Alzheimer's / Dementia Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia

Just one night of bad sleep increases Alzheimer’s protein

If you think that a bad night’s sleep is harmless, think again. New research suggests that a single night of sleep deprivation can increase levels of a protein involved in Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers reveal that just one night of sleep deprivation can increase levels of beta-amyloid protein. Scientists from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse […]

Neurology / Neuroscience Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia

Insomnia: Why your brain may sleep without even knowing it

People with insomnia will often tell you that they haven’t slept a wink, even after you’ve just heard them snore. Recent research validates their experience and explains why this phenomenon occurs. The findings were published in the journal Sleep. People with insomnia may sometimes feel that they’re awake — even if they’re really sleeping. I’ve […]

Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia

What is a home remedy for snoring?

Snoring is caused by air vibrating in the upper respiratory tract. There are many recommended snoring remedies, but which are the most effective? According to the National Sleep Foundation 90 million American adults snore sometimes, and 37 million people snore on a regular basis. The causes of snoring are usually not serious. However, it may […]