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Posts Tagged ‘sleep problems’

By On March 17th, 2014

Gene Mutation Found In Flies May Be Responsible For Insomnia

It seems like every month or two a new study comes out showing how bad sleeping patterns can be detrimental to your mental health. It is clear that insomnia can affect diet, cognitive abilities, and even motor function, but science is still attempting to understand what causes the inability to sleep. But, they believe they…

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By On August 20th, 2013

Exercise Helps With Insomnia … Eventually

The common wisdom has long been that exercising during the day makes you sleep better at night. But, unfortunately for insomniacs, this isn’t exactly true. A new study says that exercise doesn’t immediately translate into better sleep. You have to stick with it for months before you will see a result. The study, published in…

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By On July 31st, 2013

Sleep Issues Arise During the Full Moon

Throughout time there have been countless tales of odd behavior surrounding the full moon. Beyond the outlandish werewolf tales and scary stories, there have been countless suggestions that the full moon actually influences the way we act and raises rates of erratic behavior or crime. But, as of yet, the only proven connection between full…

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By On March 12th, 2013

Alzheimer’s Could Affect Sleep Quality

There have been numerous studies on Alzheimer’s recently and all of them are attempting to find new ways to spot Alzheimer’s earlier and easier. Michael Smith writes for MedPage Today that in a recent study at Washington University in St. Louis inefficient sleeping was tied to a molecule involved in Alzheimer’s pathogenesis. However, amyloid, which…

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