Tag: Sleep

How your neighborhood can hamper your teen’s sleep

Living in a noisy neighborhood with less green space negatively affects teens’ sleep, which may lead to poorer memory and thinking skills, according to a pair of studies. In a study on residential environment, researchers found that as noise levels steadily increased, so too did the time needed […]

How to sleep better in 2021

If you’re like most American adults, you’re not getting enough sleep. This could be the year to change that, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), which recommends adults get at least seven hours of sleep each night. A survey conducted in July showed that 85% […]

Sleep apnea treatment reduces heart problems in patients with prediabetes

Research finds people with prediabetes and obstructive sleep apnea can reduce their daytime resting heart rate and risk of cardiovascular disease by using a CPAP device A new study found that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment at night can lower daytime resting heart rates in patients with […]

What to do when anxiety affects your sleep

In these days where there is high anxiety around COVID-19, getting your sleep isn’t easy. But a good night’s sleep is a key factor in maintaining your health and protecting your immune system. “Sleep is so important. It can make you happier and healthier,” says Jenny Prinsen, a […]

As REM sleep declines, life span suffers

Deep sleep is essential for good health, and too little of it may shorten your life, a new study suggests. REM (rapid eye movement) sleep is when dreams occur and the body repairs itself from the ravages of the day. For every 5% reduction in REM sleep, mortality […]

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