Tag Archives: Sleep

Losing sleep – insomnia epidemic being driven by pandemic

It was World Sleep Day yesterday but for Ireland’s ‘3am club’, who suffer from insomnia and other sleep problems, there wasn’t much shut eye to be had.   The problem of broken sleep is nothing new for Ireland’s night owls. One in five of us will suffer with sleep difficulties at some point in their lives but the… Read More »

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 »

Everyday things which can improve sleep – as you don’t have to sit to meditate

A regular meditation practice has been shown to reduce levels of stress and anxiety, improve sleep and concentration, promote kindness and self awareness, lower blood pressure and reduce cognitive decline. But what exactly is meditation, and how do you do it? Yoga teacher Melanie Hancill explains… It’s not about clearing the mind… The two most… Read More »

Lewy body dementia: The terrifying sign in your sleep that can signal the condition

The Alzheimer’s Association credits Lewy body dementia as the third most common type of the brain disease, accounting for up to 10 percent of cases. One terrifying symptom could occur while you sleep. When you’re tucked up in bed, dozing off into dreamland, you may have vivid dreams, but you’re likely to stay put –… Read More »

Does ambien prevent rem sleep

Most are unable to fall asleep for more than 30 minutes after going to bed on most nights; however, many also have trouble staying asleep throughout the night. From This Episode: Dr. Oz Alert: Killer Sleeping Pills There are many causes for insomnia, which include depression, extreme stress, poor sleep hygiene, or certain types of… Read More »

Telugu Actress Seerat Kapoor Speaks Up About How COVID-19 Lockdown Affected Her Sleep Cycle

Telugu Actress Seerat Kapoor (Photo Credits: IANS) Southern actress Seerat Kapoor struggled with sleep problems a lot during the initial days of coronavirus lockdown. “Initially, my sleep cycles were the first to be severely hit, perhaps due to the subconscious concern and chatter. A voice in my mind has been playing on loop, off late.… Read More »

Can sleep aids cause ed

Plenty of standard erectile cause treatments exist, but you may You may have a aids of different tests to help find the cause, such as: Urinalysis or blood tests to check for health conditions such as diabetes, heart problems, or low testosterone A device you wear at night to check for normal nighttime erections Ultrasound… Read More »