Sleep Disorders

Can a Comfortable Mattress Really Come in a Box?

Mattress shopping used to be such a pain. You'd go to a showroom or store, lay down on a few beds (while being creepily watched by a salesman) and …

Insomnia

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 …

Obesity

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

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

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 Apnea

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 …

Psychology

Sleep Quiz: Why You Need Your ZZZs

Bedtime Stories

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

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

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

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

9 hilarious tweets that anyone who sleeps with a snorer will understand

Pass the ear plugs, please.<p>Married life often lends itself to sharing a bed with another person, which means you always have someone to cuddle with at night. It also means you have to deal with the covers being stolen, never having enough room, and listening to another person mouth-breathe for …

Insomnia

Best Essential Oils That Will Help You Sleep Better

Sleep deprivation is a common problem that is now seen as a public health concern. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that more than …

Insomnia

California Bill Aims For Later School Start Times To Protect Teens' Health

Odds are that you’re feeling tired when you read this. More than one in three American adults don’t get enough sleep on a regular basis, and studies …

Insomnia

Sleep deprivation spurs $30 million Love To Dream business

Hana-Lia Krawchuk was sleep-deprived and at breaking point.<p>Her newborn son Elijah was only sleeping for 45 minutes at a time.<p>"It was awful," Krawchuk …

Babies

'It's safer than the street': Homeless people defend man sleeping on ledge 20ft above Thames

They say it's safer than sleeping on the street where homeless people risk being attacked<p>London's homeless people have defended a man’s decision to …

Sleep

Would you buy this Kickstarter travel sleep mask? I went for two to round out my perfect travel kit! - Renés Points

I just had to try this one!<p>We all have our favorite travel “stuff” we can not get in the air without having. Most of my stuff, as John Mayer points …

Insomnia

7 Steps to Restful, Rejuvenating Sleep

When was the last time you jumped out of bed feeling refreshed and energized?<p>Can you remember the last time you woke up in the morning, ready to take …

Insomnia

The Worst Foods For Insomnia, According To A Sleep Expert

If you're having trouble catching some z's, it could have to do with what you're eating. Yes, certain foods have the power to prevent sleep. Find out …

Insomnia

Daily 2 Cents: The 'Voice' -- Woman in the Mirror -- Sleep Paralysis is...

<b>The 'Voice'</b><p><b>I recently received the following account:</b><p>One night in 2010 I was coming home from my second-shift manufacturing job in Hartselle, …

Sleep Paralysis

Med Student Is Marrying Her Diploma In An Awesome 'Graduwedding'

And the doctor and her degree lived happily ever after. 💞<p>Angie Hamouie is getting married... to her medical degree.<p>The 27-year-old from Houston, Texas is graduating from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in June and she’s celebrating by throwing what she has dubbed a …

Marriage

Sleep experts recommend new school start times for teens

Any parent who’s ever had to drag a groggy teen out of bed in the morning would likely agree with new guidelines that say kids should start school …

Sleep

Pointless Awesome Things Men Need To Know This Week [18.04.17]

Stop perusing that Britannica bible from 1995 and get with our weekly wrap of everything the modern man needs to know about his world today. It may …

Sleep Paralysis

Eye Drops Could Be The Answer To Curing Jet Lag, Say Scientists

Book that holiday.<p>As much as we enjoy travelling, we could really do without the sleepless nights that always inevitably follow a long haul flight.<p>But now a team of researchers at the University of Edinburgh, have found that eye drops have potential to be a cure for jet lag, and could be made …

Insomnia

A Mattress Company Just Created the Most Comfortable Airplane Seat Ever

Memory foam airplane seats? Yes, please.<p>A mattress company has unveiled what it is calling “the world’s most advanced airline seat,” to promote …

Insomnia

How New York night owls catch their Zzz’s

In the city that never sleeps, a solid night of shut-eye can be hard to come by. Sirens, stress and loud neighbors keep us tossing and turning, and …

Insomnia

How to use Night Light in the Windows 10 Creators Update

The Windows 10 Creators Update has a new feature that’s supposed to be easier on the eyes and help you fall asleep after a long night of web surfing. …

Tutorials

Brad Tavares vs. Elias Theodorou planned for UFC Fight Night 113

Middleweights Brad Tavares and Elias Theodorou to meet in the Octagon on July 7.<p>Stipulation matches are commonplace in the world of professional …

Martial Arts