Tag: sleeping habits

Ugly Snoring Sounds Can Be Signs Of Serious Sleep Apnea

Loud and ugly snoring sounds most likely indicate obstructive sleep apnea, a sleeping disorder that can cause a heart attack. Experts advise treatment of sleep apnea and practice of sleep hygiene to achieve some quality shut-eye.

Public Health April 23, 2019

Sleep Deprivation May Cause Brain To Eat Itself: Study

Research finds that sleep deprivation is even more dangerous than originally thought. Chronic lack of sleep stimulates cell activity that causes irreversible damage to the brain.

Neuroscience May 27, 2017

Enough Sleep Important For People At Risk Of Heart Disease: How Much Sleep Do We Need Daily?

The length and quality of sleep can be a good indicator of a person’s overall physical and mental health. Just how much sleep can be considered ‘enough?’

Healthy Living/Wellness May 26, 2017

Babies Sharing Parents' Room Prevents SIDS : Tips To Make Sleeping Environment Safe For Infants

The American Academy of Pediatrics gave parents advice to greatly reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS. The recommendations largely discuss creating a safe sleeping environment for an infant to avoid SIDS.

Public Health October 25, 2016

Study Says Parents Are Still Making These Major Mistakes When It Comes To Babies' Sleep Safety

A new study found that parents are placing babies in unsafe sleeping environments by having them sleep in cribs with potentially harmful bedding and accessories, as well as not placing them on their backs.

Public Health August 15, 2016

Like Long Naps During The Day? You May Be At High Risk Of Developing Metabolic Syndrome

Power naps are nice, but make sure to keep them under 30 minutes. Researchers found that naps longer than 40 minutes increase the risk for metabolic syndrome by up to 50 percent.

Life March 25, 2016

Your DNA May Be To Blame Why You Are A Morning Person Or A Night Owl, 23andMe Study Reveals

Researchers found your DNA is the culprit for your preference between an early or late riser. A large genome sequencing study of almost 90,000 people found genes that play roles in waking us up early or keeping us awake into the late night.

Life February 3, 2016

Teens Overusing Electronics Aren't Getting Enough Sleep

Excessive screen time on electronic devices during the day has teens getting less sleep than they need, study finds. Computer use leads as the biggest obstacle to a good night's sleep, researchers say.

Life February 3, 2015

Help Your Kid Sleep Better: Put Away the Smartphone

Smartphones have more disruptive effects on a child's sleep than the TV does. Researchers suggest ways that could mitigate the unwanted impact of small screen devices on children's sleeping habits.

Life January 7, 2015

Dream recall could depend on sleeping habits

If you've ever woken up from a dream only to have it instantly wiped from your memory, you're not alone. French scientists have been looking into the phenomenon, uncovering vital information that could explain why some people remember their dreams more vividly - and more readily - than others.

Life February 22, 2014

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