Study debunks 3 common sleep myths

On April 17, 2019, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

New research dispels some common sleep myths that prevent people from getting adequate rest and that may lead to health problems in the long run. Debunking common sleep myths is key for our overall health, suggests new research. Over a third of adults in the United States do not get…

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…

Five common medical misconceptions

On May 25, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,, , With No Comments

Over the years, humans have built up a collection of stock answers to medical queries that have become so ingrained in our common psyche that they are now regarded as facts. Here we will bust five frequently repeated myths. Splitting truth from myth can be a challenging pastime. …

Sleep disorders common in athletes – but easily fixable

On May 19, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Professional athletes suffer from sleep disorders more frequently than generally thought, however, systematic examination, counselling and individual treatment planning can improve the quality of their sleep. Published in the Journal of Sports Sciences, a new Finnish study clearly shows for the first time that systematic measures can improve the…

Use of benzodiazepines and related drugs common around Alzheimer's diagnosis

On October 26, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Benzodiazepines and related drugs are initiated frequently in persons with Alzheimer’s disease already before the diagnosis, and their use becomes even more common after the diagnosis, shows a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland. Benzodiazepines and related drugs are used as a sleep medication and for anxiolytic…