All In A Good Night's Sleep

By Abbegail Eason | A collection of articles related to sleeping better and healthier.

Physical Activity is Associated with Higher Sleep Efficiency in the General Population: The CoLaus Study | Sleep

Study objectives<p>To evaluate the association of objective physical activity (PA) and sedentary behaviour (SB) with sleep duration and …

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Sleep | World of Psychology

By<p>Happy Saturday, sweet readers!<p>Did everyone survive yesterday? Or did you even realize it was Friday 13th?<p>Honestly, I didn't remember until around …

Mental Health

The Melatonin Side Effects You Should Know About

Yes, it could cause insomnia.<p>If you’re like the 88 percent of women regularly not sleeping through the night (according to a recent <i>Women's Health</i> survey), you’ve probably found yourself looking for alternatives to counting sheep.<p>Last year, the National Institutes of Health reported that 3.1 million …

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18 Tips That May Help Save Your Relationship From Snoring

Tips that may seriously help you and your partner get that good night's sleep you've been dreaming about! Because when you're someone who snores, you'd do just about *anything* to have your S.O. say you're a "snooze" in the bedroom.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know,</b> …

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Fighting Insomnia with Therapy

Insomnia is likely to affect all of us at some point during our lives, leaving us bleary-eyed and foggy-headed during the day.<p>The Centers for Disease …

Sleep deprivation seems to have opposite effects in healthy and depressed people

The first sign that something is happening is Angelina’s hands. As she chats to the nurse in Italian, she begins to gesticulate, jabbing, moulding, and circling the air with her fingers. As the minutes pass and Angelina becomes increasingly animated, I notice a musicality to her voice that I’m sure …

This mineral deficiency might be stopping you from sleeping

Whether it's a deficiency in iron, vitamin D, or calcium, there always seems to be something our bodies are lacking when it comes to functioning like the well-oiled machine it needs to be.<p>Unfortunately, a deficiency in one of the essential vitamins or minerals our bodies crave can throw a whole …

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​Light Therapy Review: '​I Tried A Light Therapy Box for Three Weeks—Here's What Happened'| Women's Health

So, when I had the chance to try light therapy for three weeks, I jumped.<p>Light therapy is used to treat a variety of sleep disorders, including mine. When undergoing light therapy, you sit near a device that mimics natural outdoor light (also known as blue light). This is known as a light therapy …

11 Weighted Blankets That Won't Weigh Down Your Wallet

If you’re a troubled sleeper, you’ve probably heard of the newest insomnia-fighting trend: weighted blankets.<p>Weighted blankets are just what they sound like ― blankets that are heavier than your average bedding. But, how exactly does a 25-pound blanket help you sleep better?<p>Most weighted blankets …

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If You Have Bad Dreams All The Time, This Is What It Could Be Doing To Your Brain

Nobody likes to have one bad dream, let alone many. But chronic bad dreams are no joke, and they can be a real, <i>ahem</i>, nightmare to contend with on a …

Mental Health

Smart Gadgets Designed to Help You Get Better Sleep

Squeeze the most out of a night's sleep before the kids come barging in.<p>By<p>Jan 02 2018, 6:40 PM<p>According to the Centers for Disease Control and …

Centers for Disease Control

Sound waves enhance deep sleep and memory

CHICAGO - Gentle sound stimulation — such as the rush of a waterfall — synchronized to the rhythm of brain waves significantly enhanced deep sleep in …

Neuroscience

Lack of sleep boosts levels of Alzheimers proteins: study

Washington, Dec 30 (PTI) Chronic poor sleep may contribute to cognitive decline, according to a study that shows wakeful brain produces more of the …

Dementia

'My restless legs were like bees biting under my skin'

<b>For years, Mary Rose struggled to get off to sleep or to stay asleep, because she felt like she was being attacked by insects.</b><p>"Imagine having a swarm of bees buzzing inside the skin of your legs, biting you," she says, describing the sensation that overwhelmed her.<p>"It's really very, very …

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Vivos Advances Healthy Sleep By Addressing Sleep Apnea

Ask anyone the three or four highest requirements of a healthy life and you’ll get similar answers. Water. Air. Food. Sleep. Coincidentally, I wrote an article last week about the importance of clean air to survival.<p>This week I met a company that focuses on another two of these critical …

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Sleep Paralysis Is Linked to Stress (and Supernatural Beliefs)

Have you ever dozed off for a 30-minute nap and woken up with a demon perched on your chest, pinning you to your bed?<p>English folklore once dubbed …

The worst thing people do to wake up in the morning — according to a sleep scientist

A sleep scientist reveals the first mistake we make when we wake up in the morning. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Daniel Barone:</b> When you wake up and then hit the snooze button and go back to sleep, it feels good because serotonin gets released. And it feels nice to fall back asleep.<p>The …

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Do Weighted Blankets Work? This Is How They Can Help Anxiety, Insomnia, & Other Issues

Anxiety disorders are really, really common. 40 million adults in the United States are currently living with at least one anxiety disorder. Of those …

How to Get Children with Autism to Sleep

When Nick was a toddler, he struggled to make sense of language, coordinate his own limbs and orient himself in the world. His mother, Brigid Day, …

Autism

This weighted blanket has therapeutic qualities that decrease anxiety and stress and help you sleep better

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>Hopefully, you know what it's like to wake up in the morning and realize you've slept so soundly that you never moved from the spot …

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The "Swiss Army Knife" Of Health: A Good Night's Sleep

What does the song "Satisfaction" by The Rolling Stones have in common with the periodic table of elements? Both are the product of dreams.<p>Creative reawakening is just one of many boons provided by a full nights rest, argues neuroscientist Matthew Walker.<p>"Sleep is the Swiss army knife of health. …

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Eleven Days Without Sleep: The Haunting Effects Of A Record-Breaking Stunt

Staying up until the early hours of the morning with friends. Skipping sleep to prepare for an exam. These are fairly standard aspects of student life for many young people.<p>But these sorts of all-nighters pale in comparison to the stunt Randy Gardner pulled when he was 17.<p>Randy Gardner's sleep …

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Sleepless Night Leaves Some Brain Cells As Sluggish As You Feel

When people don't get enough sleep, certain brain cells literally slow down.<p>A study that recorded directly from neurons in the brains of 12 people found that sleep deprivation causes the bursts of electrical activity that brain cells use to communicate to become slower and weaker, a team reports …

The Brain

Cozy Hygge Bedtime Rituals To Try Tonight

After a hectic day, most of us just fall into bed without decompressing, only to start another busy day the following morning. What if we changed …

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The intriguing puzzle of extreme sleepiness

Shortly after his 21st birthday, Henry Nicholls realised he had the symptoms of narcolepsy. His quest to find out why led him to a fascinating tale of scientific discovery, involving luck, foresight... and some surprisingly sleepy dogs.<p>One of my first jobs was to keep a lookout for lions. There are …

Insomnia

What is the pineal gland?

Once called the 'third eye,' the pineal gland is a small gland located deep in the center of the brain. Named for its pinecone shape, this gland …

Hot flashes, sleepless nights – and what women can do about it

As if job stress and concerns about children and aging parents weren't bad enough, women over the age of 40 face a physiological sleep thief: hormonal changes in perimenopause and menopause, Adriana Barton writes – but there are ways to cope<p>Learning about the dangers of sleep deprivation is enough …

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