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Night owls' health may benefit from 'simple' routine adjustments
Posted on Monday June 10, 2019

Night owls often face various health risks due to the misalignment between their body clocks and regular work schedules. A few easy adjustments could help.

Causes of vivid dreams
Posted on Wednesday June 05, 2019

Some common causes of vivid dreams include sleep deprivation, alcohol consumption, and substance use. Practicing good sleep hygiene may help prevent them. Learn more about the causes of vivid dreams here.

How a diabetes drug may reduce anxiety symptoms
Posted on Tuesday June 04, 2019

New research in mice shows how metformin, a common drug used to treat diabetes and prediabetes, can also help reduce symptoms associated with anxiety.

Why sleep is essential for health
Posted on Friday May 31, 2019

Sleep is important for energy, avoiding weight gain, lowering the risk of heart disease, and reducing stress. Learn more about the importance of getting a good night’s rest here.

Letter from the Editor: Self-love
Posted on Friday May 31, 2019

May is Mental Health Month. In this month's letter, Managing Editor Honor talks about the importance of self-love for mental health and well-being.

Why do I keep waking up at night?
Posted on Tuesday May 28, 2019

Waking up in the middle of the night is common. However, if it occurs often, it may signal the presence of an underlying condition. Sleep apnea, anxiety, and needing to urinate can all cause someone to wake up at night. Learn more about the possible causes here, along with some remedy options.

Through my eyes: High functioning autism
Posted on Friday May 24, 2019

'You don’t seem autistic' is something that I hear a lot. My name is Jonathan Rowland, and this is my experience of living with autism.

What are the best ways to stop overeating?
Posted on Thursday May 23, 2019

Overeating can lead to obesity and other health problems over time. However, people can take simple steps to control their appetite and eat more healthfully. These steps include eating slowly, checking portion sizes, and reducing stress. Learn more here.

Could exercise boost well-being among psychiatric inpatients?
Posted on Thursday May 23, 2019

A recent study investigates whether physical activity can improve well-being and reduce symptoms in the population of an inpatient psychiatric unit.

Anxiety: 11 of 21 studies say regulating gut bacteria may help
Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2019

A new review evaluating the findings of 21 studies suggests that interventions regulating the intestinal flora could help reduce anxiety symptoms.