Why Sleeping Pills may NOT cure Insomnia

Screen Shot 2014-10-09 at 9.45.22 AMGuess what? It turns out that taking sleeping pills may not be the cure you are looking for. An article was just published today that discusses new research linking insomnia and sleep apnea. From a group of insomnia patients, “91 percent of those who completed a sleep study suffered from previously undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea” (http://www.stevenspointjournal.com/story/life/2014/10/05/new-research-links-insomnia-sleep-apnea/16645087/). Sleeping pills have a lot of side effects including addiction, dizziness, uncontrollable shaking, and impairment (http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/guide/understanding-the-side-effects-of-sleeping-pills). So, you may want to figure out if you have Sleep Apnea as soon as possible. I wrote a post about simple sleep apnea indicators (http://wp.me/p5950Y-1w) not too long ago. Check it out to see if you may have this condition.

 

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Poor Sleep = Higher suicide risk

I just read an article on a subject that needs more attention … that is how poor sleep can affect your psyche. The study, performed by the Stanford Mood Disorders Center, as described in the article, shows that “individuals who do not sleep well are at increased risk for death by suicide, irrespective of mood” (http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/831522). I can attest to the fact that severe sleep apnea caused me to not think clearly, have road rage (which shocked me), and feel severely depressScreen Shot 2014-10-09 at 10.02.42 AMed. So, I can understand how over a long period of time, someone could lose hope depending on the severity of the sleep apnea condition. This also coincides with another post discussing a study that linked sleep apnea with brain damage (http://wp.me/p5950Y-2n). This is why it is so important for people to overcome their sleep apnea as soon as possible.

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