News & Views

Monthly columns by Zachary Pearl (Phd), Circadin.com Staff.

Circadin.com staff will release monthly columns covering the latest medical news globally, focusing on sleep-related issues and their effect on our lives.

Please note that Circadin® is indicated as monotherapy for the short-term treatment of primary insomnia characterized by poor quality of sleep in patients who are aged 55 or over. Accordingly, the off label use indicated below are not recommended and the prescribing and labelling of your country must be followed.

Here are our latest columns:

  • sleep evolution

    The history of sleep since ancient times till today

    November, 2019

    The daily timing and amount of sleep has changed throughout human history, whereas historical records indicate that the onset of sleep at night overlapped the arrival of dusk, modern society has crafted a sleep schedule that is heavily influenced by protected, artificially lit environments.

  • Dogs sleeping in bed

    The unbelievable effects pets have on your health and sleep

    September, 2019

    Researchers have shown that spending time playing with pets can relieve most of your tension and fatigue and decrease depression, anxiety and stress. On the other hand, a pet’s presence in the sleep environment is a potential for disruptions.

  • Sleep disorders in children with ASD

    June, 2019

    Many parents occasionally deal with children who have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. These sleep difficulties are normal and usually temporary. Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have much more sleep disturbances than typically developing children.

  • Sleep in children- Why is it so important?

    April, 2019

    Sleep is an important component of health; it is essential to grow, restore our body and the immune system and to enhance learning and memory consolidation. Sleep helps children focus and remember what has been learned and is also vital for their physical and mental health.

  • Sleep and our biological clock

    February, 2019

    Living organisms, including humans, have an internal, biological clock (Circadian rhythm) that helps them anticipate and adapt to the dramatically different phases of the day. About 3% of the adult population suffer from a circadian rhythm sleep disorder.

  • Sleep and Dementia

    December, 2018

    With worldwide population aging, there is an increased prevalence of dementia, defined as a group of symptoms associated with a decline in memory or other thinking skills severe enough to reduce a person's ability to perform everyday activities. Accumulating evidence suggested a close relationship between sleep disorders and dementia.

  • Can Herbal Teas Help You Sleep Better?

    October, 2018

    Good sleep is essential to our lives, however almost 55% of the elderly people suffer from insomnia. In ancient times herbal teas were used to treat sleep problems and in recent years, numerous scientific and medical researches that has been published supports their action, either directly on sleep (via sedation), or indirectly, by reducing stress and mind-activity. 

  • News & Views

    • Dr. Zach Pearl

      Circadin.com Staff

    • November, 2019
    • The history of sleep since ancient times till today

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