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Simple Trick to Fall Asleep Fast

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Sleep Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

About 30% of Americans are plagued by sleep problems.

They may have difficulty falling asleep. Some awaken too early and can’t get back to sleep. Frustration sets in when the problem repeats itself night after night.

Little wonder that so many people resort to sleeping pills. But study after study shows they aren’t a good solution. They work only in the short term, if at all.

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New Scientific Evidence Proves Cannabis Relieves Pain and Insomnia

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Pain Relief, Sleep Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Many seniors swear by cannabis or CBD for easing chronic pain and insomnia. But up until recently, there was little scientific evidence that cannabis products worked for these conditions.

A major new study changes that.

The study was published in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. Researchers analyzed a survey of 1,000 people who take medical marijuana.[i]

Of the subjects who took cannabis for pain relief:

  • 80% rated it as “very or extremely helpful.”
  • 82% were able to reduce or stop taking over-the-counter pain medications.
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This One Healthy Habit Can Cure Insomnia in Just a Week

In All Health Watch, Cognitive Health, Featured Article, Sleep Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Insomnia is one of the most frustrating health problems. Not only is it extremely common (about 31% of Americans suffer from it), but the cause is often hard to pin down.[1]

That makes curing it difficult.

So people resort to sleeping pills, which don’t work well in the long term and have serious side effects.

A new study shows that insomnia may be caused by something almost of all of us have started doing in the last 20 years.

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Nighttime Bathroom Trips Are a Sign of This Serious Health Condition

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning, Heart and Cardiovascular, Sleep Health by Garry Messick1 Comment

Having to get up repeatedly at night to use the bathroom is more than an annoyance. It can destroy your chances for restful sleep. Of course, that means you’ll be tired and less productive during the day.

But a new study shows that nocturnal bathroom trips may signal something more serious.

The research was performed at Japan’s Tohoku Rosai Hospital. Scientists examined 3,749 subjects.

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Alzheimer’s Creeps Into Your Brain in the Dead of Night

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Featured Article, Longevity, Sleep Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the greatest failures of mainstream medicine. An estimated 5.7 million Americans suffer from it. And by 2050 that number is expected to more than double.[i]

But conventional doctors don’t have a clue about how to treat the disease…or even what causes it.

Now, a new study shows that Alzheimer’s creeps into your brain in the dead of night.

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The Deadly Disease Caused by Lack of Sleep

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Featured Article, Health Videos, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Disease, Sleep Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Six hours.

That’s the minimum amount of sleep you need each night for a healthy heart, according to a major new study.

The research was published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.[1]

About 4,000 subjects were divided into groups depending on how much sleep they got.

The researchers measured levels of atherosclerosis in the subjects’ femoral and carotid arteries using ultrasound.

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