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More light during the day calms people with Alzheimer's-4770

More light during the day calms people with Alzheimer's

People with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia may experience changes in their sleep patterns, such as difficulty sleeping or taking naps during the daytime. Among the non-drug treatments are spending time in sunlight in the mornings, along with avoiding stimulants, adhering to a regular schedule and getting daily exercise (Alzheimer’s Association).

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Too much and too little sleep could affect cognition-4728

Too much and too little sleep could affect cognition

At two intervals about four years apart, sleep duration was reported by 15,385 women in the Prospective Nurses’ Study who also underwent cognitive testing. Participants were 70 years and older at baseline.

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Too little sleep may lead to widespread pain in older adults-4608

Too little sleep may lead to widespread pain in older adults

Background in a new study states that musculoskeletal pain
is more prevalent as people age, with up to 80% of people 65 years of age and older experiencing daily pain. Widespread pain that affects multiple areas of the body affects 15% of women and 10% of men over age 50.

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Maybe we aren't sleepier as we age-4483

Maybe we aren't sleepier as we age

The American Time Use Survey is composed from interviews asking people about their daily activities. In 2012, women ages 65 years and older reported an average of 8.8 hours/day sleeping and men reported an average of 8.7 hours. For those ages 15-19 years, women averaged 9.7 hours/day and men averaged 9.5 hours/day sleeping (Bureau of Labor Statistics).

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Yoga may relieve insomnia for menopausal women-4372

Yoga may relieve insomnia for menopausal women

As the background in a study reports, many women experience insomnia during menopause. They also feel the rush of body heat known as hot flashes and night sweats. To investigate if nonpharmaceutical approaches could relieve symptoms, 249 healthy, previously sedentary women were assigned to participate in yoga, a moderate aerobic exercise program, or usual activity.

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Everyday activity improves sleep during menopause-3631

Everyday activity improves sleep during menopause

Symptom of menopause experienced by women in midlife include difficulty sleeping and night sweats (nocturnal hot flashes).

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