An Underappreciated Key to College Success: Sleep

August 13, 2018 Jane Brody

Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

Attention all you happy high school graduates about to go off to college, as well as the many others returning for another year of higher education. Grandsons Stefan and Tomas, that includes you....

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Fresh awakening: Women, too, suffer sleep apnea

Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues, Women's Health

During her worst spells of sleep apnea, Jenn Foisy was lucky to escape mishap. Many mornings she awoke exhausted, her mind cloudy, her body starved of true rest, and got behind the wheel....

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6 Signs You May Have a Sleep Disorder

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Apnea

Sleep disorders are an epidemic in America. More than 26 percent of Americans suffer from some sort of sleeping disorder, but there are likely millions more cases that are never reported. Scientists estimate that nearly 80 percent of ...

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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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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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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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Signs you may not be getting a good night's sleep

Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

Sleep is important to keeping the brain functioning at the highest levels and maintaining overall health. Doctors say that 90-percent of adults need the recommended eight hours of sleep every night to stay healthy. For many adults, that ...

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Sleep Strengthens Recent Learning and Negative Memories

Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

All day long, while we’re awake, our brains are busy. They take in the world, learn from our experiences, and form memories of what we have seen, done, heard and learned. Sleep plays an essential role in consolidating learning and ...

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Snapshots of sleep-deprived brains show why you shouldn’t drive tired

Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

After a sleepless night, your neurons act a lot like you probably do: weak, slow, and generally a bit of a mess....

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