Sleep

How to help your kids adjust to the clocks changing

We LOSE an hour's sleep tonight<p>If you relish the few child-free hours in the evenings once your little ones have gone to sleep (finally!) then don't …

Well-being

What It’s Like to Have Narcolepsy and Go Through Life Tired as Hell - Vice

Everyone knows a night without sleep is hellish. You feel physically drained, you can't think or react quickly, and you're generally in a shitty mood.<p>But what about a life without proper sleep? To some extent, that's what people with narcolepsy go through.<p>Narcolepsy is a neurological sleep disorder …

Narcolepsy

All the Gear You Need for a Perfect Night’s Sleep

According to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF), most of us get about seven hours of shut-eye per night. That's all well and good, but the vast majority of us aren’t sleeping very soundly during those seven hours: only 16 percent of men and 24 percent of women report that they wake up feeling …

Insomnia

Sleep, Readiness Go Hand in Hand

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2017 — The quality of soldiers' sleep has a direct bearing on readiness, according to an Army researcher.<p>Despite the medically …

Sleep Apnea

Lack of sleep leads to diminished grasp of facial expressions

Chronic lack of sleep has been linked to high blood pressure, diabetes, aging skin, elevated cholesterol levels, weight gain and more. Now …

Psychology

A Centuries-Old Aphrodisiac Might Help People With Sleep Apnea

As many as one in four U.S. adults between 30 and 70 suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, a chronic disorder that causes small pauses in your …

Sleep Apnea

Sleeping Sickness Parasite Under Circadian Control Making It Vulnerable to Drugs | GEN Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News - Biotech from Bench to Business | GEN

Click Image To Enlarge +<p><i>Trypanosoma brucei</i> is a parasite that causes the deadly sleeping sickness. Scientists have determined the parasite has its …

Sleep Disorders

8 Things That Will Definitely Help You Sleep Better

We spend almost a third of our day, <i>every day</i>, sleeping. You owe it to yourself to make that time well spent. Whether you’re a light or heavy sleeper, …

Wearable Tech

How to avoid losing sleep when the clocks go forward

Marking the start of British Summer Time (BST) this Sunday, the clocks go forward - but it’s somewhat of a double-edged sword.<p>While our days become …

Well-being

People are demanding Monday becomes a national holiday to cope with the clocks changing

“Spring forward, fall back.”<p>It’s an easy-to-remember saying that’s meant to help us keep on top of the clocks changing twice every year.<p>But new …

Lifestyle

How the change in seasons affects your sleep

And advice to prepare your body for the clocks going forward<p>Like every other physiological process in the body, our sleep is influenced by the …

Wellness

Report on sleep habits of Chinese youth released

The China Sleep Research Society and the DeRucci Beddings Company Limited recently released a report on the sleep habits of Chinese youth.The study …

What Is Power Nap And How To Do It For The Biggest Brain Benefits

People often de-value sleeping or napping. But believe it or not, nearly one-third of the human race are sleep-deprived.At this point, maybe the …

Insomnia

The strange case of the phantom Pokemon

In August 2016, a woman claimed to have been attacked by a real Pokemon. Her terrifying hallucination reveals the mysterious 'twilight zone' between waking and sleep — a strange state of consciousness that may also lie behind various phenomena, from the Salem Witch Trials to alien abductions.<p>In …

Sleep Paralysis

How to Meditate Before Bed to Supercharge Your Sleep

Sleep is like the reset button for our minds and bodies. It wipes the slate clean and a good night’s rest can prepare us to tackle a brand new day. …

Happiness

The Definitive Guide to Getting Better Sleep

If a night of restful, quality sleep is ever elusive, your daily habits are in need of a revamp. Read on for 25 tips and tricks to get you on your …

Bedtime Stories

Discover exactly when you need to go to bed, based on when you have to get up

And it's not as early as you'd think!<p>Ever wondered when you really ought to be in bed for the best night's rest? Well, a new sleep calculator claims …

Well-being

If You're a Parent, Sleep Is Over

<i>“Ask the Matriarchy” is a four-part advice series running on Thursdays.</i><p>Dear Matriarchy,<p>My daughter is nine months old and isn’t sleeping through the …

Babies

19 Ways To Improve Your Sleep, Ranked From Least to Most Effective

Not all sleep-well tips are created equal<p>Few things are worse than getting a bad night's sleep. Not enough zzzs can leave you groggy, disoriented, …

Meditation

When to go to sleep if you want to wake up feeling refreshed

news.com.au<p><b>PLENTY of us wake up each day feeling like we could do with a little more sleep.</b><p>In fact, at least one-third of the adult population …

Bedtime Stories

Sleepwalker wanted watermelon in Asda in Aberdeen

<b>A sleepwalker in her nightdress found in an Asda looking for a watermelon had to be taken home by police.</b><p>The woman went into the Garthdee branch of the supermarket in Aberdeen at about 02:30 on Thursday.<p>She wrote on a social media site: "I was awoken by a police officer in the fruit and veg aisle. …

Aberdeen

20 ways to improve your sleep, ranked from least to most effective

Not all sleep-well tips are created equal<p>Few things are worse than getting a bad night's sleep. Not enough zzzs can leave you groggy, disoriented, …

Bedtime Stories

The One Food To Eat For A Great Night's Sleep (According To Doctors)

Is it just us or is everyone sleep-deprived these days? There's a lot you can do to up your chances of getting a great night's rest. With that in …

Wellness

1 Cup of This Will Put You to Sleep in Under 1 Minute!

Sleep Apnea

Sleepless in Space: Therapy Helps Astronauts Snooze

Sleeping isn't always easy. For astronauts working at the International Space Station (ISS), a lack of quality sleep could be catastrophic. To deal …

Insomnia

How much sleep do you actually need?

How little is too little? And how much is too much?<p>A select number of people in the world seem to manage with just a few hours of sleep a night. …

Health

Thync Relax Pro relieves your stress, anxious thoughts, and poor sleep

Thync has created a device that should be popular in our stressful modern age. The Thync Relax Pro purportedly relieves stress, poor sleep, and anxious thoughts.<p>Los Gatos, Calif.-based Thync is announcing its new “neurostimulation” product (a second generation following a 2015 model), which …

5 Ways to Liven Up Your Ceiling

We spend so much time decorating the different parts of our home—often neglecting nooks, crannies, and even the ceiling. It's not surprising though, …

Home Decorating

9 Ways to Bounce Back the Day After a Crappy Night's Sleep

Sure, sure getting a good night's sleep is very important. But sometimes it's just not possible. And all the tips in the world on how to sleep well are totally useless once you've already woken up from a night of little or no shut-eye. Luckily, even after the damage has been done, there <i>are</i> some …

Well-being

5 Easy Ways To Stop Snoring

How annoying is it to discover that your cute new partner turns into a buzzsaw as soon as it's bedtime? But is it even worse to have your partner wake you up in the middle of the night to tell <i>you</i> to stop snoring? Either way, the good news (for you and your boo) is that — with a little detective …

Sleep Disorders