Sleep Awareness Week: Nightmare disorder in military personnel linked to sleep disorders, finds study

Sleep Awareness Week: Nightmare disorder in military personnel linked to sleep disorders, finds study

A good night’s sleep is no doubt crucial to a sound mental health. While it is a known fact that being deprived of the eight hours of sleep every night may have a damaging effect on cognitive ability, continual kip disturbances can affect one’s mental health too. Sleep disorders characterized by difficulty in falling or staying asleep affect millions of American adults, including members of the armed forces.   Read more

Kanye West hospitalized for exhaustion and sleep deprivation

Kanye West hospitalized for exhaustion and sleep deprivation

A good sleep is very important for a person’s mental and physical well-being. Sleep deprivation can increase a person’s risk to develop various health problems. One such case is of rapper Kanye West (39) who was reportedly admitted to UCLA Medical Center on November 21, 2016, to get treated for exhaustion and stress. The singer was admitted after a disturbance call from his residence. A leading cause of West’s exhaustion could be sleep deprivation due to his busy schedule, say reports. Read more

Risk of suicide goes up due to disruptions in sleep patterns: Study

Risk of suicide goes up due to disruptions in sleep patterns: Study

“Sleep is life’s nurse, sent from heaven to create us anew day by day.” The quote by novelist and dramatist Charles Reade aptly describes “sleep” as the most productive and important act of our life. Getting enough sleep has numerous advantages, the most important aspect being its role in protecting one’s mental and physical health and in improving the quality of life. Read more