If you have difficulty falling or staying asleep, it can affect all aspects of daily life. Here's what everyone looking for some quality shut-eye needs to know.
Yes, You Can Have a Better Night's SleepSleep disorders such as snoring, insomnia, and restless legs syndrome can be treated with sleeping pills, natural supplements, and even meditation techniques.
FRIDAY, March 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Sleep problems may surface for some after clocks move forward an hour Sunday morning for Daylight Saving Time because many people have difficulty changing their body clocks, a sleep expert says. People’s internal clocks tend to be programmed for longer than a 24-hour day and run a bit behind [...]
THURSDAY, March 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Obese teens who get too little sleep are at increased risk for heart disease and diabetes, a small study suggests. Researchers assessed the health, physical activity levels and sleeping habits of 37 obese American youngsters, aged 11 to 17. Among the study participants, only one-third met the minimum recommendations of [...]
MONDAY, March 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) — People with sleep apnea may be at greater risk for developing pneumonia, according to a new study. And the more severe the sleep apnea, the greater the risk, the research suggests. “This study showed that sleep apnea is an independent risk factor for incident pneumonia,” wrote Dr. Vincent Yi-Fong [...]
The brains of insomniacs buzz with more activity during the day, preliminary new research suggests, offering possible insight into why people with sleep problems complain that their minds won’t shut down at night.
By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Some of the “sleep machines” marketed to soothe infants seem capable of generating enough noise to potentially damage a baby’s hearing, a new study suggests. The popular devices promise to help infants fall asleep and stay asleep by lulling them with constant sound — such as [...]
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