Insomnia

Opting for Dry January, Benefits and Negative Effect

Giving up alcohol for January can have both a positive and negative effect on your body, an expert has shared.

While there are obvious benefits associated with avoiding alcohol, such as a reduced risk of developing cancer and liver disease later in life, Dry January can also have a surprising detrimental impact on your body.

Sleep-wake disorders more common during pandemic: Expert

The coronavirus has affected many aspects of life but sleep is among those that are most concerning, according to the chairman of Turkey Respiratory Research Association (TÜSAD).

Dr. Oğuz Köktürk told Anadolu Agency that sleeping and waking up late have caused sleep-wake rhythm disorders that are currently seen more often in the current state of home isolation.

The Disease of the New Age - About 25% of the People Have Suffered from Depression at least Once

One in four people worldwide has suffered form depression at least once. Depression states have a serious impact on the economy as well, with funds being released for treatment, Dr. Katsarov said. Albena Drobachka reports an increase in cases of depression worldwide.

Tiger Woods Had 5 Drugs in System at Time of Arrest

Tiger Woods had five different drugs in his system when he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) in May, according to a toxicology report, announced BBC. 

A urine test revealed a mixture of strong painkillers, sleep and anxiety drugs and THC, which is a chemical component of marijuana.

Meet the girl that sleeps only 1 hour a night! (video)

Insomnia is a sleeping disorder, which can often affect a patient’s life in all aspects, even leading to depression. Insomnia, however, is a very mild condition compared to other more serious disorders. Imagine, foe example, if you only slept as long as an hour and a half a night! A 3-year-old girl has a rare condition which means she can survive on an hour of sleep a night.