Insomniacs May Be More Sensitive to Pain, According to One Study

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Insomniacs May Be More Sensitive to Pain, According to One Study

People with insomnia or poor sleep quality may be less tolerant of pain, new research suggests.
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Vets With PTSD Might Need Sleep Apnea Screening: Study

FRIDAY, May 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) — For U.S. veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the risk of sleep apnea increases along with the severity of the mental health condition, a new study contends.
Sleep apnea — a common sleep disorder in which breathing frequently stops and starts — is potentially serious.
Researchers lookedSee Original Article

Shift Work Linked to Health Problems

MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Shift work may harm your health, a new study warns.
Researchers examined data on nearly 1,600 people in Wisconsin, comparing the health of shift workers with those who worked a 9-to-5 schedule.
The results showed that shift workers were more likely to be overweight than people who didn’t do shift […]<See Original Article

Too Much, Too Little Sleep May Up Stroke Risk for Those With High Blood Pressure

By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter
FRIDAY, May 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People with high blood pressure who sleep less than five hours or more than eight hours each night may have significantly higher odds of a stroke, new research suggests.
Analyzing data from more than 200,000 U.S. residents with high blood pressure, scientists determinedSee Original Article