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Insomnia can cause problems during the day, such as excessive sleepiness, fatigue, trouble thinking clearly or staying focused, or feeling depressed or irritable. It is not defined by the number of hours you sleep every night. Although the amount of sleep a person needs varies, most people need between 7 and 8 hours of sleep a night.
Children of refugees with PTSD have increased risk for psychiatric disorders

Children of refugees with PTSD have increased risk for psychiatric disorders

Maternal anxiety increases child's risk for ADHD

Maternal anxiety increases child's risk for ADHD

Children of anxious mothers have double the risk of hyperactivity in adolescence

Children of anxious mothers have double the risk of hyperactivity in adolescence

Behavioral problems during childhood can lead to adult insomnia

Behavioral problems during childhood can lead to adult insomnia

Discovery of second gene responsible natural short-sleep

Discovery of second gene responsible natural short-sleep

Self-administered acupressure could help improve lower back pain symptoms

Self-administered acupressure could help improve lower back pain symptoms

Insomnia associated with increased risk of heart disease, stroke

Insomnia associated with increased risk of heart disease, stroke

Women with diabetes at greater risk for sleep disturbances

Women with diabetes at greater risk for sleep disturbances

People who work with animals may be at increased risk of mental health issues

People who work with animals may be at increased risk of mental health issues

Caffeine before bedtime has little effect on sleep quality, but alcohol and nicotine does

Caffeine before bedtime has little effect on sleep quality, but alcohol and nicotine does

Optimistic people tend to be better sleepers, study finds

Optimistic people tend to be better sleepers, study finds

Study examines how evening use of alcohol, caffeine and nicotine affects sleep outcomes

Study examines how evening use of alcohol, caffeine and nicotine affects sleep outcomes

Obstructive sleep apnea may be one reason for treatment-resistant depression

Obstructive sleep apnea may be one reason for treatment-resistant depression

Common medications can masquerade as dementia in seniors

Common medications can masquerade as dementia in seniors

Sleep quality and fatigue among women with premature ovarian insufficiency

Sleep quality and fatigue among women with premature ovarian insufficiency

A Portable Solution for the On-scene Identification of Kratom

A Portable Solution for the On-scene Identification of Kratom

Unpleasant experiences could be countered with a good night’s REM sleep

Unpleasant experiences could be countered with a good night’s REM sleep

Caffeine may cause problems for individuals with anxiety disorder

Caffeine may cause problems for individuals with anxiety disorder

Sleep disorders in patients with low back pain linked to increased healthcare visits, costs

Sleep disorders in patients with low back pain linked to increased healthcare visits, costs

More than 936 million people have sleep apnea, ResMed-led analysis reveals

More than 936 million people have sleep apnea, ResMed-led analysis reveals