The stimulating effects of caffeine are limited and short-lived when accompanied by the numerous sleepless nights. Lead author Tracy Jill Doty explained, “These results are important, because caffeine is a stimulant widely used to counteract performance decline following periods of… Read More
A good night’s sleep may improve memory due to brain activity in hippocampus. Researchers from Bristol’s Center for Synaptic Plasticity uncovered additional benefits of a good night’s sleep. The findings are important because poor sleep is a pressing issue in… Read More
If you aren’t getting proper sleep on a nightly basis, you are increasing your risk of stroke. Sleep is the time when our bodies finally get to recharge and take a break from the busy day. Our hormones become regulated,… Read More
What is insomnia? Well, if you’re one of the many Americans who can’t sleep at night and find yourself unable to stay asleep or have trouble falling asleep, that is a good indication you may have insomnia. A good night’s… Read More
A new study suggests that poor sleep doesn’t impact cholesterol levels. The exception to the findings was seen in individuals who take sleeping pills to treat insomnia. Researchers have believed that insomnia increased the risk of heart disease due to… Read More
Did you know that how you cope with life stress and the general hubbub of modern society may increase your risk for insomnia?
I’ve found myself snacking at night more often than usual, and not on the right foods. Even… Read More
If tossing and turning is part of your nighttime routine and waking up tired is your reality, we have a simple solution for your sleep troubles. But before we reveal a quick and easy tip to get you making more… Read More
Multiple sclerosis fatigue linked with poor sleep and task length.
Whether we have multiple sclerosis (MS), or not, all of us feel some level of tiredness or fatigue at some point in our lives. However, multiple sclerosis fatigue is different… Read More
If you find yourself tossing and turning and not achieving at least eight hours a night of sleep, a new study may have an easy solution for you. The Mayo clinic has recently found that sleeping with a pet may… Read More
A new study published in the Jan. 6, 2016 online edition of Science Translational Medicine revealed some of the reasons why people with sleep apnea have an increased risk of heart disease. The study also showed how cholesterol-lowering statin medications… Read More
The holiday season can leave us feeling exhausted and can impact our quality of sleep, but there are simple steps we can take to improve our rest during the holiday season.
You would think that all the rushing around during… Read More
Sleep disorders not only impede on a person’s sleep, but they can have serious and negative health consequences as well if they are not managed or controlled. Examples of sleep disorders include insomnia, sleep apnea and parasomnia. Over this last… Read More