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Gene which makes you a 'night owl' identified

Gene which makes you a 'night owl' identified

People with the "night owl" variant of this gene have a longer circadian cycle than most, making them stay awake later

Insomnia may elevate risk of stroke, heart attack

Insomnia may elevate risk of stroke, heart attack

Researchers have found that suffering from insomnia may put people at increased risk of heart attack and stroke.

Are you a victim of inadequate sleep? Dietary prebiotics might help you out!

Are you a victim of inadequate sleep? Dietary prebiotics might help you out!

When beneficial bacteria digest prebiotic fiber, they not only multiply, improving overall gut health, but they also release metabolic byproducts.

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.