Lack of sleep boosts levels of Alzheimer’s proteins

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Apnea

Have you resolved to take better care of yourself in the new year? Here’s a relatively painless way to do it: Catch a few more zzz’s every night. A third of American adults don’t get enough sleep, according to the Centers for Disease ...

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A sleep expert explains what happens to your body and brain if you don't get sleep

Sleep

Sleep expert Matthew Walker breaks down the many effects of sleep deprivation on your brain and body. Following is a transcript of the video....

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Why getting enough sleep should be your New Year's resolution

Sleep

If you need an alarm to get up in the morning, you're probably not getting enough sleep....

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Sleep Apnea in Elderly May Boost Risk of Alzheimer’s

Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep

New research shows that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may put elderly people at greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease....

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You CAN lose weight by sleeping as it ‘helps you stick to healthy eating plans’

December 13, 2017 Andrea Downey of The Sun

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep

In fact, 74 per cent of people who get a good night’s sleep said they found weight loss easier....

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Screen time at night for kids can result in sleep, nutrition problems, study says

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, Children

Kids who stay up late watching digital devices in bed may face sleep and nutrition problems, new research by Penn State College of Medicine discovered....

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea May Increase Amyloid Burden

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and intermittent hypoxia may be mechanisms associated with markers of increased amyloid burden, according to a study published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. ...

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