The Week That Wasn’t: Scented Sleep, Beyond BPA, Insomnia-Diet Link – Medscape

You may have recently seen articles about research showing that sleeping with a partner’s scent improves sleep, another harmful chemical lurking in “BPA-free” plastics, and insomnia increasing sugar intake. Here’s why you didn’t see them on Medscape Medical News. Scent of a Partner Improves Sleep Psychology researchers ran an interesting experiment to see whether the

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Sleep Trackers Can Make It Harder To Fall Asleep – NPR

Enlarge this image Sleep trackers have become increasingly popular, but for some people, perfecting their sleep score becomes an end unto itself. Yiu Yu Hoi/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Yiu Yu Hoi/Getty Images If you’re having a hard time falling asleep, that sleep tracker on your wrist might be to blame. And there’s a

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Review Outlines Guidance for Military Personnel, Veterans With Sleep Disorders – AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

In 2019, the US Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) approved clinical practice guidelines regarding management and treatment of chronic insomnia disorder and obstructive sleep apnea in VA and DoD patients. The VA/DoD Evidence-Based Practice Work Group formulated the framework to enable more effective screening, treatment, and managements of these diseases,

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The Management of Chronic Insomnia Disorder and Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Annals of Internal Medicine

Abstract Description: In September 2019, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) approved a new joint clinical practice guideline for assessing and managing patients with chronic insomnia disorder and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This guideline is intended to give health care teams a framework by which to screen,

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The skinny on why poor sleep may increase heart risk in women – Science Daily

Women who sleep poorly tend to overeat and consume a lower-quality diet, according to a new study from researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The findings provide new insight into how poor sleep quality can increase the risk of heart disease and obesity and points to possible interventions for improving women’s heart health. Previous

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