Performance Triad

By Deydre Teyhen | Sleep, Activity, and Nutrition

Mini Resolutions: Small Steps Towards A Better Year

Hi guys! I’m Jessica. I write and take photos for One Simple Thing, a blog that tells my story as a mom who is learning to cook, trying to simplify, …

Untreated sleep apnea in children can harm brain cells tied to cognition and mood: MRI scans link chronically disrupted sleep to widespread brain cell damage

MRI scans link chronically disrupted sleep to widespread brain cell damage<p>A study comparing children 7 to 11 years old with moderate or severe …

The Brain

Sleep Apnea may increase risk of developing Alzheimer's disease

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may put elderly people at greater risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to new research.

Sleep Apnea

Positive airway pressure is the gold-standard for obstructive sleep apnea therapy, but an alternative therapy, when indicated, can literally be a lifesaver.

PHARMACOLOGICAL<p>Medical Weight Loss<p>Image © Obesity Action Coalition.<p><i>Information source: Angela Fitch, MD, member of the board of trustees of the</i> …

Medicine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new treatment option for patients who have been diagnosed with moderate to severe central …

Jeff Bezos, Sheryl Sandberg and 5 other business leaders all prioritize the same habit

Business leaders such as Jeff Bezos, Sheryl Sandberg and Arianna Huffington all have packed schedules. But you won't catch these executives burning …

Success

The 6 things athletes can teach you about improving your performance by improving your sleep

<i>Sleep like an elite athlete</i><p>There is a great deal of interest in how much sleep people should be getting. Some believe that sleep is a waste of time …

Why having surgery later in the day might be better for your health

The time of day of your surgery could have long-term impacts on your health. That’s according to researchers who looked at the way circadian rhythm — …

Medicine

The caffeine 'detox': How and why to cut back on your daily fix

<b>(CNN) —</b> Are you one of those people who can't get your day started without a cup of coffee?<p>Perhaps you need an espresso at work to keep you alert in the late afternoon. Maybe you grab energy drinks when cramming for an exam or late-night work project. Or maybe you have a habit of drinking …

Coffee

How Even a Little Sleep Loss Hinders Your Athletic Performance

You know you aren’t at your best when you don’t get enough sleep, right? Tired, cranky, forgetful, stressed — does that sound like you after a short …

Sleep

More teens than ever aren't getting enough sleep: A new study finds young people are likely sacrificing sleep to spend more time on their phones and tablets

A new study finds young people are likely sacrificing sleep to spend more time on their phones and tablets<p>Researchers found that about 40 percent of …

Sleep

Counting Sheep? 10 Tips to Help Foster Healthy Sleep Habits

Sleep is important for healthy brain function, emotional well-being and overall good physical health. But many service members and veterans are not …

Sleepy teen? Military sleep specialist says help is available

Recommended Content:<p>FALLS CHURCH, Va. — School studies and activities are in full swing. Does your high schooler seem tired and grumpy all the time? …

For the thousands of peri- and postmenopausal women who struggle to sleep and battle depression, help can’t come soon enough. Although physical …

The Older You Are, the Worse You Sleep

As we age, bodily changes degrade the quantity and quality of our sleep—which affects our health more than we realize<p>By<p>Matthew Walker<p>As you may painfully know: Sleep gets more difficult the older you get. Older adults are less able, on average, to obtain as much sleep, or as restorative a sleep, as …

Wellness

Sleep medicine clinicians serve an important purpose in treating patients with sleep disorders and improving their quality of life. However, there is …

Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'

The National Sleep Foundation recommends an average of eight hours of sleep per night for adults, but sleep scientist Matthew Walker says that too many people are falling short of the mark.<p>"Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain," Walker …

The Performance Triad: A Combat Veteran’s Testimony

Did you get your sleep last night? What kind of food do you eat? How often do you work out? I am not a doctor, but I do know all humans need these …

Oklahoma State University coaches mandate sleep for football players

In the TODAY series, “Snooze You Can Use,” NBC’s Kerry Sanders looks at how coaches of the Oklahoma State University football team are giving their players set bedtimes and seeing some winning results.

College & University

Who has not had a restless night’s sleep? Everyone does on occasion, but for many, it is an increasingly frequent experience. The typical explanation …

Why our brain needs sleep, and what happens if we don’t get enough of it

Many of us have experienced the effects of sleep deprivation: feeling tired and cranky, or finding it hard to concentrate. Sleep is more important …

Analysis: Teens are sleeping less. Why? Smartphones

Something is stealing teens’ sleep.<p>In a newly released analysis of two large national surveys, my co-authors and I found that the number of U.S. …

Michel Jouvet, Who Unlocked REM Sleep’s Secrets, Dies at 91

Dr. Michel Jouvet, a neurophysiologist who discovered the region of the brain that controls rapid eye movement, and who helped define REM sleep as a unique state of consciousness common to humans and animals alike, was found dead on Oct. 3 in Villeurbanne, France. He was 91.<p>Pierre-Hervé Luppi, a …

Sleep

6 Ways to Prevent Overuse Injuries

Endurance sports have a problem with overuse injuries. The stats are sobering: as many as 75 percent of runners will be injured in a given year. Many of those will come as a result of excessive and repetitive pressure on joints, muscles, ligaments, and tendons, according to a survey by Harvard …

Drowsy driving: an overlooked danger to teen drivers

Close<p>A student falls asleep at the wheel. Though typically overshadowed in publicity by texting-while-driving and drunk driving, many parents and …

How Messing With Our Body Clocks Can Raise Alarms With Health

Research that helped discover the clocks running in every cell in our bodies earned three scientists a Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday.<p>"With exquisite precision, our inner clock adapts our physiology to the dramatically different phases of the day," the Nobel Prize committee wrote of the work of …

Sleep

The Seven Pillars of Running Wisdom

After five years of Sweat Science, a summing-up of what really matters.<p>This will be my final Sweat Science column for <i>Runner’s World</i>, which has led me to spend a lot of time in recent weeks reflecting on the lessons of the past five years. Since February 2012, I’ve been diving into every new …

Malcolm Gladwell

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

• <b>Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine "for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm."</b>• <b><br>Your circadian rhythm, known as your internal body clock, helps regulate when you feel awake or asleep — and</b> …

Wellness