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.
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) — School-age children need adequate sleep for peak performance. “Children and teens need significantly more sleep than adults to support their rapid mental and physical development,” said Dr. Clay Stallworth, a pediatrician with Georgia Regents University Health System in Augusta. “A child’s body and brain are busy during slumber preparing for [...]
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Many American teens text in bed, leading to lost sleep, daytime drowsiness and poorer school performance, a new study says. Researchers from New Jersey looked at nearly 3,200 middle and high school students in the state. They found that nearly 62 percent of the kids used their smartphones in [...]
Teens may have a new reason to take their parents’ advice and go to bed early. Staying up late on weeknights may increase a teen’s risk of becoming overweight over time, a new study says.
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Too little sleep may lead to too little intimacy for postmenopausal women, a new study finds. The study included nearly 94,000 women who were asked about their sleep habits during the previous four weeks. They were also asked about their sexual activity during the past year, and their levels [...]
Getting close to nature might improve the quality of your sleep, new research suggests.
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