Insomnia

how to get good sleep in a pandemic

With the pandemic approaching a year, coronasomnia is more topical than ever as poor sleep directly affects immunity. “During sleep, our immune system releases proteins called cytokines,” says Dr. Ivana Rosenzweig, sleep doctor and consultant neuropsychiatrist at Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospital and lecturer in sleep at King’s College London. “Sleep deprivation can reduce the …

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I couldn’t get to sleep so I tried 11 popular insomia cures

How did you sleep last night Insomnia rates have skyrocketed during consecutive bans: anyone would think that facing constant existential threats isn’t the ideal preparation for a refreshing eight hours. Recommended remedies abound – behavioral, pharmaceutical, nonsensical, and overt bleeding – and I’ve tried most of them. Insomnia can be a competitive sport and I’m …

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Acupuncture on Sleep & Comorbid Symptoms for Chronic Insomia

Plain Language Summary Acupuncture has been used to treat chronic insomnia for years, but no study has focused on the comprehensive evaluation of acupuncture on sleep (subjective and objective) and comorbid symptoms. This was the first randomized controlled clinical trial to study the therapeutic effect of acupuncture at a pair of acupoints on insomnia. This …

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