Women with Sleep Disorders Are More Likely to Give Preterm Birth
For the study, the scientists analyzed the data they received from 2,265 women diagnosed with a sleep disorder during pregnancy. Some participants matched the study criteria with the same risk factors for early birth like high blood pressure, smoking during pregnancy, or having a previous premature birth. Having analyzed the received data, the scientists came to the conclusion that pregnant women with sleep disorders were 14.6% more likely to give birth before 37 weeks of gestation.
Senior author of the study Aric Pather, Ph.D., an assistant professor of psychiatry, says: “The women who had a diagnosis of a sleep disorder recorded in their medical record most likely had more severe presentations. It’s likely that the prevalence would be much higher if more women were screened for sleep disorders during pregnancy.”
A major study from Harvard School of Public School finds that eating carbs in moderation, up to 50–55% of the diet, is the healthiest option. People who eat less than 40% or more than 70% carbohydrates had a higher risk of premature death. During the study, the...
High-intensity interval training, or HIIT, is a form of interval training, a cardiovascular exercise strategy alternating short periods of intense anaerobic exercise with less intense recovery periods until one is too exhausted to continue. This technique doesn’t...
A new study of nearly 18,000 participants found that those with high fitness at middle age were significantly less likely to die from heart disease in later life, even if they were diagnosed with depression. Doctor's Tips: How to Stay Fit While Treating Depression Dr....read more
The warm ups are supposed to increase body temperature and blood flow so the muscles and surrounding joints become more responsive and prepared for physical activity. Although there’s a neurological element to warm-ups, most research focuses on the physiological...read more
We all know that doing sports is very important, both for health and for a beautiful body. But at the moment when we decide to finally take the path, we are faced with the question: what kind of sport is right for me? So, let's start with the fact that a lot of people...read more