Sleep apnea common in atrial fibrillation patients

September 11, 2017 Umea University

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

A study involving cardiac patients at the University Hospital of Umeå shows that over 80 percent of patients treated for atrial fibrillation also have sleep apnea - a condition with pauses in breathing during sleep. The study, presented ...

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Can too little sleep ruin your relationship?

Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

Is your partner irritating? Have you stopped having a laugh, gone off sex and no longer care if they seem unhappy? Before you reach for a counsellor or lawyer, check how much sleep you are getting. While research has consistently linked ...

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NFL star Ryan Jensen says sleep apnea diagnosis 'saved my career'

Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

Football star Ryan Jensen said that a sleep apnea diagnosis "saved my career," after he could not understand why he was losing his strength and never feeling rested even after being in bed for over 8 hours a night....

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Healthy Aging Awareness Month: Improving the health of older adults

Aging, Wellness

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AFNS) -- Health plays a huge part in how we experience life, and determining current health situations can help lead to a longer and happier life. But what about healthy aging?...

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ADHD being missed in girls because they are not as 'disruptive' Nice warns

Children, ADHD

ADHD is being missed in girls because they tend not be as badly behaved as boys, new NHS guidance suggests....

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‘I assumed it was all my fault’: the adults dealing with undiagnosed ADHD

Children, ADHD

Michelle Beckett, a 44-year-old entrepreneur from Harrogate, always knew she was different. But, like many women who suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), she did not fit the stereotypical profile of a child with ...

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"Work Hard, Sleep Harder" - Tips from a Sleep Expert

September 05, 2017 Ashley Beyer of KUTV News 2

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

Dr. Sujay Kansagra is a sleep health consultant for Mattress Firm, the director of Duke University’s Pediatric Neurology Sleep Medicine Program and the author of the book “My Child Won’t Sleep.” Dr. Kansagra specializes in treating a ...

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Why Getting Too Little Sleep Could Lead To Risky Decision Making

September 05, 2017 David DiSalvo of Forbes

Pediatric Sleep Issues, ADHD, Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

The list of physical and mental problems that we know come from sleeping too little is getting longer.  A new study suggests another: shorting ourselves on sleep may lead to making riskier decisions. And the insidious part is that we ...

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There's more than melatonin to get kids to sleep

Children, Pediatric Sleep Issues, ADHD, Sleep, Sleep Apnea

Your child, no longer a baby, has trouble falling asleep. Or he wakes up in the wee hours of the morning and can't get back to sleep. Parents may worry if this happens more than occasionally. There's all kinds of advice for helping ...

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Back to school, back to planning for kids with autism, ADHD

September 04, 2017 Health Day News

Children, ADHD

The start of a new school year isn't always easy, especially for kids with developmental and behavioral issues, such as autism and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder....

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