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Insomnia May Be Linked to Future Hospitalization, Increased Health Service Use by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Jun 2013 9:00am Having trouble falling or staying asleep? Insomnia may be an important indicator of future hospitalization among middle-aged and older adults, according to a new study published online in the Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. A team led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public ... Read on »
Should students get "dope-tested" for cognitive enhancers? by NeuroKuz Posted Mon 03 May 2010 5:10pm Student use of “smart drugs” to increase academic performance is quite a common practice these days. According to a recent article in the Guardian and a publication in Nature , up to 25% of students at some universities are using drugs such as ritalin and modafinil as cognitive enhancers. These agents are relatively easy to acquire, and proponent ... Read on »
What are the Signs of Insomnia? by Dr. Lawrence Kindo Posted Thu 15 Nov 2012 10:08pm Insomnia is generally understood as being unable to sleep at night, but the condition is a complex one and goes beyond this simple evaluation. It can involve waking up early, waking regularly during the night and often takes sufferers a very long time to actually fall asleep. There are different grades of , from transien ... Read on »
Treatments for Insomnia & Sleep Disorders by Docs Orders Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of treatments and procedures that are commonly used to treat Insomnia & Sleep Disorders: Adenoidectomy Avoid alcohol near bedtime Avoid caffeine Avoid cold environment Avoid daytime naps Avoid nicotine Avoid noisy environment Avoid stress Avoid worrying about not sleeping Changes to sleep environment ... Read on »
Drugs for Insomnia & Sleep Disorders by Get Healthy Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm 2 Comments Here is a list of drugs and medications that are commonly prescribed to treat Insomnia & Sleep Disorders: Gaboxadol Lunesta Melatonin Modafinil (provigil) Restoril Rozerem Zaleplon These are just some of the drugs and medications that are often used to treat Insomnia & Sleep Disorders.If you're interested in finding more ... Read on »
Tests & Diagnostics for Insomnia & Sleep Disorders by Be Well Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of some of the common tests and diagnostics for Insomnia & Sleep Disorders: Electroencephalogram IQ Test Mental Status Examination Oximetry Sleep Apnea Sleep diary Sleep studies Sleep Study Of course, these are just some of the common tests and diagnostics for Insomnia & Sleep Disorders. You can connec ... Read on »
How To Beat Insomnia and Sleep Disorders by Philip T. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 6:19pm July 12th, 2008 by Phil If you have ever suffered from insomnia, no one has to tell you how crazy it can make you feel. Not being able to sleep when you desperately want to can be incredibly frustrating. Not getting the rest you need can completely drain your energy and motivation. Plus, the sleep deprivation symptoms that build over time ... Read on »
Sleep Disorders: Insomnia, Sleep Apnea, Restless Leg Syndrome, Bruxism, Narcolepsy and Sleepwalking by aarks222 Posted Fri 26 Nov 2010 10:43am Insomnia, sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, bruxism, narcolepsy and sleepwalking are all serious sleep disorders that possess negative—and sometimes fatal—health consequences. Often undiagnosed and thus not treated, sleep disorders can not only take a toll on personal health but can also adverse effects on personal relationshi ... Read on »
Students and Stress by Kate McLaughlin. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 4:40pm Stress. What, exactly, is it? According to Wikipedia, “ STRESS is a biological term which refers to the consequences of the failure of a human or animal body to respond appropriately to emotional or physical threats to the organism, whether actual or imagined. “It includes a state of alarm and adrenaline production, short-term resistance ... Read on »
The Missing Link in Insomnia and Sleep Disordered Breathing: Interview With Dr. Krakow by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 12 Feb 2014 5:15am Insomnia is treated by sleep specialists as a completely different condition from obstructive sleep apnea. Similar to how sleep problem is now considered a “co-morbid” condition to depression and various other medical conditions, insomnia is now beginning to be considered a “co-morbid” condition alongside obstructive sleep apnea.  I’ve intervie ... Read on »