Sleep Disorders Impact a Child’s Mental Health

Do you suspect that your child has a sleep disorder? A new study conducted by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) found in a survey of nearly 1,000 toddlers that serious sleep disorders in young children can have long-term mental health effects

Sleep Apnea Reduces Effectiveness of Antidepressants

In one of the first conclusive studies covering major depressive disorder (MDD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), it was found that sleep apnea may decrease the effectiveness of antidepressants.

Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of Traffic Accidents

With an estimated 25 million adult sufferers, Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) impacts a large number of people in the United States. There are many side effects of this disorder which can impact daily life.

How Bad is a Loss of Only 30 Minutes of Sleep?

Which is better: finishing up your to-do list and preparing for the next day by getting 30 minutes less sleep or going to bed with the list unfinished but getting an addition 30 minutes of sleep at night?

Do You Have Asthma or Sleep Apnea? Pay Attention to Both

The Journal of the American Medical Association recently published a style that found a connection between asthma and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). These two conditions often exist alongside one another and knowing this valuable information can potentially help patients diagnosed for one condition remain conscientious about the development of the other condition.

ADHD and Sleep Disorders Have Similar Symptoms

Because of the increase in awareness of both ADHD and sleep disorders, there has been a significant number of studies conducted on both of these medical concerns. Throughout the studies, very interesting results have occurred.

Sleep, Weight Gain, & Diabetes Found to be Linked

Did you know weight gain and poor sleep lead into each other in a way that creates a cycle? Eating unhealthy food causes weight gain but weight gain leads to sleep problems.

New Link Between Poor Sleep and Dementia

A new study has revealed a possible link between dementia and poor sleep patterns in older adults. The study, published in Neurology, looked at 167 men who consented to sleep tests in 1999 who had also died by 2010.

Sleep Apnea Linked to Increased Chances of Diabetes

People who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea could have increased risks of developing diabetes according to a new study of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).

Reading Screens Before Bed Impacts Your Sleep

Do you unwind at the end of the day by reading a book or magazine before you fall asleep? Due to recent technological innovations and the affordability of once unattainable devices, people of all ages are using e-readers and cell phones to read or wind-down before bed.