How to deal with your worst nightmares, experts offer advice

How to deal with your worst nightmares, experts offer advice

Nightmares are very vivid and bad dreams that occur during the rapid eye movement (REM) phase of sleep. Although, it is very common in children, nightmares can happen to anyone, say doctors.  If the nightmares are persistent, psychotherapy and counselling can serve to be useful in addressing a person’s underlying emotional issues. Also listen to calm […]

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Do you feel scared quite often? Your sleep quality might be the reason

The quality of your sleep could play a role in how your brain responds to fear, which, in turn, could determine how likely you are to develop post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a small, new study suggests. People in the study who got more “rapid eye movement” (REM) sleep had less activity in the areas […]

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One in 10 people have ‘near-death’ experiences, finds new study

These near-death experiences (NDEs) are equally as common in people who are not in imminent danger of death as in those who have experienced truly life-threatening situations such as heart attacks, car crashes, near drowning or combat situations. The new findings were presented at the 5th European Academy of Neurology (EAN) Congress by researchers from […]

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Do you tend to kick and yell during sleep? Here’s why it happens

Taking antidepressants for depression, having post-traumatic stress disorder or anxiety diagnosed by a doctor are risk factors for a disruptive and sometimes violent sleep disorder called rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behaviour disorder, according to a study published in the December 26, 2018, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of […]

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Do’s and don’ts for a good night’s sleep

Sleep and well-being go hand in hand, and getting a good night’s sleep is just as important to your overall health as eating well and exercising regularly. When you sleep your body gets to work by healing damaged cells, boosting your immune system, recovering from the day’s activities and prepares your heart and cardiovascular system […]

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