Partner violence may trigger insomnia, upset stomach

Intimate partner violence not only triggers psychological problems but may also lead towards developing physical symptoms like irritable bowel syndrome (IMC) and insomnia, warns new research led by an Indian-origin scientist.

Five health benefits of aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is a commonly known relaxation treatment that uses essential oils extracted from flowers, seeds, barks, herbs and roots. It helps in improving our health, mood and mind.

Sleep apnea may lead to resistant high BP

There is a strong link between severe, untreated obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of elevated blood pressure despite the use of high blood pressure medications, an alarming study indicates.

Benefits and drawbacks of napping!

Most of us love napping during the day, but one needs to understand the pros and cons of it. While napping has many health benefits, resting at the wrong time or for too long time can have negative effects.

Five simple home remedies for Insomnia

Often you wake up in the middle of the night, you don`t fall asleep again no matter how much you try, instead you end up tossing and turning restlessly all through the night.

Teenagers active in evenings more prone to insomnia

Have you witnessed your teenage son getting more active in the evenings compared to rest of the day? He may be prone to develop insomnia in addition to depression and anxiety.

Sleep loss can lead to memory lapses

Most of us face problems in getting a sound sleep due to several factors like work pressure, family responsibilities, relationship issues, etc.

Sleep better: Eat these 5 foods to fall asleep

Most of us face problems in getting a sound sleep. There may be several factors that can be responsible for this, like work pressure, family responsibilities, relationship issues, etc.

Full moon night may reduce sleep by 20 minutes

Next time when your grandmother tells you a folklore as you try to sleep on a full moon night, tell her to cut short as you are going to lose some sleep owing to the effect of lunar cycle on your brain.

Marijuana use linked to disrupted sleep

Marijuana use is associated with daytime sleepiness and impaired sleep quality at night, a new study led by an Indian-origin scientist has found.

5 easy tips to stop snoring

Believe it or not, but snoring is a serious trouble. If a person snores occasionally, it is quite normal. But, if one tends to snore very often, it is time to be cautious as this can lead to serious problems.

Taking smartphones, iPads to bed could make you an insomniac

As insomnia becomes a serious epidemic, experts have revealed that more than 28 million people do not get at least seven hours a night.

Insomniacs may be at higher stroke risk

A new study has revealed that the risk of stroke may be much higher in people with insomnia than those who don`t have a sleeping problem.

How good sleep can help chronic pain sufferers

Researchers have suggested that chronic pain sufferers could be kept physically active by improving the quality of their sleep.

Chris Brown suffers from bipolar disorder, insomnia

Chris Brown has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, severe insomnia and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Brain differences associated with insomnia identified

Scientists have identified the brain differences between poor and good sleepers - increased brain plasticity in motor cortex.

Poor-quality sleep along with frequent awakenings accelerates cancer growth

A new study has revealed that poor-quality sleep marked by frequent awakenings can speed cancer growth, increase tumor aggressiveness and dampen the immune system`s ability to control or eradicate early cancers.

Insomnia and emotional distress could lead to depression and anxiety

nsomnia and emotional distress account for much of the work impact of mental health problems like depression and anxiety, a new study has suggested.

Behavioural interventions can benefit cancer patients with sleep problems

A new study has revealed that cancer patients who are struggling with sleep troubles, due in part to pain or side effects of treatment, can count on two behavioural interventions for relief- cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) and mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR).

30 minutes of meditation may help curb anxiety, depression

About 30 minutes of meditation daily could help improve symptoms of anxiety and depression, a new analysis of previously published research has suggested.