Sleep

We Are ‘Hardwired’ to Start Our Days at 10 Am, Researchers Say

A sleep scientist in England just confirmed what we already knew: getting to work before 9 a.m. is torture.<p>“Staff should start at 10 a.m.,” Paul …

Sleep Deprivation

Get Better Sleep in 2017

<i>In 2017, Live Science is bringing our readers a monthly series on personal health goals. We'll give you tips and tricks for reaching those goals,</i> …

Sleep Apnea

The science of sleep: A Q&A with neurology professor Ying-Hui Fu

<b>Ying-Hui Fu, a UCSF professor of neurology and a pioneer in the study of sleep and genetics, explains the science behind strange sleep patterns and shares why shut-eye is more important than you think.</b><p><b>Q: What ignited your interest in the genetics of sleep?</b><p>A: In 1996, I was introduced to an older …

UC Berkeley

Is it possible to sneeze while you are sleeping?

We might be too deep in our slumber to do so.<p>Have you ever sneezed so loudly in the middle of the night that you've woken yourself up? Think about it. The answer is likely no. In fact, many sleep researchers and neuroscientists think it's essentially impossible to sneeze while you sleep.<p>First, a …

The Brain

Why Do People Fall Asleep in Movie Theaters?

No one shells out $15 per movie ticket to take a nap, yet many people can't helping falling asleep in movie theaters, even during loud, blow-em-up …

Health

Is workplace power-napping really going to make us happier and more productive?

Napping is far from a new concept. In fact, you could say we’ve been napping, in some sense or other, for as long as we’ve known how to sleep, from …

News (Ireland)

Men's Sleep Issues Might Be Causing a Health Crisis for Women

Ashley C. desperately wants to sleep in the same bed as her husband—but it's just not possible. In the four years that the couple has been together, …

Sleep Apnea

Can't sleep? Here's how you can calm your busy brain at bedtime

Our bodies may be tired at night but what often keeps us awake into the wee hours are our busy brains, whirring and worrying... Here’s how to slow …

Mindfulness

The one simple routine that changed the way I sleep

I used to pride myself on clocking up eight hours sleep each night. And not just any old eight hours, I’m talking the kind that saw me sleep right …

Yoga

The Secret to Google and Facebook's Success Is This 20-Minute Perk (and They Love It)

All it takes is 20-minutes to improve your health, productivity, creativity, and bottom line.<p>In a 2011 poll released by the National Sleep Foundation, researchers discovered that a huge number of individuals are using communications technology (i.e. phones, tablets, and other devices) before bed. …

Wellness

Brother’s family accuses my son of drunk-peeing in their oven: Ellie

The reader's son had been drinking with his cousin and the boyfriend of his cousin's girlfriend.

Canadian News

What It's Like to Have Exploding Head Syndrome

If you've ever heard a sudden loud noise in your sleep that turns out to be imaginary, you're not losing your mind. In fact, you're among the roughly …

Fibromyalgia

Snoring can affect your child’s school performance and behavior | Miami Herald

It’s hard to believe, but kids will be heading back to school in a few weeks. As parents, we will worry about many things that could influence our …

Sleep Apnea

xHamster's new 'night mode' will make falling asleep to porn easier than ever

Nothing ruins a late-night porn session like a brightly lit screen...<p>That’s why xHamster is now offering "Night Mode." It's designed to give people a better after-hours experience, and it's available now for registered users. (It'll eventually be rolled out for everyone, don't worry.)<p>Basically when …

Waking Up Is Easy(ier) With the BEDDI Glow

Lately, I’ve been having significant problems with the alarm on my phone. It works fine most of the time, but sometimes when an alarm goes off, it …

Smart Homes

In Search of Better Sleep? Just Remember the 6/30 Rule

Does it feel like your sleep isn't as restful as it could be? If quality sleep has been eluding you more than usual, a few simple science-backed …

How to get a better night’s sleep

Gin, sex and carbs will all help you get a decent kip<p>If hunger-induced anger warrants its own word (hanger, if you missed it), there should definitely be something to describe the irritability caused by tiredness. I’m going to go for ‘tirritable’ – but according to health pros, this is the least of …

The Scary Way Snoring Can Tank Your Brain

​Similar risks apply if you wake up feeling zonked, too<p>Snoring at night doesn’t just drive your partner crazy—it might signal a serious problem for your brain. People with sleep-breathing disorders tend to have poorer memory and trouble paying attention, new research in the Annals of the American …

Sleep Apnea

Infographic: 10 Sleep Mistakes You Might Be Making That Affect Your Slumber

Anyone who suffers from insomnia can easily relate to that feeling of frustration when all you want to do is get some shuteye, but your brain can’t …

Bad Habits

Eating these foods before bed will help you get a better night’s sleep

The quality of your sleep is greatly affected by what you eat at night. As well as how soon before bed you eat your food. Here's the 4 foods that'll aid in a more restful sleep and the science behind why that is.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b> On Facebook

Health

Over 72 Percent of Millennial Women Buy Wearables to Track This (It's Not Fitness)

It's important to gauge, and impossible to do on your own.<p>Wearable technology was touted as the future, but has yet to really take off the way some thought it would. Apple Watch was arguably unsuccessful, and other wearables have hardly become the norm.<p>However, the company Lumoid has some …

Wearable Tech

Are you a medieval sleeper? Why it's time to put the eight-hour night to bed

It’s 3am and I’m sitting on my bed propped up against a Manhattan skyline of pillows, painting my toenails palm green. On recent nights, around this hour, I’ve also planned my husband’s birthday party and learnt how to make an authentic Cuban daiquiri.<p>I call these stolen 60 minutes in the middle of …

Wellness

What it’s like to ship yourself overnight on Cabin’s sleep pod bus

Cabin, the sleep pod-equipped charter bus, wants to be like the Ritz Carlton, but on wheels.<p>Last weekend, I traveled from San Francisco to Los Angeles roundtrip on Cabin. When I arrived to the bus pickup location in San Francisco, a smiley attendant greeted me. She then proceeded to check me in and …

Transportation

Can sleeping apart help your relationship?

A few things that can wreck a good night's sleep? Caffeine, sure. Stress and anxiety, definitely. Being in a relationship? Well, yes, now that you …

Psychology

This anti-wrinkle pillow has hundreds of 5-star reviews on Amazon

Beauty sleep is so much more than keeping your eye closed for eight hours a night. Not only does the amount of rest you get play a role in how your …

Amazon

The Best Sheets To Keep You Cool And Sweat-Free All Night

While you're snoozing in Dreamland, your body is toiling away on Earth to keep your temperature in a healthy range. The process is called thermoregulation. But some of us have a higher internal thermometer than others—including people who naturally run hot, are going through menopause, or have a …

Health

3 Natural Remedies to Try if You Have Trouble Sleeping at Night

It's harder to maintain high levels of energy and a sunny mood if you're constantly having trouble sleeping. Studies show that many of us fail to get …

Nutrition

REM sleep disorder causes people to act out their dreams

It's a condition that most of us have never heard of, but REM sleep disorder is most common in men who also have Parkinson's disease, or Lewy body …

Sleep Disorders

Scientists Say Your Kids Can Stay Up Past Their Bedtime If They Want

<i>CBS Local —</i> For most parents, telling their kid aged between 2 and 10 years old that it’s bedtime is met with resistance. Sleep is important for …

Children's Hospital

Here’s something that can improve your memory — and help you sleep

<b>Can’t remember where you left your cellphone? Totally forgot about that dentist appointment? If you’re past middle age and really want to hang on to your memory, swap the Sudoku and crossword puzzles for a good night’s sleep.</b><p>Many studies have made the connection between sleep and memory …

The Brain