Insomnia may raise risk of kidney disease and death

On November 4, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

How far-reaching are the health effects of chronic insomnia? New research suggests it may increase risk of kidney disease and early death. A new study links chronic insomnia with kidney decline and failure, as well as with the risk of early death in the case of United States veterans. Managing…

Sleep apnea linked with an increased risk of chronic kidney disease

On February 2, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

New research published in Respirology suggests that sleep apnea may increase the risk of developing chronic kidney disease to a similar extent as hypertension. Researchers analyzed information from Taiwan’s National Health Insurance Research Database from 2000 and 2010 concerning 43,434 individuals, including 8687 with sleep apnea. …

Study ties restless legs syndrome to heart, kidney problems

On October 9, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Research draws on database of 3 million Veterans Imagine trying to lie down and rest but feeling an uncontrollable urge to keep moving your legs. That, in a nutshell, is the ongoing ordeal facing people with restless legs syndrome. Considered a neurological, sleep, or movement disorder, RLS affects…