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Sleep disorder may affect kidney function

Sleep disorder may affect kidney function

There was also a significant association between sleep quality and kidney failure risk: each one percent increase in sleep fragmentation was linked with a four percent increase in the risk of developing kidney failure.

Insomnia increases risk of stroke, irregular heartbeat

Insomnia increases risk of stroke, irregular heartbeat

Are you suffering from insomnia? Well, this sleep disorder may increase the risk of an irregular and often rapid heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation or arrhythmia.

Sleep deprivation: Five ways lack of sleep affects your health!

People who have sleep problems are at an higher risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and and stroke.

Sleep apnea patients at glaucoma risk

Glaucoma is thought to be a disease in which the optic nerve sustains damage due to increased eye pressure, resulting in a restricted visual field.

Insomnia and ageing: How to get good night's sleep as you age!

Here are a few tips to help you overcome age-related sleep problems and enjoy a good night's rest.

Want to sync your body clock? Eat magnesium-rich diet!

Shift work, time zone changes or sudden change in routine are some of the reasons that causes Circadian rhythm disorders commonly known as delayed phase sleep disorder.

Size of your tongue and tonsils can be reason for trouble sleeping

The research found that oversized tonsils and tongue indentations, which are teeth imprints along the tongue that indicate it is too large for the mouth, placed people at high risk for OSA.

'Too much' or 'too little' sleep can increase stroke sisk!

A new study suggests that getting the right amount of sleep and exercising several times a week can significantly can reduce the risk of stroke.

Depression? It could be just sleep apnea

Just having suicidal thoughts need not necessarily suggest that you are suffering from depression as researchers have found that such depressive symptoms are extremely common in people who have obstructive sleep apnea, (OSA), a common sleep disorder.

Why insomnia is more common among women

Insomnia in adults is partially explained by genetic factors, and this heritability is higher in females than in males, suggests a new study on twins.

Coffee at night can disrupt sleep: Study

A double espresso three hours before bedtime can induce a 40-minute time delay in your body's internal clock, making it harder to go to sleep on time and more challenging to wake up in the morning, scientists have shown for the first time.

'Sleepless nights' could pose heart disease risks equivalent to smoking

In a new study, scientist have found that a bad night's sleep could trigger health risks equivalent to that of smoking.

Are you an isomniac? Your tweets may tell

Are you an isomniac? Your tweets may tell

Scientists have developed a "digital phenotype," or a baseline profile of what a person suffering from insomnia or other sleep disorders "looks" like on Twitter.

Playing flute lowers sleep apnea risk

If snoring is ruining your sound sleep, learning to play the flute can do wonders.

Asthma linked with increased obstructive sleep apnea risk

People suffering from asthma are at an increased risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a sleep disorder associated with adversely affecting health and a higher risk of death.

Smartphone soon to track sleep disorders

Smartphone soon to track sleep disorders

Researchers are working on a smartphone-based technology which can help track sleep disorders, like sleep apnea, much easier than visiting a doctor.

Sleep apnea leads to poor aerobic fitness

People with sleep apnea, in which breathing repeatedly starts and stops during slumber, are likely to have reduced aerobic fitness, even compared with those of similar body mass indices, new research shows.

Sleep apnea affects women too

Just as men too can have breast cancer, the masculine tag attached to obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is also misleading as the disease is not rare among women.

Sleep apnea-caused brain damage can be reversed

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy can help reverse brain damage caused by severe sleep apnea, says a study.

Suffering from sleep drunkenness?

A new study has explored a sleep disorder called "sleep drunkenness", which affects one in every seven people and causes episodes of waking up confused.