Insomnia

Positive Results for Lemborexant in Insomnia Disorder Study

Positive Results for Lemborexant in Insomnia Disorder Study

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SUNRISE 2 is an ongoing long-term efficacy and safety study (N=900) of adults (aged 18 to 88 years) with insomnia disorder who have difficulty falling and/or staying asleep.

Digital Cognitive Therapy Eases Daytime Effects of Insomnia

Digital Cognitive Therapy Eases Daytime Effects of Insomnia

Digital CBT is effective in improving functional health, psychological well-being, and sleep-related quality of life in people reporting insomnia.

Acute Insomnia Found to Be Common Among Good Sleepers

Acute Insomnia Found to Be Common Among Good Sleepers

Acute insomnia is common among good sleepers, and about three-quarters of those with AI recover good sleep.

Insomnia Found to Be Common but Mild in Older Adults

Insomnia Found to Be Common but Mild in Older Adults

Insomnia is common in older community-dwelling adults, but usually mild.

Antidepressant Use for Insomnia: Is It Effective?

Antidepressant Use for Insomnia: Is It Effective?

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For this study, researchers identified 23 randomized controlled trials that included a total of 2806 adults with a primary diagnosis of insomnia to examine the relationship between antidepressant use and insomnia treatment.

Blocking Blue Light May Reduce Insomnia

Blocking Blue Light May Reduce Insomnia

Wearing amber lenses for 2 hours before bedtime is associated with improved sleep, for individuals with insomnia symptoms.

Alzheimer Disease Linked to High Cumulative Doses of Zolpidem in Elderly

Alzheimer Disease Linked to High Cumulative Doses of Zolpidem in Elderly

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Zolpidem has been associated with memory loss and decline in cognitive function.

Prescription, OTC Sleep Medications Often Used in Older Adults

Prescription, OTC Sleep Medications Often Used in Older Adults

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Over 33% of older adults have reported using medication to help them sleep.

Melatonin Effective for Children With Autism and Insomnia

Melatonin Effective for Children With Autism and Insomnia

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The treatment was effective in patients with autism with or without comorbid ADHD or neurogenetic disorders.

Guidelines for Diagnosing and Treating Insomnia

Guidelines for Diagnosing and Treating Insomnia

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There are guidelines that should be followed when treating patients with insomnia.

Mental Health Improved with Online Therapy for Insomnia

Mental Health Improved with Online Therapy for Insomnia

Digital CBT is linked to reduced insomnia, paranoia, and hallucinations for university students.

Past Behavior Influences Prescribing of Insomnia Drugs

Past Behavior Influences Prescribing of Insomnia Drugs

A doctor who prescribed a particular insomnia medication in the past was 3 times as likely to continue prescribing the same drug

Acupressure May Help Improve Sleep Quality in Nursing Home Residents

Acupressure May Help Improve Sleep Quality in Nursing Home Residents

Acupressure may help significantly improve sleep quality index scores in the elderly.

Clinical Massage, Guided Imagery May Improve Insomnia, Pain

Clinical Massage, Guided Imagery May Improve Insomnia, Pain

Interventions with clinical massage or guided imagery may help ease pain and anxiety in patients in a progressive care unit.

Weight Loss Linked to Improvements in Daytime Sleepiness

Weight Loss Linked to Improvements in Daytime Sleepiness

A marked improvement in daytime sleepiness was observed in patients who underwent surgical weight loss procedures.

Poor Sleep Quality, Short Duration May Increase Risk of Gestational Diabetes

Poor Sleep Quality, Short Duration May Increase Risk of Gestational Diabetes

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Women who were pregnant and slept for less than 6 hours per night or had poor sleep quality had a greater risk of developing gestational diabetes.

Internet-Based Insomnia Treatment Appears Effective

Internet-Based Insomnia Treatment Appears Effective

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Over 56% of SHUTi patients were still in full remission at 1-year follow-up.

Delayed Sleep Onset Linked to Insulin Resistance in Women

Delayed Sleep Onset Linked to Insulin Resistance in Women

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The study supports previous findings of hyperarousal of the inflammatory system as a mechanism of insulin resistance.

Insomnia Associated With Increased Risk of Depression

Insomnia Associated With Increased Risk of Depression

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Overall, 26 of the 34 studies suggested a positive relationship between insomnia and depression.

Sleep Duration, Quality Impacts Atrial Fibrillation Risk

Sleep Duration, Quality Impacts Atrial Fibrillation Risk

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Reduced REM sleep was correlated with a 23% increased risk of atrial fibrillation, while insomnia was associated with a 29% increased risk.

Menopause Transition Associated With Worsening Insomnia

Menopause Transition Associated With Worsening Insomnia

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Women who experienced surgical menopause were more likely to suffer worse insomnia symptoms after 10 years of follow-up.

Sleep Disturbance Common in Chronic Pain

Sleep Disturbance Common in Chronic Pain

Opioid usage may exacerbate the problem.

FDA Elevates Warning for Psychomotor Impairment With Ambien

FDA Elevates Warning for Psychomotor Impairment With Ambien

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Vehicle drivers and machine operators should be warned that there may be a possible risk of adverse reactions the morning after taking the medication.

Addressing Sleep Problems To Improve Seizure Control in Epilepsy

Addressing Sleep Problems To Improve Seizure Control in Epilepsy

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Some patients who are approaching seizure control can achieve improvement or seizure freedom by addressing sleep issues.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Improves Insomnia in Menopause

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Improves Insomnia in Menopause

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The telephone-based treatment would allow for broader patient utilization.

Sleep Disruption Alters Pain Sensitivity

Sleep Disruption Alters Pain Sensitivity

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Sleep disruption alters positive affective pain modulation.

ACP Guidelines: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy First-Line Treatment for Insomnia

ACP Guidelines: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy First-Line Treatment for Insomnia

Drugs should only be considered in insomnia if CBT is not successful.

Insomnia May Alter White Matter Tracts in Right Brain

Insomnia May Alter White Matter Tracts in Right Brain

Primary insomnia patients have lower FA values in regions in the right brain.

Patients With Fibromyalgia Struggle to Stay Asleep

Patients With Fibromyalgia Struggle to Stay Asleep

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Despite a greater sleep drive, patients with fibromyalgia struggle to stay asleep.

Disrupted Sleep Affects Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Integrity

Disrupted Sleep Affects Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Integrity

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Researchers identify connection between disordered sleep, cardiovascular health, and subcortical infarcts in older adults.

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