Sleep-Wake Disorders Archive
Despite the widespread use of antidepressants for treating insomnia, the evidence for their effectiveness remains limited.
Nightmares are frequently comorbid with other sleep and mental health disorders in US military personnel.
Risk factors for poor sleep in menopause include depression and vasomotor symptoms.
For pediatric patients with chronic pain, PTSD symptoms may be linked with higher levels of pain intensity.
Sleep bruxism may be improved with onabotulinum toxin-A injections.
Wearing amber lenses rather than clear lenses for 2 hours before bedtime was associated with improved sleep for individuals with insomnia symptoms.
Disrupted sleep is linked to an increase in amyloid-β production in adults.
There are more sleep disturbances in children with NDPH than in children with tension-type headache.
Home sleep apnea tests are used to help diagnose obstructive sleep apnea in adults.
In pediatric patients, poor sleep quality partially mediates PTSS and chronic pain relationships.
The FDA has approved the Remede sleep system.
To date, it has not been clearly established whether sleep problems are a consequence of or a contributory factor to mental health disorders.
Digital CBT is associated with reductions in insomnia, for university students.
There is a greater risk in older adults with SDB for developing cognitive impairment.
For patients undergoing chemotherapy, participating in a Tibetan yoga program may result in short-term sleep quality benefits.
Impaired sleep and obesity may be caused by stress.
There is an established link between excessive daytime sleepiness and headache frequency.
Patients with sleep apnea are more likely to use their CPAP after watching a video of themselves struggling to breathe.
In patients with suspected or confirmed OSA, clinically significant erythrocytosis appears uncommon.
Quality of sleep was associated with various aspects of life, especially pain, vitality, and emotional health.
Long-term abstinence after cocaine dependence was shown to be associated with improved sleep quality after an initial worsening period.
OSA is associated with sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy and with progression to pre-/proliferative DR for patients with type 2 diabetes.
Positive airway pressure therapy does not improve outcomes in patients with both sleep apnea and hypoxia related to pulmonary embolism.
A patient with persistent daytime sleepiness developed Stevens-Johnson Syndrome within 2 weeks of armodafinil use.
Insomnia for survivors of breast cancer was improved using ai chi chih as cognitive behavioral therapy.
Six recommendations were developed to guide clinicians in diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea in adults.
Impaired sleep in the week before surgery predicts greater acute postoperative pain in children.
Sleeping aids may be more appropriate for occasional sleeplessness than insomnia.
Doctors who prescribed a particular insomnia medication in the past were 3 times as likely to continue prescribing the same drug.
The study's lead investigator said prior research shows a high prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea in school-age children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
Some well-known sleep disorders are associated with headaches, including sleep apnea and parasomnias.
The USPSTF found insufficient evidence regarding the accuracy of screening tools for obstructive sleep apnea in adults.
Addressing problems with sleep health may help prevent gestational diabetes.
Patients with psoriatic arthritis have higher levels of fatigue than patients with psoriasis treated with phototherapy or systemic treatment.
Those with depression had significantly more disturbed sleep quality, more daytime sleepiness, and had more problems sleeping due to restless leg syndrome.
Over 56% of the participants were still in full remission at 1-year follow-up.
Even changing sleep habits by 1 hour can make a big difference.
The study supports previous findings that hyperarousal of the inflammatory system may contribute to insulin resistance.
Every decrease in standard deviation of the amount of REM sleep was correlated with a 23% increased risk of atrial fibrillation.
After 10 years follow-up, researchers found that women who experienced surgical menopause were more likely to suffer worse insomnia symptoms.
Sleep duration was significantly longer and there was less sleep disruption for pregnant women in the sleep enhancement training group compared with that of women in control groups.
Dysfunctional sleep has been identified as a potential risk factor for emotional dysfunction and psychopathology.
Telephone-based CBT significantly improves symptoms of insomnia in menopausal women.
American College of Physician researchers have released 2 recommendations for treatment of chronic insomnia disorder.
Young adults with sleep problems may be at higher risk for developing chronic pain or worsening pain severity.
Researchers suggest that there are more effective or adjunctive interventions to resolve symptoms of RBD.
Children who had high blood lead levels reported insomnia and use of sleeping pills much higher than those with low lead levels.
Interrupted sleep affects different aspects of positive mood, leading to diminished energy levels, as well as less feelings of sympathy.
Obstructive sleep apnea may be misdiagnosed as depression.
Modafinil (Provigil) may actually improve attention, learning and memory.
The results are in contrast to current "low and slow" treatment strategies for insomnia.
Patients with sleep apnea appear to be predisposed to panic disorder, based on a study conducted in Taiwan.
About 15% of seniors experience excessive daytime sleepiness, which can be related to sleep apnea or comorbid psychiatric conditions.
Patients with mental illness who received CBT for insomnia saw symptom improvements in both insomnia and their psychiatric condition.
Sodium oxybate, alone or in combination with modafinil, improved excessive sleepiness in patients with narcolepsy both with and without cataplexy.
Post-hoc analysis of Phase IIb trial finds both clinician and patient-reported improvements in disease status with JZP-110.
CBT for insomnia can effectively treat insomnia in patients with comorbid major depression taking antidepressants.
The first trial to evaluate sodium oxybate for the treatment of children and adolescents with narcolepsy and cataplexy has started patient enrollment.
Adults in the CBT-I group achieved much bigger reductions in depressive and anxiety symptoms than peers using control website.
A group of psychiatric associations is recommending that behavioral changes and other nonpharmacological interventions be used instead.
Young children who had trouble sleeping had a higher risk of developing psychiatric disorders two years later.
People who said they had insomnia or other sleep difficulties had less tolerance to pain than those who slept normally.
Symptoms of depression and insomnia are the strongest indicators of frequent nightmares.
More than eight hours a night linked to greater odds in study, but cause-and-effect not proved.
Name change to "Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease" emphasizes the condition is a physiological, not psychological, condition.
Mindfulness practices, which encourage focusing attention on present moment, helped older adults with sleep problems get a better night's sleep.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia reduced symptoms of insomnia and suicidal ideation in veterans.
Getting better quality sleep in early adulthood can lead to better cognitive functioning later in life.
Chronic insomniacs who took longer than 14 minutes to fall asleep had a 300% higher risk of hypertension.
Employees who took part in an intervention to resolve work-family conflicts had improved sleep quality and duration.
Insomnia in youth is moderately related to genetic factors.
Electronic screens, whether a television, smart phone or video game, in a child's bedroom associated with less sleep.
The light emitted from the electronic devices appears to suppress melatonin, a hormone that helps to promote sleep.
Difficulty falling asleep was found to be a factor in more than one-third of motor vehicle deaths.
Patients with sexsomnia engage in sexual activity, including intercourse, while asleep.
Adults with insomnia who engaged in meditation-based therapies were more likely to see sleep improvement than doing nothing.
Patients that engaged in cognitive behavioral therapy experienced less insomnia compared with doing meditation or attending a sleep seminar.
Older adults with widespread pain twice as likely to develop insomnia compared to those who don't suffer from pain.
Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment lowers daytime sleepiness and health care costs.
Despite aggressive antihypertensive treatment, those with severe sleep apnea four times as likely to have resistant, elevated blood pressure.
More research needed on risk-benefit of drug therapy for shift work sleep disorder.
New practice guideline addresses the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea in adults.
A tendency to be active at night may be a risk factor for insomnia and depression.
Veterans who suffered from sleep disturbances had a 30% higher risk of being diagnosed with dementia during the following eight years compared with those who did not.
It's possible that insomnia leads some people to turn to marijuana, study authors say
Daytime drowsiness could interfere with driving, daily activities.
The severity of sleep apnea has been correlated with frequency of nighttime bathroom visits.
Time spent on continuous positive airway pressure therapy improves mortality risk in 'overlap syndrome.'
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