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A 15-year longitudinal study shows that childhood insomnia symptoms that persist into adulthood are strong determinants of mood and anxiety disorders in young adults.(Shutterstock)
A 15-year longitudinal study shows that childhood insomnia symptoms that persist into adulthood are strong determinants of mood and anxiety disorders in young adults.(Shutterstock)

Childhood insomnia linked with mental health disorders in early adulthood: Study

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 01:52 PM IST
Childhood insomnia symptoms have been shown to be associated with internalizing disorders, which include depressive disorders and anxiety disorders.
Weight cycling linked to increased sleep problems in women (representative image)(Unsplash)
Weight cycling linked to increased sleep problems in women (representative image)(Unsplash)

What is weight cycling and how it increases sleep related problems in women?

ANI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2021 07:47 AM IST
  • Losing and regaining at least 10 pounds or more is known as weight cycling and a new study has found that it increases the risk of insomnia and other sleep problems in women.
Too stressed to sleep? Try therapeutic lavender oil like Bhagyashree(Instagram/bhagyashree.online)
Too stressed to sleep? Try therapeutic lavender oil like Bhagyashree(Instagram/bhagyashree.online)

Too stressed to sleep? Try therapeutic lavender oil like Bhagyashree

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2021 04:55 PM IST
  • Watch: Bhagyashree gushes on the healing purposes of lavender oil and here’s why you should give it a try too
Individuals with high ADHD-traits that do not meet the criteria for a diagnosis are less able to perform tasks involving attentional regulation or emotional control after a sleepless night than individuals with low ADHD-traits, suggest the findings a new study.(Unsplash)
Individuals with high ADHD-traits that do not meet the criteria for a diagnosis are less able to perform tasks involving attentional regulation or emotional control after a sleepless night than individuals with low ADHD-traits, suggest the findings a new study.(Unsplash)

Study reveals individuals with ADHD-traits are more vulnerable to insomnia

Washington | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale
PUBLISHED ON DEC 19, 2020 02:55 PM IST
Individuals with high ADHD-traits that do not meet the criteria for a diagnosis are less able to perform tasks involving attentional regulation or emotional control after a sleepless night than individuals with low ADHD-traits, suggest the findings a new study.
According to the study, existing mental health problems put a person at higher risk of Covid-19 infection.(AP)
According to the study, existing mental health problems put a person at higher risk of Covid-19 infection.(AP)

Insomnia, dementia, anxiety most common among those infected by Covid-19: Lancet study

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 02:37 PM IST
Insomnia, dementia and anxiety disorder were most common among people infected by the coronavirus, even if they had no previous psychiatric history, the study found.
Sushant Singh Rajput had admitted to be claustrophobic and an insomniac.
Sushant Singh Rajput had admitted to be claustrophobic and an insomniac.

Sushant Singh Rajput admitted he was claustrophobic in 2015 interview, had said he had insomnia too. Watch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2020 08:45 AM IST
A video interview from 2015 shows Sushant Singh Rajput admitting to being claustrophobic. The same was denied by his ex-girlfriend Ankita Lokhande. They were together until 2016.
As there is no urgency or timings of attendance, even if one is working from home, it leads to a lethargic state of mind and body(Photo: Istock; for representational purposes only)
As there is no urgency or timings of attendance, even if one is working from home, it leads to a lethargic state of mind and body(Photo: Istock; for representational purposes only)

Don’t let the lockdown push you to the brink of insomnia

Hindustan Times | By Ruella Philips
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2020 10:42 AM IST
For most of us, life was on autopilot, with a planned structure. But now, with no need to report to work, most of us are spending nights either working, surfing the internet or watching OTT content
Older people with depression, who also experience persistent and worsening sleep disturbances, are at much higher risk of remaining depressed, suggests a recent study.(Unsplash)
Older people with depression, who also experience persistent and worsening sleep disturbances, are at much higher risk of remaining depressed, suggests a recent study.(Unsplash)

People with persistent insomnia more likely to remain depressed

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2020 06:35 PM IST
Older people with depression, who also experience persistent and worsening sleep disturbances, are at much higher risk of remaining depressed, suggests a recent study.
Actor Athiya Shetty has complained how she has been having sleep issues
Actor Athiya Shetty has complained how she has been having sleep issues

Losing the snooze amid Covid-19 crisis: Celebs share their struggles with insomnia and how to tackle it

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2020 04:24 PM IST
Actors such as Athiya Shetty, Nimrat Kaur, Sonnalli Seygall, among others have revealed how they are plagued by sleeplessness
Insomnia is a very common type of sleep disorder in which people have trouble falling and or staying asleep.(Unsplash)
Insomnia is a very common type of sleep disorder in which people have trouble falling and or staying asleep.(Unsplash)

Having trouble sleeping? It could be a of these 5 sleep disorders

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2020 02:15 PM IST
Sleep disorders are a group of conditions that affect the aptitude to sleep well on a regular basis. It is a common problem nowadays that coincides with a simple headache and day-to-day stress.
Insomnia is a driver of suicide, and people with severe insomnia may safely benefit from taking a sedative to help address their sleep problems as it reduces their suicidal thoughts, a study suggests.(Unsplash)
Insomnia is a driver of suicide, and people with severe insomnia may safely benefit from taking a sedative to help address their sleep problems as it reduces their suicidal thoughts, a study suggests.(Unsplash)

Sleeping pills may reduce suicidal thoughts

New York | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 05:37 PM IST
Insomnia is a driver of suicide, and people with severe insomnia may safely benefit from taking a sedative to help address their sleep problems as it reduces their suicidal thoughts, a study suggests.
For nights when sleep eludes you, try a rotating stock of soporific bedtime books(Illustration: Sunil Kumar Mallik)
For nights when sleep eludes you, try a rotating stock of soporific bedtime books(Illustration: Sunil Kumar Mallik)

Humour: Bedtime stories

Hindustan Times | By Rehana Munir
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 12:34 AM IST
From tossers and turners to happy snorers, where do you fall on the sleep spectrum?
Finding it hard to sleep at night? If so, blame your genes.(Unsplash)
Finding it hard to sleep at night? If so, blame your genes.(Unsplash)

Insomnia could be in your genes

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2019 06:20 PM IST
Finding it hard to sleep at night? If so, blame your genes, say researchers, who identified 57 genes associated with symptoms of insomnia, affecting 10 to 20 per cent people worldwide.
Early surgical menopause is known to be associated with more severe menopause symptoms. (Shutterstock)
Early surgical menopause is known to be associated with more severe menopause symptoms. (Shutterstock)

Women who undergo surgical menopause likely to have insomnia, finds study

New York | By IndoAsian News Service
PUBLISHED ON NOV 14, 2018 02:41 PM IST
The findings showed that women who underwent surgical menopause reported facing extreme sleep troubles, compared with women with natural menopause.
According to Ayurveda, sleep issues are linked to low energy levels(Shutterstock)
According to Ayurveda, sleep issues are linked to low energy levels(Shutterstock)

Say goodnight to sleeplessness!

Hindustan Times | By Shikha Sharma
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2018 10:21 PM IST
6 herbs to help kick insomnia out of your life
Some of the problems that acupressure can effectively resolve are arthritis, fibromyalgia, sciatica, hypertension, digestive disorders, menstrual Irregularities, sexual disorders and insomnia.(Shutterstock)
Some of the problems that acupressure can effectively resolve are arthritis, fibromyalgia, sciatica, hypertension, digestive disorders, menstrual Irregularities, sexual disorders and insomnia.(Shutterstock)

10 beneficial acupressure points for weight loss and good health

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2018 09:15 AM IST
Acupressure points: If you are struggling with lifestyle diseases, acupressure may offer you some relief. Here are 10 expert-recommended acupressure points that you need to know about.
Tips to sleep better: Insufficient sleep can double your chances of dying from heart disease or stroke, as well as hinder weight loss.(Shutterstock)
Tips to sleep better: Insufficient sleep can double your chances of dying from heart disease or stroke, as well as hinder weight loss.(Shutterstock)

Tips to sleep better, 5 simple shortcuts before bedtime to ensure you wake up fresh

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2018 05:19 PM IST
Tips to sleep better: Are you having trouble sleeping? Make simple tweaks to your diet to enjoy sound sleep and wake up refreshed.
Insomnia can affect your weight loss routine, and increase chances of heart disease and pregnancy complications.(Shutterstock)
Insomnia can affect your weight loss routine, and increase chances of heart disease and pregnancy complications.(Shutterstock)

Don’t take insomnia lightly, here are 5 health conditions caused by sleep disorders

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 27, 2018 11:46 AM IST
Insomnia may be fairly common, but it can also lead to and aggravate several health conditions. Here’s all you need to know about it.
Hot dogs and other processed meat snacks can contribute to mania, an abnormal mood state characterised by hyperactivity, euphoria and insomnia.(Shutterstock)
Hot dogs and other processed meat snacks can contribute to mania, an abnormal mood state characterised by hyperactivity, euphoria and insomnia.(Shutterstock)

Hot dogs and other processed meats can lead to manic episodes

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2018 03:53 PM IST
Eating processed meat snacks, be it salami or hot dogs, can lead to mania, says this new study.
Apart from solid foods, babies tend to sleep better on their backs than on their stomachs.(Shutterstock)
Apart from solid foods, babies tend to sleep better on their backs than on their stomachs.(Shutterstock)

Babies who are introduced to solid foods earlier tend to sleep better

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2018 11:07 AM IST
The study found that infants in the group which had solids introduced early slept longer and woke less frequently than those infants that followed standard advice to exclusively breastfeed to around six months of age.
There are two sleep cycles at night and one in the afternoon which depends on whether an individual sleeps late or rises early.(Shutterstock)
There are two sleep cycles at night and one in the afternoon which depends on whether an individual sleeps late or rises early.(Shutterstock)

5 expert-approved ways to help you sleep better, stay healthy

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2018 09:00 AM IST
Suffering from insomnia or oversleeping? You need to follow these useful hacks for optimum sleep.
Weight loss, fitness fails: Binge eating and cheat days should not be part of your weight loss regime.(Shutterstock)
Weight loss, fitness fails: Binge eating and cheat days should not be part of your weight loss regime.(Shutterstock)

Exercise, diet not helping you lose weight? You could be making these 4 simple mistakes

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2018 09:00 AM IST
Your weight loss and fitness goals may look distant despite exercising regularly and following a healthy diet if you don’t the basics right. Here are 4 lifestyle mistakes that can negate your best efforts.
The study found that mothers who received adequate sleep were less likely to be permissive with their adolescents. (Shutterstock)
The study found that mothers who received adequate sleep were less likely to be permissive with their adolescents. (Shutterstock)

Study says mothers with teens must get proper sleep for 1 surprising reason

Indo-Asian News Service, New York | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2018 06:16 PM IST
Mothers who have trouble sleeping may engage in more permissive parenting, that is parenting marked by lenient or liberal discipline, says a study.
This hormone could solve your insomnia.(Shutterstock)
This hormone could solve your insomnia.(Shutterstock)

Insomnia and sleep problems can be solved with melatonin, here’s how

Asian News International, Washington D.C. | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 02:16 PM IST
Melatonin is the hormone that helps you sleep better. But do you know how it works?
To sleep well, make some small lifestyle changes, from the kind of mattress you sleep on to the activities you do leading up to bedtime.(Shutterstock)
To sleep well, make some small lifestyle changes, from the kind of mattress you sleep on to the activities you do leading up to bedtime.(Shutterstock)

Sleep better, faster: 9 steps to good night’s rest even if you have stress

Hindustan Times | By Meenakshi Iyer
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 01:58 PM IST
Here’s how to sleep well even if you are stressed. From changing your mattress to avoiding computer screens before going to bed, follow these tips to avoid insomnia or sleep problems.
Sleeping well is essential for overall health and fitness levels.(Shutterstock)
Sleeping well is essential for overall health and fitness levels.(Shutterstock)

If you’re having trouble falling asleep, start eating these foods

Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2018 10:07 AM IST
There are certain foods that can help you fight insomnia by promoting better sleep. Incorporate them in your daily diet with these easy to follow recipes.
Stress can affect your sleep. Reduce your anxiety levels to improve your sleep.(Shutterstock)
Stress can affect your sleep. Reduce your anxiety levels to improve your sleep.(Shutterstock)

Insomnia can make you fat. Here are 12 science-backed ways to sleep better

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2018 09:26 AM IST
Sleep influences every aspect of your health, from weight loss to digestion and detoxification. So, if you have trouble sleeping or suffer from insomnia, you need to make these 12 lifestyle changes right now.
The science on the subject is absolutely clear - the best sleep is enjoyed in darkness, as the lack of light triggers the body and sends it a critical signal that it is now time to sleep. (Shutterstock)
The science on the subject is absolutely clear - the best sleep is enjoyed in darkness, as the lack of light triggers the body and sends it a critical signal that it is now time to sleep. (Shutterstock)

4 ways parents can help their teens get enough sleep

Indo-Asian News Service, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2018 04:30 PM IST
Chronic sleep loss can hinder teens’ academic performance. It also increases the risk of health and safety problems among teens. What can parents do? Here are four tips to help parents promote healthy sleep in teens:
If you’re not getting your 8 hours a night, you’re likely to be stressed out, irritable, and in poor physical shape.(Shutterstock)
If you’re not getting your 8 hours a night, you’re likely to be stressed out, irritable, and in poor physical shape.(Shutterstock)

World Sleep Day: Having trouble sleeping soundly? Follow these 10 dos and don’ts

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2018 08:57 AM IST
If you’re suffering from insomnia, or finding it difficult to get a good night’s sleep, read on.
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