Study Links Sleep Apnea To Increased Dementia Risk

Study Links Sleep Apnea To Increased Dementia Risk

Sleeping problems may have an adverse effect on your health over time. It may even have an effect over certain health conditions. Recent studies even suggest that problems like sleep apnea may play a role in the increased risk for dementia. Findings by researchers from the VA Pacific Islands Health Care System in Honolulu may […]

Senior Sleep Problems Linked To Loss Of Brain Cells

Senior Sleep Problems Linked To Loss Of Brain Cells

A new study suggests that sleep problems in seniors and the elderly may be linked to the loss of brain cells. Results of the said study were published in the August 20 edition of the journal Brain. The researchers analyzed the data collected from the Rush Memory and Aging Project, a study with around 1,000 […]

Understanding Narcolepsy

Understanding Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy is considered as a neurological condition that is characterized mainly by excessive daytime sleepiness. Narcolepsy can make one sleep at inappropriate times especially while at work, at school or even while doing any form of physical activity. A person suffering from narcolepsy may fall asleep at random and at any point in the daytime. Causes of narcolepsyThe main cause of narcolepsy has not yet been fully known or established. But researchers have discovered certain conditions that m…

Sleep Problems of Aging

Sleep Problems of Aging

Sleeping for seniors is quite a problem because elderly people have trouble staying awake in the times when it matters most. Most of the seniors have problems sleeping at night simply because their sleeping schedule isn’t as normal as that of their younger counterparts. So here are some of the things that you could do if you are a senior and are having problem with getting your shuteye during the night. Regular does the trickIf you’re able to go to sleep as well as wake up at the same time, even…

Sleep Disorders in The Elderly

Sleep Disorders in The Elderly

For the elderly, they will always go through a time when they have a particularly difficult time sleeping. Most of elderly people just shun this thought away and they try to get by with their sleep during the remainder of the day. However, for those who are planning to go to a doctor, you might need a little bit of preparation beforehand. It is important that you will observe your sleeping habits before you go to the doctor because he or she will mostly likely ask you the very same questions tha…

How to Sleep Better

How to Sleep Better

In order to have a healthy disposition, one should have enough refreshing sleep. The cases of insomnia in people are always on the rise and it is because of the different factors that influence its occurrence. Insomnia is prevalent in the modern world simply because of the poor sleep maintenance of sleep, the stress levels that accompany industrialization and the anxiety levels that plague the modern professional. Studies have observed that people suffer from insomnia because they are not able t…