Condition Center

Sleep

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.

Sleep Journey

Yes, You Can Have a Better Night's Sleep

Sleep disorders such as snoring, insomnia, and restless legs syndrome can be treated with sleeping pills, natural supplements, and even meditation techniques.

Sleep News

  • Could a Bad Night’s Sleep Make You Eat More Fatty Food?

    Skipping just a single night of sleep leads to a shift in brain activity that seems to spark a desire to consume more fat the following day, a new study suggests.

  • Long Sleep Time, Higher Stroke Risk?

    By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Adults who sleep more than eight hours a night may face a higher risk of stroke, a new analysis suggests. These so-called “long sleepers” were 46 percent more likely to have a stroke than those who got only six to eight hours of sleep a night, [...]

  • Small Study Links Lack of Sleep to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

    THURSDAY, Feb. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A new study helps explain why getting too little sleep might boost diabetes risk. Researchers say lack of sleep can lead to increased levels of substances called free fatty acids in the blood. These substances interfere with the ability of the hormone insulin to regulate blood sugar levels. The [...]

  • Preschoolers May Not Need Naps, Review Reports

    By Tara HaelleHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A daytime nap may not be the best idea for preschoolers, concluded a recent review of dozens of previous studies on napping. Children over 2 years old who napped during the day tended to go to bed later and get less sleep than those who gave [...]

  • Sleep Group Updates Shuteye Guidelines

    TUESDAY, Feb. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) — For the youngest and oldest, the National Sleep Foundation has new guidelines on what constitutes a good night’s rest. Newborns (0 to 3 months) need 14 to 17 hours of sleep per day, while infants (4 to 11 months) need 12 to 15 hours, according to the new guidelines. [...]

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

Free Mind & Mood Email Newsletter
De–stress your life, sleep better, and conquer depression with the latest news and insights on mood management, plus special offers.
Advertisement
Health Headlines from Our Partners