Too little sleep among teens may increase their risk of health problems (dailyRx News) Not getting enough sleep can have serious effects on physical and mental health. This is particularly true for teens, whose bodies and minds are still developing. Not getting enough sleep can interfere with teens’ emotional well-being and how frequently they choose…

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Obstructive sleep apnea increased risk of stroke and cancer (dailyRx News) Having one health condition can often put someone at risk for another health condition. Such is the case with obstructive sleep apnea, a common but underdiagnosed sleep disorder. During obstructive sleep apnea, a person frequently stops breathing for at least 10 seconds at a…

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Sleep disturbances linked to poor health related quality of life in middle aged women (dailyRx News) Previous studies have found that middle-aged women have more sleep issues than middle-aged men. However, it’s not clear why this is. A recent study found that approximately one in four middle-aged mothers were not satisfied with their quality of…

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Risk factors associated with persistent insomnia were poor sleep quality and low mental health quality of life (dailyRx News) Many people have insomnia symptoms from time to time, but who’s at risk for persistent insomnia? That’s a question researchers recently set out to answer. These researchers found that poor sleep quality and poor mental health…

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