Tag Archives: Sleep

Sleep test may help diagnose and predict dementia in older adults

Dementia is a growing problem for people as they age, but it often goes undiagnosed. Now investigators at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have discovered and validated a marker of dementia that may help clinicians identify patients who have the condition or are at risk of developing it. The… Read More »

Links among poor sleep, high blood pressure, gut microbiome discovered

In the first study of its kind, University of Illinois Chicago researchers have found associations among disrupted sleep, elevated blood pressure and changes in the gut microbiome. The research aimed to determine whether a 28-day period of disrupted sleep changed the microbiota in rats. The gut microbiota refers to the collection of microorganisms living in… Read More »

Is Magnesium or Melatonin Better for Sleep?

It seems that now more than ever, people are having a hard time achieving satisfying sleep at night. Maybe you’re someone who has occasional insomnia. Maybe you inexplicably wake up several times a night, or awaken in the morning feeling anything but rested. Whatever the case, if you’re looking for more rest to achieve the… Read More »

How does ambien put you to sleep

Daily news summary. Are you getting any exercise? If you have been having trouble sleeping, and are considering sleeping aids like melatonin and zolpidem, make sure to check in with your health care provider first. Generics are NOT all the same!! Have been taking 7. Date Archives Year Self-confidence and self-knowledge at an all-time high.… Read More »