Tag: "sleepy" at medical news
AASM to school-bound: Sleep is the right ingredient for academic success
...ur old friends through a clear mind, rather than a sleepy
fog, adds Dr. Downey. Several studies that outline the adverse effects of poor sleep among children and teens with regards to their academic performance were presented at SLEEP 2007, the 21st Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Soci...
Journal Sleep: Longer CPAP use at night can normalize one's daytime functioning
...e, in contrast, individuals who remain excessively sleepy
despite more than seven hours of CPAP use per night. The determination of a recommended nightly duration of CPAP use is also dependent on which outcome is viewed as the most reflective of clinical improvement, added Weaver. OSA, a sleep related br...
Approved medical resident hours still resulting in sleepy doctors
... are reporting to work for a 24-hour shift already sleepy
and, on post-call, exhibit sleepiness in the pathologic range. This degree of sleepiness is seen in medical conditions such as obstructive sleep apnea and narcolepsy. This has the potential to impact decisions about patient care, especially on a post...
Doctors neglect insomnia in older patients
...ntal health. Simply asking a patient, "Do you feel sleepy
during the day?" will clue doctors whether to pursue further questioning about sleep in a patient....
Effects of new sleep medication appear unlikely to have potential for abuse or cognitive impairment
...ach drug, how strong the drug was and how alert or sleepy
they felt, and also underwent cognitive and motor function tests. Trained research staff members also rated the participants' behavior, including how sedated and impaired they seemed and how much they slept. None of the three doses of ramelteon sh...
Breathing problems during sleep increase risk of depression
...ad difficulty sleeping at night (insomnia) or felt sleepy
during the day. During the 3,202 sleep studies, 334 showed no evidence of reduced or paused breathing. Among cases of sleep-related breathing disorder, 1,911 were categorized as minimal, defined as an average of fewer than five incidences of reduce...
Allergic rhinitis associated with impaired sleep quality
...rs, took longer to fall asleep and more often felt sleepy
during the day. Among the 591 patients with aller...ened, individuals slept fewer hours at night, felt sleepy
more often during the day, took longer to fall asleep and found it more necessary to take sedative d...
Penn researchers find many commercial drivers have impaired performance due to lack of sleep
...ion that causes a poor quality of sleep, also were sleepy
and had performance impairment. Allan Pack, MB, ChB, PhD, who headed the study, said the tired truck drivers had impaired performance similar to that of drivers who are legally drunk. "We identified some very impaired people," said Pack, a sleep ex...
Sawing the ZZZZZs: getting old needn't keep you awake, Saint Louis University geriatricians say
...s you are taking on sleep. Wait until you're sleepy
to go to bed. Avoid heavy meals before bedtime. If you're hungry, eat a light snack. Limit liquids in the evening. Keep a regular schedule. Rest and retire at the same time each day. Eat and exercise regularly. Man...
People keep driving even when sleepy
... to which drivers are able to assess that they are sleepy
while driving. Researchers in France examined the association between self reported driving while sleepy
and the risk of serious road traffic accidents (RTAs) in 13,299 middle aged drivers. They collected ...
Adolescents feel less biological pressure to head to bed early
...p builds up more slowly. As a result, teens aren't sleepy
until later in the evening. "We've found another part of the story the mechanism in the brain that builds up sleep pressure is working at a different rate in adolescents than in pre-pubescent children," says co-author Mary Carskadon, PhD, director ...
Long residency hours linked with impaired performance similar to effects of drinking alcohol
...ermeasure education in residency programs. Because sleepy
residents may have limited ability to recognize the degree to which they are impaired, residency programs should consider these risks when designing work schedules and develop risk management strategies for residents, such as considering alternative ...