Specially designed sleep interventions may alleviate PTSD risks in people with trauma, says new study
The study discovered that there is a time-sensitive window after experiencing a trauma where optogenetic intervention can help improve sleep duration and quality
Using weighted blankets may reduce sleep issues related to anxiety, insomnia and psychiatric disorders
The results of a study indicated that the use of weighted blankets resulted in better sleep maintenance, a higher daytime activity level and reduced daytime symptoms of fatigue, depression and anxiety.
A person with suicidal tendency may show anger, sudden calmness, improvement in their behaviour, insomnia or excessive sleeping.
Monophasic, biphasic or polyphasic: Amid stress brought on by pandemic, different sleep patterns come with many advantages
A disturbed sleep pattern is one of the main reasons behind sleep disorders, like insomnia and hypersomnia. But there are many types of sleep patterns and each one has its own benefits and disadvantages
Coronavirus outbreak may lead to rise in paranoia, depression and other mental health disorders, suggest studies
A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine in April 2020 indicated that public health emergencies of the scale of the novel coronavirus outbreak can evoke a number of emotional reactions and unhealthy behaviours in both individuals and communities
Having trouble getting sleep during coronavirus lockdown? Less use of phones, warm showers can help maintain sleeping pattern
Some studies have revealed that taking a warm shower before going to bed increases the chances of a sound sleep.
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 2019: PTSD in rape and domestic violence victims
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder caused by directly experiencing or witnessing very stressful, terrifying or distressing events.
Scientists are hard at work to understand the factors that help us to sleep and those that keep us awake.
Scientific studies have now linked insomnia with a host of other ailments including heart disease, diabetes and hypertension
Not getting enough sleep can lead to headaches, anger, drowsiness, loss of concentration and irritability, and in some cases, heart disease.
Music stimulates sleep and blocks the internal or external stimulus that would otherwise disrupt sleep.
Insomnia may raise your risks of an irregular and often rapid heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation or arrhythmia, that can further increase your risk of stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications, researchers have found
We laughed, we cried, we blew our collective minds watching these movies featuring Robin Williams.
If you happen to be one of those who often find it difficult to fall asleep at night, the reason could be usage of cellphones or tablets at bedtime.
The Dark Knight Rises, the final part of his Batman trilogy, is the biggest story he has told so far, says maverick Hollywood filmmaker Christopher Nolan.