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insomniac

[in′säm·nē‚ak]
(medicine)
A person who is susceptible to insomnia.
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Mary Morris, Leon Lack and their colleagues at Flinders University in Adelaide studied 13 sleep-onset insomniacs -- people who go to bed and can't sleep for at least 42 minutes.
For some, their inability to sleep becomes so frustrating that they unconsciously develop negative associations with their own bed -- this explains why insomniacs typically sleep better away from home.
Paul O'Sullivan, from Philips Home Healthcare Solutions division, says the Sleepwave is the first product of its kind in the world, and it offers a non-drug alternative for insomniacs.
To reach the conclusion, scientists recruited 13 otherwise healthy chronic insomniacs and 13 good sleepers.
Fernando's study of 40 participants over two years targeted primary insomniacs those whose insomnia has no obvious cause such as depression, anxiety or other sleep disorders.
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involved 60 insomniacs who held the device in their mouths for 20 minutes three times a week.
Zisapel and her colleagues tested the hormone's activity in 12 insomniacs.
According to medical studies, this is the one of the best treatments available to insomniacs which can help them to gain as much as 78 additional minutes of restful sleep.
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): Men who are chronic insomniacs or sleep for short durations are at an increased risk of death, says a new study.
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Though there are over 50 million insomniacs in need of treatment, only about 10 million utilize prescription sleep aids.