Researchers reveal five insomnia types
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  February 8, 2019  
  Sleep Disorder  
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 Researchers reveal five insomnia typesResearchers reveal five insomnia types
 
Researchers at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience revealed that there are five types of insomnia. This finding was published on Monday January 7 by The Lancet Psychiatry. A commentary in the journal stated that the finding could be a new page in the history of insomnia, promoting discoveries on mechanisms and interventions.
 
   Sleep apnea patients struggle to remember details of life memories, study showsSleep apnea patients struggle to remember details of life memories, study shows
 
People with sleep apnea struggle to remember details of memories from their own lives, potentially making them vulnerable to depression, new research has shown.
 
   Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation (HGNS) for Sleep ApneaHypoglossal Nerve Stimulation (HGNS) for Sleep Apnea
 
This article examines the use of Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation (HGNS) for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
 
 Study shows link between air pollution and increased risk of sleep apnea
 
Study shows link between air pollution and increased risk of sleep apneaThe ill effects of air pollution may literally be causing some people to lose sleep, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.
 
 
 Experts address sleep disorders following traumatic brain injury
 
Experts address sleep disorders following traumatic brain injuryDisorders of sleep are some of the most common problems experienced by patients after traumatic brain injury. It is important to recognize and treat these problems early to allow for optimal cognitive recovery, but because they are so common, the importance of treating them is often underestimated.
 
 
 Mice sleeping fitfully help unravel mystery of insomnia
 
Mice sleeping fitfully help unravel mystery of insomniaMice that sleep fitfully could help researchers unravel the mystery of insomnia. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis studied mice genetically modified to mimic the genetic disease neurofibromatosis type 1, which is associated with sleep problems.
 
 
 Study finds risk factors linked to REM sleep behavior disorder
 
Study finds risk factors linked to REM sleep behavior disorderTaking antidepressants for depression, having post-traumatic stress disorder or anxiety diagnosed by a doctor are risk factors for a disruptive and sometimes violent sleep disorder called rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder, according to a study published in the December 26, 2018, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
 
 
 Proving Painsomnia is Real: A Case Study
 
Proving Painsomnia is Real: A Case StudyPainsomnia is experienced by anyone with a chronic pain causing them to lose sleep, which in turn lowers their tolerance to pain.
 
 
 Sleep problems found to be prevalent and increasing among college students
 
Sleep problems found to be prevalent and increasing among college studentsA study published in the Journal of Sleep Research indicates that sleep problems are both prevalent and increasing among students.
 
 
 Studies show broad benefits of rocking motion during sleep
 
Studies show broad benefits of rocking motion during sleepAnyone who has ever put a small child to bed or drifted off in a gently swaying hammock will know that a rocking motion makes getting to sleep seem easier.
 
 
 Poor blood oxygenation during sleep predicts chance of heart-related death
 
Poor blood oxygenation during sleep predicts chance of heart-related deathElderly men who experience extended episodes of interrupted breathing while asleep have a high risk of heart problems. Research shows for the first time that poor blood oxygenation is a good indicator of the chance of heart-related death, which cannot be attributed to sleep apnoea alone.