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Western study to look at how sleep, sleep deprivation affects the brain

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take part in a new major online sleep-and-cognition study from Western University’s Brain and Mind Institute that will look into the effects sleep, and lack thereof, has on our cognitive function. 508 mots de plus


Epilepsy and Sleep Apnea: If a Link Exists, Is There Enough Cooperation Between Neurology and Sleep Medicine?

Is there a link between those suffering from Epilepsy and untreated Sleep Apnea?  I just read about an amazing 10-year case study from the Cleveland Clinic in which a patient who had been diagnosed with epilepsy at an early age was… 2 196 mots de plus

Sleep Apnea

Weekend Holiday

This weekend was a nice reprieve from a hard week’s work. I took a load from Georgia to Tennessee, stopping along the way for groceries and plenty of rest, and arrived this morning feeling all the better for it. 553 mots de plus


Neuroinflammation and Tau Interact with Amyloid in Predicting Sleep Problems in Aging Independently of Atrophy

Sleep problems relate to brain changes in aging and disease, but the mechanisms are unknown. Studies suggest a relationship between β-amyloid (Aβ) accumulation and sleep, which is likely augmented by interactions with multiple variables. 154 mots de plus


Lack of Sleep and Fighting With Partner Increases Inflammation

Summary: According to researchers, couples who fight following a lack of sleep expressed higher inflammation levels in blood samples.

Source: Mediasource.

Researchers find that inflammation markers rise in tired couples who fight. 886 mots de plus


5 Reasons You Shouldn't Hire a Postpartum Doula

Wondering if a Postpartum and Infant Care doula is right for your family? You may want to take the following into consideration while making your decision. 645 mots de plus


Monday's Health: 8 Ways to Optimize Your Sleep

Are you sleep deprived?  If so, you’re in good company.  I hear so many people lamenting that they just don’t get enough sleep.  It may surprise you to know that the average adult needs 7 to 9 hours of sleep each night.  578 mots de plus