Posts Tagged ‘sleep problems’

Study Links Sleep Apnea To Increased Dementia Risk

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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 provide clues as to how sleep disturbances may affect a person’s risk of developing

Senior Sleep Problems Linked To Loss Of Brain Cells

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
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 participants aged 65 and up and were followed up until their death. At this point, the deceased participant

The Benefits Of Melatonin

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
Melatonin is a natural hormone produced in the pineal gland. You may have heard of it a number of times because of its function in improving the quality of sleep that you get. But many people do not understand how it functions and the other benefits that melatonin has to offer. Here are some of the benefits associated with this hormone that you also need to know. Sleep Boosting Effect Melatonin is known mainly as a

Nutrients To Help You Sleep

Monday, July 29th, 2013
There are many people who have problems sleeping. It may cause other health issues if the condition worsens over a long period of time. Treating what causes the sleeplessness is essential to prevent this. Stress can sometime play a role in people who have trouble sleeping. Another reason is the lack of certain nutrients in the body that help promote sleep. Here are some of those little known nutrients that may help

Sleeplessness Linked To Alzheimer's Disease

Thursday, February 16th, 2012
When people have trouble sleeping in the night, they might just be thinking that it would only lead to a sleepy day ahead, lower productivity and not much else. But researchers are discovering other things that might make some people more concerned about their lack of sleep and similar problems. One study suggests that poor quality sleep may be linked to the build-up of plaques in the brain, a sign usually seen in