Mayo Clinic News Network

News Resources

Items tagged as "insomnia"

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Cancer causes: Popular myths about the causes of cancer Myths about secret cancer causes may lead you to worry about your own health and the health of your family. Before you panic, take a look at the facts. Heart attack symptoms: Know what's a medical emergency [...]

Created by Dana Sparks


Healthy chocolate: Dream or reality? Insomnia: How do I stay asleep? Cholesterol-lowering supplements: Lower your numbers without prescription medication Lactose intolerance Diverticulitis diet: Should I avoid nuts and seeds?

Created by Dana Sparks

Sleep Disorders Affect Majority of Elderly Participants in a Large Study

Sleeps disorders are common in the elderly, say researchers from Mayo Clinic who studied a large number of people in this age group in one Minnesota county. At the 2009 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting in Seattle on April 28, the researchers reported that 59 percent of 892 people, [...]

Created by Admin


Sleep. The topic is enough to keep you up at night! An estimated 50 to 70 million Americans have sleep disorders or are sleep deprived. Nine million of them are taking prescription medications in an effort to get a better night's rest. This week on Mayo Clinic Radio we'll tackle the "Sandman" and get some [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Tuesday Q & A: Sleep-friendly routines may help child fall asleep more easily

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 12-year-old son goes to bed each night around 10 p.m. but usually cannot fall asleep until 1 or 2 in the morning. Is this normal for a “tween,” or should I talk to his doctor? What are some things that could cause insomnia in someone his age? [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Load More