40% of Germans suffer from insomnia

About 7.4 million German citizens suffer from sleep disorders. This ailment is the result of constant workload at work and is not as harmless as it might seem at first glance. The members of the German Society of Somnology (DGSM) discussed methods of dealing with this phenomenon at the annual meeting on Friday…

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A week in nature will cure insomnia

Scientists from the University of Colorado in Boulder in 2011 conducted an experiment to identify the effect of sunlight on the body’s biological clock. The results were published in the journal Current Biology.   Eight volunteers with different biological rhythms (there were “owls” and “larks” among them), at the request of specialists, went to the desert,…

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