Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of the right secondary somatosensory motor cortex produces relief from chronic neuropathic orofacial pain.
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.
A Cochrane systematic review found a clear lack of evidence for pharmacologic guidance of sleep problems in dementia.
Every decrease in standard deviation of the amount of REM sleep was correlated with a 23% increased risk of atrial fibrillation.
This study provides the first comprehensive, quantitative demonstration of the metabolomic deficiencies in chronic fatigue syndrome.
Overall, 26 of the 34 studies suggested a positive relationship between insomnia and depression.
The Pain-Related Beliefs and Attitudes about Sleep (PBAS) scale offers a tool to assess the interaction between sleep, insomnia and chronic pain.
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.
Suicide prevention strategies should include the provision of nighttime services.
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.
The association between sleep disturbance and inflammation provides support for the possible etiopathogenic role of chronobiological disturbances.
Research has found that patients with AS have an increased risk of developing certain depressive disorders following their diagnosis.
Those with higher apnea-hypopnea index more impaired than those with lower AHI.
Researchers suggest that there are more effective or adjunctive interventions to resolve symptoms of RBD.
Significantly higher rates of motor vehicle collisions in women and adults aged 80 years and older.
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.
Jet lag type sleep disturbances led to a decrease in glutathione, an antioxidant that prevents damage to parts of the cell, in the brain cells of mice.
Reducing stress, having a regular eating schedule and bright light therapy are among the ways to treat the disorder.
Teens who spent a lot of time before bed on social media experienced more sleep problems, which can lead to depressed mood.
Obstructive sleep apnea may be misdiagnosed as depression.
Over 60% of people with Parkinson's disease will have REM sleep behavior disorder, endangering them and their partners during the night.
Modafinil (Provigil) may actually improve attention, learning and memory.
Although rates of opioid prescribing reached a plateau from 2006 to 2010, the co-prescribing of opioids and sedative hypnotics did not decrease over a nine-year period despite guidelines that advise against co-prescribing of these medications.
The results are in contrast to current "low and slow" treatment strategies for insomnia.
Sleeping on one's side may be the best position for removal of waste from the brain, based on study in rodents.
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