Excessive Sleeping: Symptoms, Social Impact, Medication
More often than not, we hear people around us complain about their inability to sleep (insomnia) but what we do not often get to hear about is those who sleep too much. Known as hypersomnolence or hypersomnia, it is a condition that leads to constant daytime fatigue and drowsiness as well as prolonged night time sleeps. As…
5 Simple Ways You Can Get More Sleep
There are many reasons as to why people have difficulty sleeping. From a woman having her first child, menopause, to work, relationship or societal issues that keep the mind spinning at night. Though often people are prescribed pharmaceutical sleep aids to handle insomnia, research suggests that these may not work well in the long run.…
Four ways to beat insomnia, by scientists
People with insomnia struggle to get a good night’s rest and wonder how to sleep better They may be plagued by trouble falling asleep, unwelcome awakenings during the night, or fitful sleep — alone or in combination. They may feel drowsy during the day and yet be unable to nap. Insomnia can leave a person…
‘Sleeplessness does not cause early death’
Insomnia sufferers should rest easy as the largest ever study into the lack of sleep found it does not cause an early death.
Tips For Managing Insomnia
Insomnia has become so popular now that most people forget it’s an abnormality. Lack of sleep tends to affect the body’s ability to function at its maximum potential and it should be dealt with as quickly as possible. Here are a few nuggets that may help with this condition. Get Into A Routine. Sleep experts…
Poor sleep causes heart attack, stroke, lower bone formation
Scientists have associated sleeplessness (insomnia) with increased risk of heart attack, stroke and lower bone formation. They also found that dozing for less than 30 minutes in afternoon and eating peanuts improve sense of well-being and prevent heart attack and stroke.
People who work at home are more likely to suffer insomnia, stress, depression
The report comes from the United Nations' International Labour Organization (ILO), which studied the impacts of working remotely as technological advances continue to revolutionize traditional conceptions of the workplace.
Insomnia: How to know and manage it
Signs of insomnia are: difficulty falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep, waking up much earlier than usual, or sleep that is not refreshing or non-restorative. These signs have to have been occurring regularly and affecting the individual’s functioning.
In a more and more matter-centric world, as the discovery of the Higgs Boson particle and advances in robotics and cloning reveal, there is a subtle belief that less sleep will translate to success.
Can't Sleep? Causes and Cure For Insomnia
Do you struggle to get to sleep no matter how tired you are? or do you wake up in the middle of the night and lie awake for hours, anxiously watching the clock? Insomnia is a common problem that takes a toll on your energy, mood, health, and ability to function during the day. Insomnia…