Even though insomnia is the most common sleep disorder, it is often left unrecognized and untreated, despite advances in diagnosis and management. The risk of developing other illnesses, such as diabetes, depression, hypertension, and possibly even death in older adults increases if insomnia is left untreated...
Researchers have developed a risk assessment scoring system that they believe may better identify certain adults - especially African Americans - at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke than does the cur... Read Post
A study in the April 1 issue of the journal SLEEP is the first to demonstrate that chronic insomnia with objectively measured short sleep time is an independent and clinically significant risk factor for hypertension. Read Post