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|7/20/2013 - Back sleeper? Side sleeper? Stomach sleeper? All of the above? Humans can sleep in a wide variety of positions. Not one position is technically the "right" way to sleep, although there are strong arguments for some over others. This is where pillows come in. Pillows are there for support, nothing else...|
|4/8/2013 - Too much stress and too little sleep is the fool-proof recipe for declining long-term health -- including a weakened immune system, impaired cognitive/memory function, heart disease, mood disorders, premature aging and accelerated tumor growth, among others. And it's a true, albeit unfortunate, story...|
|1/11/2013 - Good sleep is an absolutely vital component to good health. Many individuals go to bed with very little pain but wake up finding that they are stiff and sore in the morning. Others cannot even make it through the night due to intense back and neck pain that awakes them. Optimal sleeping postures protect...|
|7/11/2012 - Would you board a train that had a 36 percent higher chance of a fatal crash than another train? How about climbing onto an airplane where a random 1 out of 16 wouldn't even make the destination alive? Yet people ride these deadly odds when they take even one sleep medication per month.
|3/6/2012 - If you take pharmaceutical sleeping pills to help alleviate insomnia, you are very likely putting yourself at serious risk of developing cancer or even dying. A new study published in BMJ Open, an open-access journal that is part of the British Medical Journal family of publications, suggests that patients...|
|10/3/2006 - The use of anti-depressants including Celexa, Cymbalta, Effexor, Elavil, Lexapro, Luvox, Pamelor, Prozac, Paxil, Wellbutrin and Zoloft has soared in recent years. Additionally, the use of tranquilizers and sleeping pills including Ambien, Ativan, BuSpar, Klonopin, Librium, Lunesta, Restoril, Trazadone,...|
|7/21/2006 - A University of Vienna study, published today in New Scientist, showed that men suffer temporary mental setbacks if they share their bed because their sleep is always disturbed whether they make love to their partners or not.
The researchers interviewed eight unmarried couples in their 20s who were...|
|7/12/2006 - A recent Finnish randomized population-based study shows that TV-viewing, and particularly exposure to adult-targeted programs, such as current affairs programs, TV series and police series and movies, markedly increases the risk of sleeping difficulties in 5-6 year old children. Also passive exposure...|
|7/3/2006 - For decades, the benefits and risks associated with sleeping pills have been a controversial topic. In recent years, however, the appalling increase in drug company advertising has effectively replaced the publicís awareness of the negative side effects of sleeping pills with vast quantities of pro-pill...|
|6/29/2006 - Women who sleep 5 hours or less per night weigh more on average than those who sleep 7 hours, according to a study to be presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference on May 23rd.
The study found...|
|6/28/2006 - According to a new report in the Journal of American Medical Association, therapy is more effective than some sleeping pills for treatment of chronic insomnia in older adults.
Researchers from the University of Bergen in Norway assessed the quality and quantity of sleep for 46 people over the age...|
|6/8/2006 - Abdul Rahman Al-Rashed: "So do you use sleeping tablets to organize yourself?"
Colin Powell: "Yes. Well, I wouldn't call them that. They're a wonderful medication -- not medication. How would you call it? They're called Ambien, which is very good. You don't use Ambien? Everybody here uses Ambien."
|10/19/2004 - A reader asks, "Are there any foods, vitamins, herbs, etc, that can help with insomnia? I've had sleeping problems for years, and I would really appreciate any kind of useful information."
With insomnia, it all basically boils down to endocrine system imbalances. Sleep is a physiological function...|
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