Tag Archives: sleep deprivation

Marijuana, Without THC, Helps Treat Epilepsy: New Study

A study by NYU Langone Medical Center studied the impact of a medicine made from marijuana after removing its hallucinogenic ingredient THC and found it effective in bringing down epilepsy seizures among children. The medicine called Epidiolex, contains a liquid form of cannabidiol, one of marijuana’s more than 100 ingredients. It doesn’t contain THC, the hallucinogenic ingredient found in marijuana ...

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Poor Sleep? It’s Linked to Air pollution, Says Study

  Your exposure to air pollution or nitrogen dioxide and small particulates known as PM 2.5s are linked could impact the body note merely with breathing problems but also irritating your nose, your sinuses and the back of your throat, all leading to sleep disruption as well, said researchers. Martha Billings of the University of Washington said air pollutants entering ...

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Not getting Sleep? Blame it on Pain, Chronic Pain, Belief

There are many individuals who suffer from insomnia or sleeplessness and now researchers blame it on pain or fear among people that they may not get sleep due to pain conditions such as back pain, fibromyalgia and arthritis. "I won’t be able to cope with my pain if I don’t sleep well," is the common thinking among these patients with ...

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Walnuts, Mediterranean Diet Reduce Weight in Women, Says New Study

In a toast to Mediterranean diet, a study by researchers of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine proves that weight loss programs that provide healthy fats, such as olive oil in the Arab diet, or a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet have similar impacts on pound-shedding. To be precise, the researchers hit upon a meal plan rich in walnuts, ...

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3-year Old Diagnosed With Type-2 Diabetes in US, Youngest Ever

In a rare case, a three-and-a-half-year-old girl has been diagnosed with type-2 diabetes, making her one of the youngest people ever detected with the disease. Type 2 diabetes is linked to poor diet and obesity. It is most common among the middle-aged and elderly people, but in the last few years type 2 diabetes have taken lives of poor children. ...

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Top 6 Mantras to Keep Diabetes Far Away From You

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Are you sure that your blood sugar is in control? There are about 8.1 million diabetes cases which go undiagnosed every year. Joy Bauer, a nutrition expert, has suggested to start with incorporating some of the simple lifestyle changes, like monitoring blood glucose levels, taking medication as directed by doctors, maintaining a healthy weight, aiming for at least 30 minutes ...

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Less Sleep Increases Blood Pressure in Night: Study

Those who suffer from sleep deprivation continuously may encounter increased night time blood pressure, facing heart attacks during the nights, says new research. “For the first time, we demonstrated that insufficient sleep causes increases in night time blood pressure and dampens nocturnal blood pressure dipping,” said lead author Naima Covassin from Mayo Clinic in the US. The study was based ...

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