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Sleep disorders up health care visits, costs for low back pain

(HealthDay)—The presence of a sleep disorder diagnosis has a significant effect on low back pain (LBP)-related health care visits and costs, independent of pain intensity and disability, according to a study published online July 5 in Spine. Daniel Rhon, D.Sc.,

Obstructive sleep apnea may be one reason depression treatment doesn’t work

When someone is depressed and having suicidal thoughts or their depression treatment just isn’t working, their caregivers might want to check to see if they have obstructive sleep apnea, investigators say. That’s true even when these individuals don’t seem to

Take a bath 90 minutes before bedtime to get better sleep

Biomedical engineers at The University of Texas at Austin may have found a way for people to get better shuteye. Systematic review protocols—a method used to search for and analyze relevant data—allowed researchers to analyze thousands of studies linking water-based

Scientists link frequent use of sleep medication with changes to risk of developing dementia

Many older adults who have trouble sleeping take medication to help them sleep. New research, presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2019, suggests certain groups of people who take sleep medication may be at a higher risk of developing

Poor sleep quality and fatigue plague women with premature ovarian insufficiency

Sleep disturbances are a frequent complaint of women in the menopause transition and postmenopause. A new study demonstrates that women with premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) who are receiving hormone therapy have poorer sleep quality and greater fatigue than women of

Dreamless sleep actually contributes to illness, according to sleep expert

According to a recently published comprehensive review of data, dreamless sleep can contribute to illness, as reported on Science Daily. Rubin Naiman, a sleep and dream specialist at the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, examined data regarding the causes and

Why you should stop buying vitamins and get more sleep instead

One recent study revealed no evidence that selenium supplements help prevent diabetes, even in geographical areas where there are relatively low amounts of selenium in the natural diet. Credit: Shutterstock Almost half of all Canadians regularly take at least one