Tag: sleep apnea symptoms

Cut Your Sleeping Pill Dosage Says FDA

The Food and Drug Administration is requiring manufacturers of certain sleeping pills, including Ambien, to reduce current recommended dosages. Ambien, as well as the generic forms of Ambien, all contain the ingredient zolpidem, which can cause morning drowsiness. The National Institute of Health cautions that Ambien can cause impaired motor...

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Link Between Sleep and Alzheimer’s?

Start good sleeping habits young!@Laurence Monneret A preliminary study being presented this month and reported in Web MD suggests that the poorer your sleep, the more likely you may be to develop Alzheimer’s disease. “We found that if people had a lot of awakenings during the night, more than five...

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Elderly Women With Sleep Apnea at Higher Risk for Dementia

@Comstock, Getty Images Elderly women with sleep apnea had an 85% higher risk of developing mild cognitive impairment or dementia than elderly women without sleep apnea according to researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. They studied 298 women, roughly a third were diagnosed with sleep-disordered breathing. The average...

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