PTSD Study May Link Sleep Disorders to Veterans

PTSD Study May Link Sleep Disorders to Veterans

  A study published in July 2016 by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine examines U.S. Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. PTSD is considered a mental health condition that develops after exposure to a traumatic event and can cause sleep disorders. These have been the chief complaints from over 9 million veterans. Sleep Disorders Sleep […]

Alzheimer’s Study: Sleep Now or Forever Risk Losing Your Memory

Alzheimer’s Study: Sleep Now or Forever Risk Losing Your Memory

A study on Alzheimer’s disease has revealed that people who get regular, sound sleep for at least eight hours a day, are at a decreased risk of suffering from it and losing their memory, which is one of the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. The study directly relates lack of sleep to increased chances of suffering from […]

Insomnia: A Healthy Response to Depression

Insomnia: A Healthy Response to Depression

    Though insomnia is often viewed as being an unfortunate accompaniment to depression, research indicates that perhaps this sleep disorder represents a healthy response to an otherwise off-kilter body chemistry. This supposed link between insomnia and depression is the serotonergic system—the body’s system for recognizing the neurotransmitter serotonin. If this is the case, this […]

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