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  1. Reducing insomnia can decrease inflammation, lower risk for chronic disease in older adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Medical News

    Lack of sleep can make you sick. And while everybody has the occasional restless night, for those who suffer from chronic insomnia - some 15 percent of older adults in the United States - that sleep loss can increase the risk for cardiovascular disease , hypertension, weight gain, type 2 diabetes , and even lead to an earlier death.

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  2. How to ensure the quality of sleep then ensure the slimming effectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | LivePressWorld

    ... system is still hard work, This information is transmitted to the brain, can cause brain active, leading to insomnia. B] Attention bedtime activities Bedtime activities can not be too intense, Or make brain nerve cells that control muscle activity ...

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  3. New Study Links Insomnia Drug to Alzheimer's; 100% Fruit 'Berry Sleepy' Provides AlternativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | PRWeb

    Long-term use of several common anti-anxiety and insomnia drugs could increase the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease later on in life. According to the new study published in BMJ-British Medical Journal , consistant use of benzodiazepines -- including medications such as diazepam, lorazepam, alprazolam and clonazepam -- is associated with up to a 51 percent increased risk for Alzheimer's among those who use the drugs for three months or longer.

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  4. Treating insomnia in elderly reduces inflammation, lowers risk for chronic diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Science Daily

    Insomnia can cause chronic inflammation, which can lead to hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, and more. This study finds that curing the insomnia reduces the inflammation and hopefully reduces disease.

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  5. Best Herbs to Fight InsomniaRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | HealthCentral

    If you are dealing with insomnia, you may want to try a natural treatment route before seeking out help with over the counter or prescription drugs. Countless people use herbs to treat insomnia with success.

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  6. Alarming Increase in Ambien EmergenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Patch.com

    ... almost 5 million drug-related visits to US emergency departments in 2010.) FDA-approved for short-term treatment of insomnia , zolpidem is the active ingredient in prescription medications sold under the brand names Ambien, Ambien CR, Edluar and ...

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  7. Sleeping seven to eight hours a night linked to taking fewer sick daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Fox News

    Adults who say they sleep between seven and eight hours per night miss fewer work days due to sickness than others, according to a Finnish study. The researchers calculate that if insomnia, apnea and other kinds of sleep disturbances were eliminated, the total cost of worker sick days could be cut by 28 percent.

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  8. Study: Alzheimer's linked to anxiety, sleep medicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | KFVS12

    ... Xanax and Valium. Those drugs are named in the study as a link to an increased risk of Alzheimer's. The drugs treat insomnia and anxiety, but the study found over time the medications caused memory loss and diminished thinking skills in patients. ...

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  9. Anxiety, sleep drugs linked to Alzheimer's in older peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... Benzodiazepines -- marketed under such names as Xanax, Valium, Ativan and Klonopin -- are widely used to treat insomnia, agitation and anxiety, all of which can be early signs of impending Alzheimer's disease in the elderly. But the current study ...

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  10. Drugs used for anxiety, sleep are linked to Alzheimer's disease in older peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Los Angeles Times

    Alzheimer's disease appears to be more likely in those who have intensively taken a class of drugs, benzodiazepines, widely used to treat insomnia and anxiety, says a new study. Alzheimer's disease appears to be more likely in those who have intensively taken a class of drugs, benzodiazepines, widely used to treat insomnia and anxiety, says a new study.

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  11. Study: Anxiety drugs may lead to Alzheimer's diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | WHDH

    A new study suggests long-term use of many commonly prescribed drugs may be linked to Alzheimer's disease. Researchers followed a group of seniors taking Valium and Xanax to treat insomnia and anxiety.

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  12. Common sleep, anxiety pills fuel Alzheimer's: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Toronto Star

    ... shows. Benzodiazepines-marketed under such names as Xanax, Valium, Ativan and Klonopin-are widely used to treat insomnia, agitation and anxiety, all of which can be early signs of impending Alzheimer's disease in the elderly. But the current study ...

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  13. Study: Prescription drugs may be linked to Alzheimera TMsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    A new study suggests that long-term use of many commonly prescribed drugs to treat insomnia and anxiety may be linked to AlzheimerA a a s disease. "Study: Prescription drugs may be linked to AlzheimerA a a s" is categorized as "world".

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  14. Anxiety Medications May Be Tied to Alzheimer's RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | MedlinePlus

    Older adults who habitually use sedatives for anxiety or insomnia may have a heightened risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests. The drugs in question are benzodiazepines, a widely prescribed group of sedatives that include lorazepam , diazepam and alprazolam .

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  15. Xanax, Valium Raise Alzheimer's Risk: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | News Max

    Older adults who habitually use sedatives for anxiety or insomnia may have a heightened risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests. The drugs in question are benzodiazepines, a widely prescribed group of sedatives that include lorazepam , diazepam and alprazolam .

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  16. FDA approves new type of sleep drug, BelsomraRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... today approved Belsomra (suvorexant) tablets for use as needed to treat difficulty in falling and staying asleep (insomnia). Belsomra is an orexin receptor antagonist and is the first approved drug of this type. Orexins are chemicals that are ...

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  17. 6 Things You Didn't Know About InsomniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Health.com

    Waking up on the right side of the bed can be tougha if you only fell asleep 30 minutes ago. We all know what it feels like to toss and turn throughout the night but for nearly 10 percent of Americans, insomnia is a chronic problem-lasting a month or longer, and characterized by difficulty falling or staying asleep .

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  18. XenoPort and the NIAAA Announce Clinical Trial Agreement to Study...Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Business Wire

    ... are abstinent at treatment initiation, gabapentin delayed the onset to heavy drinking and improved the symptoms of insomnia. In these studies, gabapentin was generally well-tolerated. Discovered and developed by XenoPort, gabapentin enacarbil is a ...

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  19. Nottingham company develops unique treatment for insomniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Nottingham Evening Post

    WORKING in a high-pressure job and fighting insomnia every night left Glen Davies trapped in a vicious circle of exhaustion for months. The 25-year-old account executive, who lives in The Park, Nottingham, found himself taking work worries home and became increasingly restless.

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  20. sleep duration and sick timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | RedOrbit

    ... 7 hours, 46 minutes for men. A significant increase in work absences due to sickness was also noted for those with insomnia -related symptoms, early morning awakenings, feeling more tired than others and sleeping pill use. " Optimal sleep duration ...

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