Stress, insomnia may triple death risk for those with hypertension

On May 4, 2019, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

A stressful work environment coupled with a lack of sleep can result in a threefold-higher risk of cardiovascular death in people with hypertension. Having both a stressful job and difficulty sleeping may dramatically increase a person’s risk of cardiovascular death. Recent research looked at how stress and insomnia affected the…

How to tell if stress is affecting your sleep

On September 5, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,, , With No Comments

Stress often impacts on sleep quality and duration. Stress and a lack of sleep can both have a severe impact on physical and mental health. Experts recommend that people aim for 7–9 hours of sleep a night, depending on their age and other factors. According to the Centers for Disease…

More evidence: Untreated sleep apnea shown to raise metabolic and cardiovascular stress

On September 27, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Sleep apnea, left untreated for even a few days, can increase blood sugar and fat levels, stress hormones and blood pressure, according to a new study of sleeping subjects. A report of the study’s findings, published in the August issue of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, adds further support…

More evidence: Untreated sleep apnea shown to raise metabolic and cardiovascular stress

On September 7, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Sleep apnea, left untreated for even a few days, can increase blood sugar and fat levels, stress hormones and blood pressure, according to a new study of sleeping subjects. A report of the study’s findings, published in the August issue of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, adds further support…

Prebiotics could stop stress from harming sleep quality

On February 27, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

When going through stressful times, it can be hard to get a good night’s sleep. Now, researchers suggest that dietary prebiotics might be effective against stress-induced insomnia. Researchers suggest that dietary prebiotics could help to improve sleep quality in stressful situations. First study author Robert Thompson, of the…

New 'late-life cycler' circadian genes linked to aging and stress

On February 22, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Researchers from Oregon State University have discovered a subset of circadian genes that only become active as an organism ages or during times of stress. They could provide a new lens through which to view the process of cellular aging. A new set of circadian genes that become active during…

Sleep-deprived teens find it harder to cope with stress

On January 18, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

If your teenage son or daughter is reacting badly to stress, he or she might be in need of better quality sleep, according to research published online in Physiology and Behavior. Lack of sleep in teens leads to extra stress and poor functioning. Nearly 70% of American adolescents…

Visual stress could be a symptom of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, research suggests

On November 25, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

University of Leicester research team discovers vision-related abnormalities that could help in diagnosis of illness People suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) could experience higher levels of visual stress than those without the condition, according to new research from the University of Leicester. CFS, also…