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We know that sleep is vital for physical health, but it plays an important role in mental health as well! Check out this article from The Augusta Chronicle to understand the link between insomnia, post-traumatic stress disorder, and suicide, and to learn how treating sleep disorders could lower suicide risk. What do you think about the two ongoing clinical trials? What implications will their findings have? Let us know in the comments!chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2016-05-20/treating-sleep-disorders-could-lower-suicide-risk?v=... ... See MoreSee Less
Treating sleep disorders could lower suicide risk
Rare clinical trials at AU for suicidal patients are looking for ways to treat underlying problems that could help lower that risk, Dr. Vaughn McCall told a conference at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center.
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Fun Fact Friday:Your sleep position is pretty important: not only can it reduce muscle pains and snoring, but it can also influence your dreams. Still, did you know that your preferred sleep position may also affect the meibomian glands in your eyelids? Dysfunctional meibomian glands are the leading cause of dry eye syndrome, one of the most common eye conditions, and new research suggests that people who sleep on their sides tend to have more symptoms of meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) and dry eye syndrome than those who sleep on their backs. Do you have dry eyes? If yes, will you try sleeping on your back to see if it improves your symptoms? Let us know in the comments!bit.ly/1WGI6lr ... See MoreSee Less
How sleep patterns may affect MGD, dry eye
There may be a correlation between a person's preferred sleep position and the health of his or her meibomian glands, said David Alevi, MD.
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