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Links among poor sleep, high blood pressure, gut microbiome discovered

In the first study of its kind, University of Illinois Chicago researchers have found associations among disrupted sleep, elevated blood pressure and changes in the gut microbiome. The research aimed to determine whether a 28-day period of disrupted sleep changed the microbiota in rats. The gut microbiota refers to the collection of microorganisms living in… Read More »

New Study Links Insomnia Drug to Alzheimer’s; 100% Fruit “Berry Sleepy” Provides Alternative

Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Long-term use of several common anti-anxiety and insomnia drugs could increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease later on in life. According to the new study published in BMJ-British Medical Journal, consistant use of benzodiazepines — including medications such as diazepam, lorazepam, alprazolam and clonazepam — is… Read More »