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Is hair loss a side effect of Adderall?

Is hair loss a side effect of Adderall?

Adderall is a combination of the stimulant drugs amphetamine and dextroamphetamine. Doctors prescribe it for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy, and they sometimes use it off-label for other conditions. Although taking Adderall can cause hair loss in some people, this is a relatively uncommon side effect. Some people misuse Adderall […]

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What are the benefits of sleeping naked?

What are the benefits of sleeping naked?

Many people wear pajamas, large tees and underwear, or another type of comfortable attire in bed. However, there may be a number of health benefits associated with sleeping naked. In this article, we take a look at some of the potential health benefits of sleeping with nothing on. We also cover some tips for sleeping […]

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10 ways to improve gut health

10 ways to improve gut health

Gut health refers to the balance of microorganisms that live in the digestive tract. Looking after the health of the gut and maintaining the right balance of these microorganisms is vital for physical and mental health, immunity, and more.These bacteria, yeasts, and viruses — of which there are around 100 trillion — are also called […]

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Does Taking Screens Away Help Sleep-Deprived Teens?

Does Taking Screens Away Help Sleep-Deprived Teens?

Latest Sleep News MONDAY, May 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Cutting teens‘ evening screen time can improve their sleep in just one week, a new study finds. Research shows that exposure to too much light in the evening — particularly blue light from smartphones, tablets and computers — can affect the brain’s clock and production […]

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Women With Sleep Apnea May Have Higher Cancer Odds Than Men

Women With Sleep Apnea May Have Higher Cancer Odds Than Men

Latest Sleep News WEDNESDAY, May 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Some people with sleep apnea have an increased risk of cancer, and the odds may be higher for women than men, researchers say. “Recent studies have shown that low blood oxygen levels during the night and disrupted sleep, which are both common in [obstructive sleep […]

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LED Blue Light Poses Eye, Sleep Risks: Report

LED Blue Light Poses Eye, Sleep Risks: Report

FRIDAY, May 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The blue light in LED lighting used in many consumer products may harm your sleep and pose a risk to your eyes, a new report warns. Latest Sleep News Specifically, there is new evidence that this type of light can disturb biological and sleep rhythms and damage the […]

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How sleep and mood impact working memory

How sleep and mood impact working memory

Two new studies assess how working memory — the memory we use on a day-to-day basis in decision-making processes — is affected by age, mood, and sleep quality and whether these factors impact memory together or on their own. Two new studies investigate how sleep quality, mood, and age affect a person’s working memory. Working […]

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Stress, insomnia may triple death risk for those with hypertension

Stress, insomnia may triple death risk for those with hypertension

A stressful work environment coupled with a lack of sleep can result in a threefold-higher risk of cardiovascular death in people with hypertension. Having both a stressful job and difficulty sleeping may dramatically increase a person’s risk of cardiovascular death. Recent research looked at how stress and insomnia affected the health of employees who have […]