Category Archives: Insomnia News

Sleep Apnea Questions Answered by Dr Steven Park

Dr Park answers 13 of his audiences questions regarding sleep, sleep apnea and you can listen to his comments and download them. Listen to Dr Park’s comments to questions Dr Park has been practicing and specializes in Sleep disorders. Tweet … Continue reading

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Snoring, Sleep Apnea and Remedies

Heavy snoring could be a sign of sleep apnea amongst other symptoms.  It happens when air flows past relaxed tissues in the back of the throat. One in three men and one in four women do it, according to Statistics … Continue reading

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Smartphones and Sleep

If you have a smartphone it’s probably disrupting your sleep .  The strength of the bright  light emitting from the smartphone or other device could be interfering with melatonin – a hormone that helps control the natural sleep-wake cycle . … Continue reading

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War Trauma Linked to Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea was more prevalent amongst post-Gulf War immigrants than in the pre-Gulf war immgrants . Other major chronic health issues such as cardiovascular disease would also become  part of their lives’ eventually. “I was surprised, but we had a … Continue reading

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Sleepwalking and Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea causes frequent arousals during the night  ; 4.1% of people with sleep apnea reported having sleepwalked two or more times a month.  Meanwhile sleep deprivation and fragmentation tends to trigger sleepwalking. People with major depressive disorder or obsessive-compulsive … Continue reading

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Daytime Sleepiness linked to Obesity and Depression

Dr Alexandros Vgontzas, Psychiatry  Professor at Penn State University , concludes that daytime tiredness is linked to obesity and depression.  Around one-fifth of the adult population of America suffer from this. Among this group, depression and waist circumference were the … Continue reading

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Sleep and the Allergy Season

Allergies can disrupt your sleep .  Washing your sheets regularly and grooming your pets could help in alleviating some of the causes. Here is a slideshow that shows you how to deal with some of the symptoms caused by allergies … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea : New Device to Detect

Scientists at Toronto Rehab have devised a prototype where you do not have to wear electrodes or be attached to a monitor like a cpap machine at the sleep study center.  It is a plastic mask-like device  that is held … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea possible symptom of Comorbid Psychiatric Disorder

Further studies need to be conducted to establish the correlation between sleep disturbances , anxiety disorders and depression.  The  aim  is to provide a biological biomarker by following a study of REM  sleep latency in patients with anxiety disorders. Treating … Continue reading

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Serena Williams Suffers from Insomnia

Tennis Star Serena Williams suffers from Insomnia and she can go with little sleep just ike her father.  She is endorsing some type of strip sheets that contain small amounts of the hormone melatonin, goji berry , chamomille extract  and … Continue reading

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