Extroverts are more likely to have good nights’ sleep

October 22, 2017 Miranda Larbi of Metro

Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

Warm milk. Hot baths. Sleep aids. Audio books. Nothing works. And that could be because your crappy sleep might be caused by who you are. A new study, carried out by Best Mattress Brand, has suggested that how easy you find drifting off ...

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Waking Up at 5 a.m. Probably Won't Make You More Productive. Here's What Will

October 18, 2017 Kristen Bahler of Time

Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

You’ve heard the stories....

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Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

We often think of snoring as annoying or embarrassing, but we don’t usually think of it as deadly. However, it can be a symptom of sleep apnea, an involuntary cessation of breathing that occurs while the patient is asleep. Left ...

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Fall is prime time for children's illnesses

Children, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep Apnea

As autumn ushers in colorful leaves and crisper temperatures, it’s also the time of year when certain illnesses begin to peak — especially in children....

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How to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

Sleep

Sleep and athletic performance go hand in hand. Inadequate sleep can impede your performance in the pool and, over time, can damage your health....

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Safe Sleep Awareness

Children, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep

October is Safe Sleep Awareness Month and the U.S. continues to have a higher infant mortality rate than any of the other 27 wealthy countries, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The World ...

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Sleep apnea may confer increased AF risk

Sleep Disordered Breathing, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

Patients with obstructive sleep apnea or sleep-disordered breathing have an increased risk for atrial fibrillation, according to a poster presented at the Cardiometabolic Health Conference....

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Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'

October 16, 2017 Terry Gross of NPR

Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

The National Sleep Foundation recommends an average of eight hours of sleep per night for adults, but sleep scientist Matthew Walker says that too many people are falling short of the mark....

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What is sleep, even?

Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

There’s a good chance that when you woke up this morning, your first thought was to go back to bed. But it’s also likely that you had so many obligations pulling you out from under the covers—work to do, food to cook, friends to ...

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Sleep apnea can be a sign of serious medical issues

Sleep Disordered Breathing, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

Did you know? The Sleep Center in Gillette opened in 1994 with two beds. Based on patient demand, Campbell County Health expanded the facility to four beds and updated its equipment in 2013. In 2014, it was accredited by the American ...

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