Author: Danielle Cutler

Psychotherapist specializing in sleep disorders and insomnia

Depression is a mental disorder characterized by feelings of sadness, loss of pleasure, and decreased energy. There is evidence that sleep problems are linked to depression, as people with depression report poorer sleep quality and shorter sleep duration than people without depression. Poor sleep can lead to mood problems and an increased risk of developing other physical health problems. Insufficient sleep may also play a role in the development of depression. This article will elucidate the link between sleep and depression. What is depression? Depression is a serious mental illness that affects millions of people around the world. It’s characterized…

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Nighttime sleepiness is often a sign of a health problem, but what about excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS)? A new study found that up to one-third of adults suffer from EDS, which is defined as the inability to stay awake during the day. The study also found that people with EDS are more likely to have other health problems, like obesity and heart disease. The researchers say that more research is needed to figure out why some people develop EDS and how to treat it. IN this blog post, we will learn more about excessive daytime sleepiness. What is excessive daytime…

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Insomnia is a problem with falling asleep or staying asleep. People with insomnia often have trouble falling asleep, waking up in the middle of the night, or staying asleep for an extended period of time. There are many different types of insomnia and each person experiences it differently. Some people find that getting enough sleep is difficult no matter what they do, while others can struggle to get a good night’s sleep even on a regular schedule. The most common treatments for insomnia include medications, psychological therapies, and acupuncture. However, there is no cure that works for everyone. In this…

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People usually associate sleep with rest and relaxation, but recent research has shown that inadequate sleep can lead to higher levels of stress. The National Sleep Foundation reports that adults need around 7-8 hours of sleep per night to function effectively. However, nearly one-third of Americans report getting less than 6 hours of sleep a night. Many people who are excessively stressed may find it difficult to get a good night’s sleep because their minds are constantly racing. A lack of quality sleep can also lead to weight gain, lowered immune system function, and increased risk for chronic conditions such…

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