Sleep

Here's the Science Behind Why You're Always Tired, Even if You Get Enough Sleep

Brb, having a nap.<p>When you're feeling exhausted, the first advice is always to get more sleep. It makes sense that you're nodding off in the …

Bedtime Stories

Apparently, These 5 Foods Guarantee a Better Night’s Sleep

Who else has a love/hate relationship with sleep? There’s those nights where it’s just so easy to drift off, and then others where you literally …

Bedtime Stories

The 7 Strategies That Help Entrepreneurs Get A Full Night's Sleep

Entrepreneurs and upper-level professionals frequently push themselves to the limits, working 60 hours or more every week, working through nights and weekends, and sometimes even pulling all-nighters to meet deadlines or hit goals. Unfortunately, these short-term measures can have a terrible impact …

Insomnia

Here’s why you always feel tired – even if you’re getting enough sleep

In this age of Fitbits and other sleep-tracking gizmos, we’re encouraged to believe that just getting those extra few minutes of ‘deep sleep’ will …

Sleep Disorders

20 Things you should know if you want to let your dog sleep with you in same bed

We’ve given you seven astounding reasons to let your dog sleep with you on your body in our previous article. Among many surveys, Metro.co.uk’s …

Bedtime Stories

5 Biggest Problems the Screen Generation Face

5Sleep deprivation<p>The average child needs at least 10-12 hours of sleep each night to allow the body and brain to grow.<p>Electronic screens emit a …

Sleep Deprivation

Neglected No More

Warning: you may find what I’m about to write disturbing.<p>Imagine a fly infected with parasites bites you. First you get a fever, then headaches, …

Public Health

Regular bedtimes stop children from becoming overweight, study finds

Regular bedtimes stop children from becoming overweight, a study by Ohio State University has found.<p>Eating meals at the same time every day and watching less than half an hour of television a day will also help to stave off obesity later in life, research suggests.<p>Scientists found a link between …

Parenting

'I fell asleep while driving a tram'

Four drivers have admitted falling asleep while in control of a tram on the Croydon line, an investigation for the BBC Victoria Derbyshire programme has found.<p>Seven people died on the line after a tram derailed last year.<p>Drivers say a safety device, designed to stop the tram if they suddenly become …

Insomnia

Poor Sleep Hygiene Is Killing You And Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

Sleep Deprivation

African Americans get less sleep than whites, an inequality stretching back to slavery

When we study racial inequality, we tend to consider factors that affect people while they are awake. Differential access to safe neighborhoods with good schools, decent jobs and unbalanced treatment by police and the courts surely have much to do with the stubborn disparities in wealth and …

Racism

One Reason People Give False Confessions

If you are one of the millions of people who have listened to the podcast Serial or watched Netflix’s series <i>Making a Murderer</i>, you may believe there …

Sleep Disorders

Why Are You Always Tired?

Getting enough sleep is important for everything else in your life. That's hard to deal with when you have deadlines, to-do lists, and people …

Cool Stuff

9 years ago, I started a love affair with a supplement that makes me sleep like a baby

Falling asleep is hard work. After spending a day solving the complex puzzles of daily life, you are expected to lie down, turn off the lights, and quiet your whirring whirlwind of thoughts within a few minutes.<p>In my early years, this process was fraught with frustration and despair: I would lie …

Melatonin

7 Tell-Tale Signs You May Have Sleep Apnea

There's nothing more difficult than sleeping next to a chronic snorer—unless you, yourself, are the one making all the noise! Joking aside, snoring …

Sleep Disorders

These 5 Plants For Your Bedroom Will Cure Insomnia and Sleep Apnea

Sleep deprivation can be either chronic or acute. It has adverse effects on the brain and the cognitive function, and it can cause various health …

Sleep Apnea

7 mistakes you make while getting ready for bed, and how to rectify them

Everyone has their own little routine each night before they climb under the covers. We brush our teeth, wash the makeup off (you do that, right?!), …

Bedtime Stories

Top 10 Truths About Beauty Sleep and How they Work

We invest a lot of time – and sometimes a lot of money – into trying to look our best. From when we are teenagers and trying out all of the remedies …

Skin Care

How to Calm Your Restless Nights

Many of us (perhaps all of us) have had trouble sleeping. Perhaps it’s only for a few nights, or at certain stressful times, or maybe it’s a chronic …

Bedtime Stories

Sleep Quiz: Why You Need Your ZZZs

Sleep Disorders

10 Products for Sleeping on Planes That Look Ridiculous but Are Actually Amazing

Just trust us.<p>There are two types of travelers in this world: those who can sleep on planes, and those who can’t.<p>This one ability — or lack thereof — …

Insomnia

Bed Wetting Sheets | Kids Bedwetting

Bed Wetting Pads<p>Is your child having reoccurring problems with bed wetting? At Stay Dry, we are passionate about helping children and parents to …

Sleep Disorders

This Is How Sleep Impacts Your Skin

As it turns out, there's something to that whole idea of "beauty sleep." On the nights where you don't get your regular 8 hours, it's almost expected that some careful blending will be needed to cover the dark circles under your eyes, but not getting enough sleep can have a negative impact on the …

Skin Care

The One Thing Christina Applegate Avoids Before Bed for Better Sleep

Christina Applegate used to be tired all the time. The <i>Bad Moms</i> actress tells SELF that she suffered from chronic insomnia for nearly 20 years, …

Bedtime Stories

Helpful Suggestions For Sleeping Better at Night

In an eye-opening episode of asapSCIENCE, Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown helpfully explain why a person might feel tired, even after a full night …

Bedtime Stories

Keeping Up with the Kardashians' Health Problems

1 of 14<p>2 of 14<p>Nothing is private when it comes to the Kardashians, and that includes matters of health.<p>Since the reality-TV family burst onto the …

Sleep Paralysis

Breathing - slowed or stopped

Toggle: English / Spanish<p>Definition<p>Breathing that stops from any cause is called apnea. Slowed breathing is called bradypnea. Labored or difficult …

Medicine

How Sleep Helps You Make Smarter Decisions

When I got the email from Arianna Huffington asking me to write for Thrive Global, I was extremely thrilled. I immediately rushed to my computer and …

Bedtime Stories

Commentary: Five tips to get the most out of your workday

Getting a lot done each day is about more than just having the right productivity tools and setup. It’s about taking care of your body and mind, and …

Time Management

Naked Mole Rat Can Survive for 5 Hours Without Oxygen ‘by Turning Itself into a Plant’

The little creature could help scientists develop lifesaving treatments for people who suffer from oxygen deprivation.

Biology