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.
By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Sleeping on your stomach may boost your risk of sudden death if you have epilepsy, new research suggests. Sudden, unexpected death in epilepsy occurs when an otherwise healthy person dies and “the autopsy shows no clear structural or toxicological cause of death,” said Dr. Daniel Friedman, [...]
By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Babies process and preserve memories during those many naps they take during the day, a new study suggests. “We discovered that sleeping shortly after learning helps infants to retain memories over extended periods of time,” said study author Sabine Seehagen, a child and adolescent psychology researcher [...]
MONDAY, Jan. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) Night shift work significantly increases the risk of diabetes in black women, according to a new study. “In view of the high prevalence of shift work among workers in the U.S.A. — 35 percent among non-Hispanic blacks and 28 percent in non-Hispanic whites — an increased diabetes risk among [...]
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A smartphone in a child’s bedroom may undermine good sleep habits even more than a TV, new research suggests. A study of more than 2,000 elementary and middle-school students found that having a smartphone or tablet in the bedroom was associated with less weekday sleep [...]
The light emitted by a tablet like an iPad can disrupt sleep if the device is used in the hours before bedtime, according to a new Harvard study.
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