Epilepsy Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia

To the brain, sleep deprivation is ‘like drinking too much’

New¬†research confirms that lack of proper sleep has a severe impact on how the brain functions, with potentially dangerous consequences arising in daily life. Share on PinterestSleeplessness slows down our brains, which affects how we perceive stimuli. This may put us in dangerous situations. Lately,¬†many studies have focused on how sleep affects the ways in […]

Restless Legs Syndrome Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia

Sleep disruption has genetic links with obesity, schizophrenia

For the first time, researchers have found genetic links between sleep disturbance and a range of conditions, such as restless legs syndrome, obesity, and schizophrenia. The study identifies genetic links between sleep disturbance and a range of health conditions, including restless legs syndrome, obesity, and schizophrenia. In the journal Nature Genetics, scientists from the United […]