Depression

Waking Earlier May Help Cut Our Depression Risk By A Lot

6 days ago   |   By Scary Mommy

I often have trouble falling asleep. In fact, most nights I toss and turn, my mind overthinking or worrying or just plain ol' too tired to settle down for the night. I've always been a morning person. I'd wake up with the sun or the birds, whichever I heard or saw first. I thrive in the morning; it's when I get the most done. As someone who is diagnosed with anxiety and mild depression , and someone who takes medication for both, learning about how waking up earlier in the morning can help cut my depression risks , I felt a sense of relief. Though I currently take medication for my mental...
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Trouble Falling Asleep Predicts Later Cognitive Impairment

Trouble Falling Asleep Predicts Later Cognitive Impairment

6 days ago   |   By MedPageToday

Trouble falling asleep predicted cognitive impairment 14 years later, a longitudinal analysis showed.
Of all insomnia symptoms, only trouble falling asleep was linked to later cognition, reported Afsara Zaheed, MS, a PhD candidate...
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