Study: 25% of Americans experience acute insomnia every year
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  July 2, 2018  
  Sleep Disorder  
  The latest sleep disorder news from News Medical  
 Sleep disorders appear to be first sign of serious neurological diseasesSleep disorders appear to be first sign of serious neurological diseases
 
Sleep disorders are often the first sign of serious neurological diseases. Neurologists should inquire extensively about the quality of their patients' sleep.
 
   Sleep paralysis, hallucinations found to be widespread in student athletesSleep paralysis, hallucinations found to be widespread in student athletes
 
Pilot data from a recent study suggest that sleep paralysis and dream-like hallucinations as you are falling asleep or waking up are widespread in student athletes and are independently associated with symptoms of depression.
 
   Greater screen time linked to insomnia, depressive symptoms among adolescentsGreater screen time linked to insomnia, depressive symptoms among adolescents
 
Preliminary results from a new study indicate that greater amounts of daily screen time are associated with more insomnia symptoms and shorter sleep duration among adolescents.
 
   Even mild sleep disturbances can increase blood pressure in womenEven mild sleep disturbances can increase blood pressure in women
 
It is well known that chronic sleep deprivation can affect cardiovascular health. But according to a new study from Columbia University Irving Medical Center, even mild sleep problems, such as having trouble falling asleep, can raise blood pressure in women.
 
 Study: 25% of Americans experience acute insomnia every year
 
Study: 25% of Americans experience acute insomnia every yearAbout 25 percent of Americans experience acute insomnia each year, but about 75 percent of these individuals recover without developing persistent poor sleep or chronic insomnia, according to a study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania which will be presented Monday at SLEEP 2018, the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC.
 
 
 Researchers assess impact of sleep apnea treatment on diabetes management
 
Researchers assess impact of sleep apnea treatment on diabetes managementFor adults with diabetes, managing the disease is a day-in, day-out effort to control the factors that affect blood sugar levels.
 
 
 Loyola Medicine study: Floppy eyelids linked to sleep apnea
 
Loyola Medicine study: Floppy eyelids linked to sleep apneaA Loyola Medicine study is providing further evidence that floppy eyelids may be a sign of sleep apnea.
 
 
 Immigrants suffer from more sleep disturbances than non-immigrants
 
Immigrants suffer from more sleep disturbances than non-immigrantsPreliminary data from a recent study show high levels of emotional distress could be causing immigrants to have more sleep disorder symptoms than non-immigrants.
 
 
 Sleep problems associated with decreased work productivity
 
Sleep problems associated with decreased work productivityPreliminary results from a new study suggest that several sleep-related symptoms are associated with decreased work productivity.