifestyle and medical factors can cause low energy. Some of these are unique to men or are more common in men than women. Many men feel tired and overwhelmed each day, especially with the busy lives that many people lead. Lifestyle factors can cause low energy levels, such as…

What causes a nosebleed at night?

On July 2, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,, , With No Comments

While a nosebleed can be bothersome, especially if it happens at night, the cause is not usually dangerous. Nosebleeds are common, and most people have had at least one. The medical term for a nosebleed is epistaxis, and dry air is typically responsible for epistaxis at night. When there is…

Five common causes of early morning headache

On November 25, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Early morning headache is an everyday reality for many people upon awakening. There are several different types of headache, each associated with its own risk factors and causes. Examples include migraine headaches, tension-type headaches (TTH), and medication-overuse headaches (MOH). According to the World Health Organization, headaches are the third highest…

Hypopnea: Symptoms, causes, and treatments

On September 25, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,, , With No Comments

Obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome is a disease in which the airway is blocked to differing degrees, during sleep. Apnea, which is an obstruction of the airway when a person is asleep, or hypopnea, which is a partial blockage, are both features of the syndrome, which is more easily referred…

Itchy skin at night: Causes, conditions, and relief

On September 24, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Itchy skin at night, or nocturnal pruritus, is a common condition typically caused by natural bodily processes, conditions that irritate the skin, or medications. Several home remedies, as well as over-the-counter and prescription medications, can help reduce symptoms. In rare cases, however, increased skin irritation at night can…

What causes sleepiness when sickness strikes

On January 23, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,, , With No Comments

It’s well known that humans and other animals are fatigued and sleepy when sick, but it’s a microscopic roundworm that’s providing an explanation of how that occurs, according to a study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. A study published in eLife…