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Sleep Medicine in the News – Our Top Picks This Week!

Friday 11th Feb 2022

Welcome to our roundup of the week’s best sleep stories and top industry news from around the world, including; all things sleep health, sleep apnea, telemedicine and breakthroughs in these fields:

This Is the Best Temperature for a Good Night’s Sleep –

If you’ve ever spent the night tossing and turning in a too-warm bedroom (or shivering in a frigid one), you know that temperature plays a pretty important role in getting a good night’s sleep.

Searching for Good Sleep? Here’s What You’re Doing Right – and Wrong –

About 32% of people feel more tired these days than they did before the pandemic began, according to the results of a new HealthDay/Harris Poll survey. About 28% says they’re getting less sleep than they did before the pandemic.

Study shows more sleep time could help with weight loss – Healio

Adults who were overweight and extended the amount of time they normally slept lowered their daily energy consumption more than those who did not, data in JAMA Internal Medicine show.

The Association Between Cushing’s Syndrome and Sleep Apnea – Cureus

Cushing’s syndrome is a metabolic disorder related to excess cortisol production. Patients with Cushing’s syndrome are at risk for the development of other comorbid medical conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and obstructive sleep apnea.

How Do We Know We’re Tired? – SleepReview

Throughout evolution sleep has remained universal and essential to all organisms with a nervous system, including invertebrates such as flies, worms, and even jellyfish.  Why animals sleep despite the continuous threat of predators, and how sleep benefits the brain and single cells still remains a mystery.

Sleep Apnea Symptoms to Watch For –

This article discusses the symptoms and risk factors for sleep apnea.

Risk Factors for Sleep Apnea Differ in Children and Adults –

Risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) — a condition in which airflow is blocked intermittently during sleep — differ between children and adults with cystic fibrosis (CF), according to a study.

***and one awesome sleep influencer you should follow this week!***

Tonia L Farmer, MD – A.K.A DrNoseBest on TikTok!

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