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Sleep Triggered by Stress Can Help Mice Cope With Later Anxiety – Neuroscience News

Summary: Study reveals the how stress can induce sleep in mice, and how this stress-induced sleep can help reduce anxiety the following day. Source: Imperial College London Stress boosts a kind of sleep in mice that subsequently relieves anxiety, according to new research that also pinpoints the mechanism responsible. Since sleep is similar across mammals, …

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American Heart Association: Sleep Duration Is Essential Component for Heart and Brain Health

American Heart Association has added healthy sleep as essential for optimal cardiovascular health. American Heart Association adds sleep to cardiovascular health checklist. The American Heart Association has updated its checklist to measure cardiovascular health. It is now called Life’s Essential 8™ and adds healthy sleep as essential for optimal cardiovascular health. Other health and lifestyle …

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New Research Finds a Higher Dose of Melatonin Improved Sleep

New Research Finds a Higher Dose of Melatonin Improved Sleep

In a study published in The Journal of Pineal Research, 5 mg of melatonin increased total sleep time compared to placebo. In a small study of healthy adults aged 55 and older, 5 mg of melatonin increased total sleep time compared to placebo. Although recent research by the University of Cambridge and Fudan University found …

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Study: Restricted Sleep Increases Some Symptoms of Migraine

Study: Restricted Sleep Increases Some Symptoms of Migraine

Researchers found a significant decrease in cortical silent period duration after sleep restriction in patients with interictal migraine compared to controls. Using a transcranial magnetic stimulation method, researchers have found that reduced sleep alters central nervous inhibition from GABAergic and dopaminergic mechanisms differently in individuals with migraines versus those without. Migraine is a primary headache …

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