Insomnia Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Insomnia.

Results 1 - 20 of 306 in Insomnia

  1. Certain Sedatives Tied to Breathing Problems in Older COPD PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mental Help Net

    ... a new study says. Benzodiazepines such as lorazepam (Ativan) or alprazolam (Xanax) are commonly prescribed to treat insomnia and anxiety, the study author noted. For the study, researcher Dr. Nicholas Vozoris examined the medical records of older ...

    Comment?

  2. American Heart Association says Insomnia may significantly increase Stroke RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Clarksville Online

    The risk of stroke may be much higher in people with insomnia compared to those who don't have trouble sleeping, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.

    Comment?

  3. Learn about Essential Oils April 26thRead the original story

    Thursday | WALA

    ... by as much as 50%. Carey says essential oils can be used to treat a variety of ailments including headaches, insomnia, ADD/ADHD, allergies, asthma and can even help with weight loss. She says lavender helps treat insomnia, anxiety, bruises, burns, ...

    Comment?

  4. Dr Reddy's Launches Insomnia Drug in US; Glenmark Gets FDA NodRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Newindpress

    Pharma major Dr Reddy's Laboratories today said it has launched a drug to treat insomnia in the US market, following approval by the Food & Drug Administration .

    Comment?

  5. Mylan launches generic version of LunestaRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Business Journal

    Mylan Inc. said it had begun to offer Eszopiclone tablets in three strengths as the generic version of the insomnia treatment Lunesta.

    Comment?

  6. 5 Reasons to LIKE Branson Mobile MassageRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Examiner.com

    ... the amount of pain in as little as one weeks time. While medication and lifestyle changes are often used to treat insomnia, insomnia is associated with a lack of serotonin and massage actually increases serotonin levels, making it an ideal, natural ...

    Comment?

  7. Watch for sleep drug risksRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Miami Herald

    "It's a lifestyle thing; everybody's got it," says Gregg Jacobs, an insomnia specialist at the Sleep Disorders Center at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

    Comment?

  8. The Z-drugs: zolpidem, zopiclone, and zaleplonRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Notes from Dr. RW

    From a recent review : The Z-drugs zolpidem, zopiclone, and zaleplon were hailed as the innovative hypnotics of the new millennium, an improvement to traditional benzodiazepines in the management of insomnia.

    Comment?

  9. Seniors and sleeping pills: Empowered patients choose wiselyRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... The empowerment intervention can be found online on the JAMA Internal Medicine website. Common medication to treat insomnia, anxiety, itching or allergies can have a negative impact on memory or concentration in the elderly, according to Dr. Cara ...

    Comment?

  10. Health Update: The Importance of Healthy Sleeping HabitsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | County 10 News

    ... four sleep disorders are common in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Insomnia - Symptoms of insomnia include the inability to initiate or maintain sleep, early morning awakening and excessive sleepiness ...

    Comment?

  11. Brainwave Optimization Associated with Clinical Improvements After Traumatic Brain InjuryRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | PRWeb

    ... injury. According to the researchers, 'use of HIRREM was associated with reduction in self-reported symptoms of insomnia, depression, and post-traumatic stress.' Brain State Technologies announced today the presentation of results from a case series ...

    Comment?

  12. Controlling stress a vital health moveRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... that is admirable and can be helpful to wellness, within reason -- but often fail to connect their symptoms of insomnia, feeling "pressed for time," weight gain and fatigue as side-effects of stress on the body. One doesn't have to look far to see ...

    Comment?

  13. How To Sleep Better On A PlaneRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | The Huffington Post

    ... that sleeping pills aren't always effective or safe, and many think their use should be limited. "If you have an insomnia disorder, you probably need to see somebody who specializes in insomnia, you might need extra help," says Michael A. Grandner, ...

    Comment?

  14. Insomnia Linked to Increased Risk of Subsequent StrokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Mental Help Net

    Insomnia is associated with an increased risk of subsequent stroke, especially among younger adults, according to a study published online April 3 in Stroke .

    Comment?

  15. Insomnia May Lead To Higher Stroke Risk, Study SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Rehab Management

    A study appearing in the journal Stroke targets insomnia in relation to subsequent stroke.

    Comment?

  16. Many take prescription sleep aids, but these drugs have risksRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Cape Cod Times

    Insomnia. "It's a lifestyle thing; everybody's got it," says Gregg Jacobs, an insomnia specialist at the Sleep Disorders Center at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

    Comment?

  17. 5 Reasons to LIKE Branson Mobile MassageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Examiner.com

    ... the amount of pain in as little as one weeks time. While medication and lifestyle changes are often used to treat insomnia, insomnia is associated with a lack of serotonin and massage actually increases serotonin levels, making it an ideal, natural ...

    Comment?

  18. Dr. Oz: Aspirin slashes cancer risk 36%, and natural anxiety and pain remediesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Examiner.com

    ... can relieve chronic pain just as effectively as ibuprofen. SAM-e has also been shown to relieve depression. Insomnia. Dr. Low Do suggested taking a supplement that combines valerian root, hops, and passion flower to improve sleep. Studies show this ...

    Comment?

  19. Insomnia may significantly increase stroke riskRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | Holtville Tribune

    The risk of stroke may be much higher in people with insomnia compared to those who don't have trouble sleeping, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.

    Comment?

  20. Survey: Both Physicians and Payers Are Sensitive to Risk of Next-Day...Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | P&T Community

    According to a survey conducted by Decision Resources Group, a health care research firm located in Burlington, Mass., U.S. and European psychiatrists identified the highest level of unmet need in insomnia treatment to be for new therapies with a reduced risk of abuse and tolerance.

    Comment?