Snoozing Your Way to Hypertension
Getting poor quality sleep may have more impact than yawning and sleepiness at work the next day. It could also increase the risk of developing high blood pressure in older men.
Trouble sleeping doesn't seem like reason for concern. After all, half of Americans struggle with insomnia at least a couple of nights each week. It may simply be caused by heartburn and acid regurgitation.
Back to School Requires Better Sleep
Summer vacation for kids usually means late nights and sleeping in; but when it's time for school to start, getting back into a good sleep schedule is vital for health and school performance.
Do You Have Demented Sleep
Most women past the age of 45 understand the concept of sleepless nights or nights with less than four hours of shut eye.
Sleep Apnea Linked to Restricted Blood Supply
In addition to interrupted sleep and tossing and turning all night long, people who suffer from sleep apnea my have another thing to worry about. Reduced blood supply to the heart has been linked to the sleep disorder.
Most Sleep Problems Go Untreated
Sleep is a precious commodity, but for many, daytime fatigue can be a nightmare. About 90 percent of adults visiting a physician on any given day have sleep problems. Sleep apnea is probably to blame.
CPAP Class Helps Sleep Apnea Patients Adjust
For many people who suffer from sleep apnea, the remedy can be as problematic as the disorder. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machines are used for most patients, which blows air into the upper respiratory tract through a mask worn over the nose at night, to keep the airway open.
Internet Addiction Causing Depression & Sleeplessness
It's no surprise that college students spend an extensive amount of time online. But often that internet use becomes pathological and even addictive.
More Sleep Improves Athletic Performance
When it comes to sports and athletic performance, increasing your amount of sleep each night improves how well you will perform. Extra sleep is beneficial to not only speed and overall performance, but also to reaction time, vigor, fatique and mood.
Racism and Sleep, Health Problems
Social and environmental stressors have a hand in how likely a person is to experience disturbed sleep, and new research shows that racism may also be a stressor - even if the racism is only perceived.