March 2023 News

March 27, 2023

Insomnia, Sleep Apnea Rise in Women With MS

“Sleep disorders have gained substantial recognition for their role in cognitive decline, which affects up to 70% of people with multiple sclerosis.”- Dr. Braley. “However, as sleep disorders are frequently underdiagnosed, health care claims data miss many people with sleep disorders who were not evaluated for these conditions."-Dr. Dunietz.
March 12, 2023

Why sleep scientists think Standard Time is best

“Permanent Standard Time is better for human health. And the reason for that is because Standard Time best aligns our internal clock with the world around us, and so the closer those two things can be aligned, the better for many, many health outcomes,” said Anita Shelgikar , professor of neurology and sleep medicine.
March 10, 2023

Spring forward time: Daylight saving time begins March 12; Congress weighs switch

Dr. Cathy Goldstein said to avoid the abrupt time shift conflict, policymakers would have to choose standard time as permanent, where it's light in the morning and dark at night. When the clock on the wall abruptly shifts by one hour during daylight saving time, the biological clock remains the same, which increases health risks and accidents when
March 9, 2023

How to fall asleep faster: A step-by-step guide with advice from experts

“We see a good number of people, especially as they get older, that might not quite need as much sleep as they needed 30 years before, but they’re still trying to stay in bed for nine hours,” said Ronald Chervin , professor of neurology and division chief of the Sleep Disorders Centers, who advises that we decide what amount of sleep time is right