Experts highlight nocturia as most common cause of poor night’s sleep
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  April 9, 2018  
  Sleep Disorder  
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 Experts highlight nocturia as most common cause of poor night’s sleepExperts highlight nocturia as most common cause of poor night’s sleep
 
On World Sleep Day, scientists are highlighting the number one reason that people are waking up at night – nocturia (otherwise known as the need to get up and urinate more than once during the night).
 
 
 Sleep like a Victorian to help insomniaSleep like a Victorian to help insomnia
 
Sleeping like a person living in the Victorian times is the new strategy to combat sleeplessness or insomnia it seems. Before the industrial revolution and rise of electricity, most people would go to bed when it got dark. They would sleep for around five hours and then wake up. The next hour or so would be dedicated to chores around the house, reading, relaxing or intimacy and then the people would settle down for a second round of sleep.
 
   Study finds increased risk of motor vehicle crashes in sleep-deprived individualsStudy finds increased risk of motor vehicle crashes in sleep-deprived individuals
 
Excessive sleepiness can cause cognitive impairments and put individuals at a higher risk of motor vehicle crash.
 
   Pediatric psychologist shares 11 warning signs of childhood depressionPediatric psychologist shares 11 warning signs of childhood depression
 
When your teen snaps at you for having the gall to say hello to them in the morning and wakes up mad at the world, it can be easy to dismiss this behavior as normal adolescent moodiness.
 
   Weight loss surgery widely underutilized among young patients with severe obesityWeight loss surgery widely underutilized among young patients with severe obesity
 
Among U.S. teenagers and young adults with severe obesity, a new study finds that only a small percentage undergo weight loss surgery, even though it is broadly considered the most effective long-term weight loss therapy.
 
 Time’s running out: The frail in Puerto Rico face end of hurricane relief programs
 
Time’s running out: The frail in Puerto Rico face end of hurricane relief programsStraddled across Ausberto Maldonado’s backyard in Bayamon, a suburb of San Juan, is a nagging reminder of Hurricane Maria’s destructive power.
 
 
 Diabetes and Vision
 
Diabetes and VisionWhen most people think of diabetes, they think of sugar levels and are unaware of the effects it can have on the eyes. Dr. Alan Mendelsohn discusses diabetes associated conditions and how they are managed.
 
 
 Audiologist urges tinnitus sufferers facing 'revolving door healthcare' to seek support
 
Audiologist urges tinnitus sufferers facing 'revolving door healthcare' to seek supportAn audiologist from the UK’s leading tinnitus clinic is urging sufferers to seek support after a study has revealed considerable regional variation in tinnitus service provision across the UK, particularly in the availability of psychological treatments.
 
 
 Study examines how use of sleep tracker data may improve patient-provider communication
 
Study examines how use of sleep tracker data may improve patient-provider communicationAccording to a survey by Pew Research, nearly two-thirds of adults in the U.S. collect their own data on at least one health indicator through the use of tracking devices and apps, and it is estimated by industry analysts that over 30 million Americans have access to their sleep data.