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Insomnia Tied to Depression and Anxiety Among Teens.

First Posted: Jul 31, 2014 02:00 AM EDT A new study reveals a strong association between insomnia and mental health conditions among teens. For years, Insomnia was linked to mental health conditions but they were mostly considered as side-effects. Insomnia, the difficulty to sleep or difficulty to stay awake, is caused due to psychiatric disorder.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Both depression and anxiety are linked to inflammation. One of the consequences of insomnia is increased insulin levels. If you mix increased insulin with excess omega-6 fatty acids, then you get more arachidonic acid that leads to inflammation.

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