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News tag: insomnia


Combined effect of caffeine and sugar taken together

17 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Caffeine and sugar, two daily ingredients for many people worldwide, have been documented extensively on their individual effects on health. A recent study however, looked at whether people react to sugary caffeinated drinks differently than they do to unsweetened caffeinated drinks. Caffeine and sugar alter body’s metabolism after a long-term…


Alcohol disrupts sleep patterns, causing insomnia

11 Dec, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
To the long list of alcohol’s negative effects, we should add its interference with homeostasis, which can even cause insomnia. Drinking alcohol to fall asleep significantly interferes with sleep homeostasis, the body’s mechanism for regulating sleep, according to researchers at University of Missouri School of Medicine. The study was published…