What helps with insomnia during early pregnancy?

On October 26, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Insomnia during early pregnancy is usually due to factors such as hormonal changes. Many people experience insomnia at some point, during pregnancy. Better sleep hygiene, relaxation techniques, and cognitive behavioral therapy can help. According to a 2018 study of 486 pregnancies, 44.2 percent involved insomnia during the first trimester. The…

Early risers have lower risk of depression, study finds

On June 17, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Do sleep-wake preferences influence our risk of depression? A new study confirms that they do, and “morning people” are on the winning side. Are you up bright and early each day? You’ll be glad to learn that this may help to protect your mental health. People’s chronotypes — that is,…

Body clock disruptions may be an early sign of Alzheimer's

On January 30, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

New research published in JAMA Neurology suggests that those people whose memory is intact and who do not show any signs of Alzheimer’s can have disrupted circadian rhythms — which may be a very early sign of Alzheimer’s. Napping during the day may disrupt the sleep/wake cycle in seniors. This…

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…

Early bedtime, better school performance

On February 8, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

High school students going to bed between 10 and 11 p.m. on weekdays get better grades. There is a strong relationship between sleep problems and poor academic performances among adolescents, a new study demonstrates. The study is published in Journal of Sleep Research,…

Long nights and lazy days could send you to an early grave

On December 10, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Sleeping more than nine hours a night, and sitting too much during the day could be a hazardous combination, particularly when added to a lack of exercise, according to new findings to emerge from the Sax Institute’s 45 and Up Study. The findings, published in the journal PLOS Medicine,…

Waking early on work days may harm metabolic health

On November 19, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

The piercing tone of the alarm clock is not a sound one usually welcomes early morning, alerting us in the most unsubtle way that we have to get up for work. But this early awakening is more than just bothersome; a new study finds it may actually be harmful to…

Inadequate sleep linked to early signs of heart disease

On September 24, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Not getting the right amount of sleep can compromise brain functioning and emotional wellbeing. In addition to this, a new study indicates that for young and middle-aged adults, inadequate sleep may increase the risk of early signs of heart disease developing. The researchers found that extreme sleep durations and…