Psychology & Psychiatry

AASM: Multicomponent CBT recommended for chronic insomnia

(HealthDay)—Multicomponent cognitive behavioral therapy is strongly recommended for the treatment of chronic insomnia in adults, according to a new clinical practice guideline issued by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Resources to maintain healthy lifestyle amidst COVID-19 outbreak

With the evolving impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) in communities across the country, many Americans are facing new challenges keeping them from getting to the office, school, grocery store or gym. The American Heart Association, ...

Health

Top athletes should sleep better—and they can

Top athletes are generally good sleepers. However, there is certainly still something to be gained in the field of so-called 'sleep hygiene,' and light therapy is a promising strategy for optimal sleep, concludes sleep expert ...

Health

I can't sleep. What drugs can I (safely) take?

If you're having trouble sleeping, medicines shouldn't be your first option. Exercise regularly, cut back on coffee (and other caffeinated drinks) after midday, eat less in the evening, ease up on "screen time" before, and ...

Sleep apnea

New study links poor sleep quality to atrial fibrillation

Poor sleep quality appears to be an important risk factor for atrial fibrillation, report scientists in the first study of its kind to demonstrate a relationship between poor sleep quality independent of sleep apnea and a ...

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