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6 Science-Backed Hacks To Sleep Deeper And Wake Up Happier

The Curse of Sleeplessness<p>You sigh as you read these lines in a morning publication:<p><i>Respect your body’s need for sleep. A full sleep each night is</i> …

Sleep Deprivation Can Make Your Brain Eat Itself

Feeling exhausted? The struggle bus hit you? If you’re going on very little sleep, and feeling like you’re brain just isn’t working, it’s probably …

This is how bad sleep actually affects your health

It can actually put a strain on your heart<p>Ugh. Insomnia. There’s one thing when you can’t sleep and you feel like a total zombie the next day, but it …

This Stanford Experiment Shows the Horrible Effects of Sleep Deprivation

This high-school student stayed up for more than a week, and the results weren't good.<p>How would you feel after a restless night? How about two nights? Or 10 nights in a row?<p>On December 28, 1963, Randy Gardner, with the help of two classmates, went on a mission to find out how his body would respond …

Sorry Friends, But Right Now Sleep > Socializing

Occasionally, I have these flashbacks. One moment I’ll be driving through the Starbucks line, and the next a Missy Elliott song will come on the …

How Your Sleep Patterns Can Spark Alzheimer’s

Image source: Pixabay.com<p>Staying up late or even all night can be fun — sometimes. You’re at a party that goes long and nobody wants to leave. Or you …

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Is your kid getting enough sleep?

SINGAPORE: We know it’s a struggle to drag your child out of bed to face a school day. But maybe that’s also because their bodies are protesting a …

How Sleep Deprivation Fries Your Hormones, Your Immune System, and Your Brain

<b>“I can sleep when I’m dead!” “The early bird gets the worm.”</b> Ever said either of those things to yourself? Or do you no longer have to say these …

How sleep deprivation affects your brain

Last year, a report revealed that 80 per cent of Brits are suffering from lack of sleep, and doctors and teachers are the most sleep-deprived of …

Sleep deprivation can cause brain to start 'eating' itself

A lack of sleep can cause parts of the brain's synapses to be 'eaten' by other brain cells, according to a new study by researchers at the Marche Polytechnic University in Italy.<p>Astrocytes are a cell in the brain that clean out worn-out cells and debris. Scientists studying the brains of mice found …

Why do I wake up every morning feeling so tired?

The alarm rings, you awaken, and you are still drowsy: why? Being sleepy in the morning does not make any sense; after all, you have just been asleep …

Sleeping poorly? Find out what this is doing to your body

If you have ever had a night of tossing and turning while you struggle to get to sleep, you understand the importance of getting some decent …

7 things that happen to your body when you don't get enough sleep

Aside from yawning and developing dark circles beneath your eyes, some pretty gnarly things happen to your body when you don’t get enough sleep. …

Yes, sleep deprivation is torture

International and Canadian law leaves no doubt: what Omar Khadr experienced in Guantanamo was torture<p><i>Stephanie Carvin is an assistant professor at</i> …

Sacrificing sleep? Here's what it will do to your health

This feature is part of CNN Parallels, an interactive series exploring ways you can improve your health by making small changes to your daily habits.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> We are one groggy, cranky, sleep-deprived population.<p>Depending on our age, we are supposed to get between seven and 10 hours of sleep each …