Those who report trouble sleeping are at increased risk of poor cardiometabolic health problems which can lead to type 2 diabetes.
Teens and young adults who are transgender are four times more likely to suffer from sleep disorders than their peers.
Those who suffer from poor sleep quality, including daytime sleepiness, snoring, or getting too much or too little sleep, are at increased risk of developing glaucoma.
Prenatal exposure to cannabis was associated with an increased risk of neuropsychological disorders, including anxiety and depression, in children. The risk grows as they enter adolescence and adulthood.
Study reveals a bi-directional link between daytime napping and cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer's disease. Researchers say longer, more frequent napping was associated with worse cognition after one year, and worse cognition was linked to longer and more frequent daytime naps.
Obstructive sleep apnea may impact your behavior when driving, a new study reports. People with sleep apnea who experienced eight additional disruptions in breathing per hour had a 27% increased risk of making dangerous driving moves, such as speeding, hard breaking , or accelerating suddenly.
People who suffer from REM behavioral disorder, a sleep disorder linked to an increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease, exhibit limited movement of their trunk during dream re-enactment.
43% of children who experience insomnia continue to experience symptoms of the sleep disorder during adolescence and into adulthood.
Children who snore while they sleep have thinner gray matter in several areas of the frontal lobes. Significantly, the reduction in gray matter correlated with behavioral problems associated with sleep apnea. Some behavioral problems experienced include hyperactivity, increased aggression, and attention deficits.
Reduced levels of estrogen may not be the only risk factor for weight gain associated with menopause. A new study reports sleep disruptions also contribute to increased weight gain during menopause.