Sleep

6 Foods You Should Never Eat Before Bed

A good night’s sleep is just as important as a good diet and exercise plan to help you lose weight. Many studies have found a link between lack of …

NC State Wolfpack

How to Stop Hitting the Snooze Button—and Avoid Dangerous Side Effects from Snoozing

I’m a religious snoozer. TBH, if I'm late to work it's usually because I hit the snooze button too many times. I’m <i>that girl</i> who sets multiple alarms, …

Lifestyle

Sleep Deprivation May Play Role in 'Global Loneliness Epidemic'

TUESDAY, Aug. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep problems can play havoc with your social life, a new study suggests.<p>A series of experiments revealed …

Public Health

16 BRILLIANT BED HACKS THAT WILL MAKE YOU SLEEP LIKE A BABY

I’ve had sleep on the brain over the past couple of weeks, mostly because I’m never getting enough of it. But that’s not really anything new! I’ve …

Hacking

A dermatologist settled the age-old debate: You should always shower at night

To shower at night or in the morning, that is the question. If you're morning person, you'd only ever lather up in the wee hours. And if you're a …

Upstate South Carolina

Why you should stop hitting the 'snooze' button immediately: How falling back asleep for as little as FIVE minutes after waking can disrupt your entire day

Allowing yourself as little as five more minutes in bed each morning is actually doing your body more harm than good.<p>If you don't get up the moment …

Health (UK)

8 Ancient Sleep Herbs for Deep and Restful Sleep

Everybody wants to avoid chemicals these days.<p>They’re intruding everywhere! Our showers, our clothes, our food – and especially modern medicine.<p>So, …

Herbs

Live well: how your diet can improve your sleep

Ask anyone if they get enough sleep and the answer will most likely be no. Even with the best intentions to get that optimum eight hours a night, hectic jobs, busy schedules and demanding family lives can quickly put a stop to that. And that's before you've even taken into account any form of …

Nutrition

Tested: A High-Tech Bed That Put Me to Sleep Faster Than a Boring College Lecture

Will a high-tech bed actually help you sleep better at night?<p>Will a high-tech bed actually help you sleep better at night?<p>That's a question I've asked a few times as a journalist. In the past, I've tested beds that ship in a box, one that adjusts itself as you sleep, and a few that have mobile …

Money

Ask the Doctors: Sleep aids are meant for short-term use

<b>Dear Doctor:</b> <i>My doctor offered to prescribe sleeping pills because I’m under a lot of stress at work and am suffering from insomnia. I’m tempted, but</i> …

Chicago

Think Wet Dreams Are Just for Guys? Here's How to Wake Up Smiling

Have you ever had that dream where you've been chosen to test out a parachute harness that can give you an orgasm? Only to wake up totally confused …

Ice Age

Social jet lag could be the reason why you're so tired all the time

Not understanding your body's needs could be leading to extreme fatigue.<p>When all most of us are trying to do in life is make it through the day, drink enough water and manage to hold a conversation without nodding off, I'm aware that the last thing you need is a <i>new</i> thing to worry about. So, …

Jet Lag

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask Someone With Narcolepsy

"Normally, when I'm at a public event, it just creeps up on me – and before I know it I've missed a bit of the concert or film."<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Serbia</i><p>Around 3 million people worldwide suffer from narcolepsy – a brain condition that causes you to suddenly fall asleep without …

Insomnia

7 Things It Could Mean For Your Health If You Don't Remember Your Dreams

Though you've likely had some fairly memorable dreams in your life, you probably don't remember each and every minute detail of every dream when you …

Sleep Apnea

Humans Used to Sleep in Two Shifts, And Maybe We Should Do It Again

Around a third of the population have trouble sleeping, including difficulties maintaining sleep throughout the night.<p>While nighttime awakenings are …

Northern Europe

7 Houseplants To Put In A Bedroom For Better Sleep And Cleaner Air

Your environment has a profound effect on the quality of your sleep. You probably know that your bedroom should be dark and quiet and shouldn’t be …

Plants

Learning In Your Sleep = False?

Just Now<p>I've seen it too - listen and learn while you sleep! I've even tried it a couple times, listening to spanish tapes, hoping I'd wake up …

Research

Tuft + Paw launches "the ultimate playground for cats"

A scratchable slide, rope for clawing and a see-through perch all make up this jungle gym for cats, which features in a collection of feline …

Pets

Alzheimer's Hits Men and Women Differently, and We Need to Understand Why

Growing older may be inevitable, but getting Alzheimer’s disease is not. Although we can’t stop the aging process, which is the biggest risk factor …

Dementia

Sleep Deprivation Makes Us Less Social - D-brief

By Lacy Schley | August 14, 2018 4:33 pm<p>(Credit: Yuricazac/Shutterstock)<p>Sleep deprivation strikes us all at some point in our lives, from …

University of California

Sleep deprivation is a cultural problem in the Western world

In the sixth century, Pope Gregory I compiled an infamous list of seven deadly sins. Of these seven, sloth is the only sin that shares its name in …

Alzheimer's Disease

10 Reasons You Can’t Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Sometimes sleep professionals sound like a broken record, always telling patients to make sure they get enough sleep night after night. The reality …

Painkillers

Nonfiction Book Review: Nodding Off: The Science of Sleep from Cradle to Grave by Alice Gregory. Bloomsbury, $28 (304p) ISBN 978-1-4729-4618-8

Nodding Off: The Science of Sleep from Cradle to Grave<p>Alice Gregory. Bloomsbury, $28 (304p) ISBN 978-1-4729-4618-8<p>A thorough and somewhat exhausting …

Book Reviews

In Maharashtra, Two Kids Woke Up To Find A Leopard Cub Napping Next To Them

The three-month-old cub crawled under a mosquito net inside which the two children were sleeping and dozed off next to them<p>In a strange occurrence, a …

India

UN Reviewing Marijuana’s Place With International Drug Treaties

Just two months after the U.N.’s World Health Organization published a report calling marijuana a “relatively safe drug” that only seems to lead to …

Cannabis

What’s The Best Workout To Help You Sleep? These Movements Will Help You Finally Catch Your Zzz’s

Sleep can be a tricky thing. Like, I’ve never been able to figure out how to reconcile my love of staying up late with the fact that I simply <i>cannot</i> …

Exercise

4 Ways You Can Relax Your Mind And Body To Sleep Better

Getting enough sleep is necessary for your well-being. Sleeping at the right time and for the right duration can protect your mental and physical …

Yoga

Cruising for a snoozing? Here are 3 places to take a power nap in London

Need more day naps than an ageing tabby cat? Here’s where to get some snooze time in the city<p>Naps are so en vogue you can now catch 40 winks (in a …

London

Is Sleeping With A Fan On Bad For You?

The other day I woke up with a sore throat, which could have been a sign that I was getting a miserable summer cold. But as an optimist in denial, I …

San Antonio

Good snooze: Majority of Finns sleep well, study finds

A study carried out in Finland over decades found that more than 70 percent of working-age Finnish adults regularly get a good night's rest. However, …

Finland