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Kristina Brooks

Kristina Brooks, Editor

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Multimedia Journalist specializing in science reporting. Bachelor's degree in Animal Science and Communications and MA in Broadcast Journalism.

How Humidifiers Help You Sleep

Using a humidifier when you sleep can go a long way toward reducing dryness and congestion. It does so by helping the tiny hairs in the nose to move freely and do their job of filtering out bacteria that may cause colds or trigger allergies. Humidifiers also prevent dryness that can lead... Read moreChevron

Martin Reed

5 Leading Causes of Insomnia

 

Insomnia is not fun. Prolonged insomnia can impact all areas of your life – from your relationships to your job to your finances and even your appearance. But finding out the root cause of your insomnia is the key to helping you overcome the issue.

 

As you begin to... Read moreChevron

posted 02/17/2015, comments (0)|
Martin Reed

Insomnia: Not Just for Adults!

It isn’t just adults who deal with insomnia. Studies now show that a quarter of all teenagers may be suffering from insomnia. Once unhealthy sleep patterns are established, it is not easy to change them. Teens that develop sleep problems may continue them into their adult... Read moreChevron

posted 02/02/2015, comments (0)|
Kristina Brooks

Kristina Brooks, Editor

(Profile)
Multimedia Journalist specializing in science reporting. Bachelor's degree in Animal Science and Communications and MA in Broadcast Journalism.

Can the "Body Clock" Help Cure Sleep Disorders?

Researchers say sleep disorders caused by disruption to the body’s internal clock may be treated by targeting a specific internal “clock protein,” based on a new study in Nature... Read moreChevron

Martin Reed

New Insomnia Drug, Belsomra, Approved in the United States

A new first-in-class prescription drug for insomnia was approved for release in the United States in August 2014. The drug, Belsomra (suvorexant), is an orexin receptor antagonist. It works by altering the signaling of orexins – neurotransmitters which... Read moreChevron

posted 01/02/2015, comments (0)|

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