Posts Tagged ‘Insomnia’

Insomnia Can Lead to Serious Health Problems

ALTHOUGH INSOMNIA IS THE MOST COMMON SLEEP DISORDER AMONG ADULTS IT OFTEN GOES UNTREATED WHICH CAN LEAD TO OTHER SERIOUS HEALTH PROBLEMS. A NEW STUDY FIND PEOPLE WITH INSOMNIA ARE AT DOUBLE THE RISK OF DEVELOPING HEART FAILURE AND DIABETES AND ARE FIVE TIMES MORE LIKELY TO HAVE ANXIETY OR DEPRESSION AND SEVEN TIMES MORE […]

Category: Anxiety, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Insomnia
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Foods That Interfere With Medications

What do licorice, grapefruit and chocolate have in common? All three can interfere with certain medications. Food can delay, enhance or increase absorption of a drug in someone’s system. An example of that, grapefruit and grapefruit juice. While rich in nutrients, it can be dangerous when combined with some medications that treat high blood pressure, […]

Category: Healthy Eating and Diet
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Chronic Insomnia Linked to Lower Gray Matter

Transcript: Chronic insomniacs losing out on sleep may also be missing brain matter. For the first time, brain imaging has linked chronic insomnia to lower gray matter density in areas that regulate the brain’s ability to make decisions and to rest. The research could lead to new treatment plans for people who struggle with sleeplessness.

Category: Insomnia, Sleep Disorders
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