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The Big Sleep - New Yorker



New Yorker
 
The Big Sleep 
New Yorker
Zolpidem is part of a third generation of synthetic compounds that treat insomnia by attaching to GABA receptors. Such drugs were first introduced a century ago, long before the gaba system was identified. The first generation, barbiturates ...

 


What is insomnia, what are the causes and symptoms, what sleep aids are there and what is fatal familial insomnia? - The Sun



The Sun
 
What is insomnia, what are the causes and symptoms, what sleep aids are there and what is fatal familial insomnia? 
The Sun
It is not always clear what causes insomnia, but stress and anxiety are common triggers. A poor sleep environment, like an uncomfortable bed or a noisy bedroom, could also be a cause. Otherwise, lifestyle factors like jet lag, shift work or boozing ...

 


Can staring at a blue dot on the ceiling help you beat insomnia? Light controls a user's breathing to get them to ... - Daily Mail



Daily Mail
 
Can staring at a blue dot on the ceiling help you beat insomnia? Light controls a user's breathing to get them to ... 
Daily Mail
But that's different from insomnia, which is a medical condition that should be diagnosed by a doctor. This is not a treatment for true insomnia.' On the Dodow website, there are plenty of anecdotes from users who have invested 44 for one and report ...

 


Online Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Benefits Mental Health, Insomnia - Clinical Pain Advisor



Clinical Pain Advisor
 
Online Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Benefits Mental Health, Insomnia 
Clinical Pain Advisor
HealthDay News ? For university students with insomnia, digital cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is associated with reductions in insomnia, paranoia, and hallucinations, according to a study published online in The Lancet Psychiatry.1. Daniel ...

 


Mistakes People with Insomnia Make When Trying to Fall Asleep ... - Reader's Digest



Reader's Digest
 
Mistakes People with Insomnia Make When Trying to Fall Asleep ... 
Reader's Digest
Michael Breus, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, a.k.a. The Sleep Doctor, shares common pitfalls in the struggle to sleep well for those with insomnia.

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Third of elderly Americans take sleeping pills amid 'catastrophic' and ... - The Independent



The Independent
 
Third of elderly Americans take sleeping pills amid 'catastrophic' and ... 
The Independent
More than a third of older adults in the United States are taking pills to help them sleep, according to new research, amid a deadly epidemic of insomnia in ...

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Insomnia drugs may up fall risk for older adults - Futurity: Research News



Futurity: Research News
 
Insomnia drugs may up fall risk for older adults 
Futurity: Research News
For older adults, taking medication to cope with insomnia may increase the risk of falling, new research suggests. The problem may stem from older people continuing to take sleep medications long after they should, says Orfeu Buxton, an associate ...

 


The state of sleep in Canada: Battling insomnia and getting a proper sleep diet - MetroNews Canada



MetroNews Canada
 
The state of sleep in Canada: Battling insomnia and getting a proper sleep diet 
MetroNews Canada
She was diagnosed with non-restive insomnia, which meant that while she would fall asleep, her body never fell into a deep enough state of relaxation that she actually benefited from shut eye. It affected her concentration, her mood and her cognitive ...

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Menopausal Insomnia Also Effective for Depressive Symptoms in Small Study - Sleep Review



Sleep Review
 
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Menopausal Insomnia Also Effective for Depressive Symptoms in Small Study 
Sleep Review
Insomnia is a frequently cited problem, affecting 30% to 60% of peri- and postmenopausal women. Depressive symptoms are nearly equally prevalent, affecting 25% to 40% of this female population. Over the years, medical professionals have proposed a ...

 


10 tricks that can help if you can't sleep - Netdoctor



Netdoctor
 
10 tricks that can help if you can't sleep 
Netdoctor
Everyone struggles to sleep from time to time, but restless nights shouldn't be a regular part of life: sleep is an important time for our bodies to restore things we might have lost or damaged in the day, for example by growing muscle and repair tissue.