Sleep routine used to shape training for rugby league athletes

September 15, 2017 Medical Xpress

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

Junior rugby league players go to bed later than their senior counterparts and are therefore at risk of burning the candle at both ends if this isn't considered in their routine....

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Children and mothers share sleep patterns

Children, Sleep Disordered Breathing, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

If you ever find yourself tossing and turning one night, it might actually be a behavior you picked up from your mother. Researchers at the University of Warwick recently found a link between a mother’s insomnia and the sleeping ...

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Stop Hitting the Snooze Button and Get Better Sleep, Says Neuroscientist

September 12, 2017 Olivia Petter of Independent

Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

Hitting the snooze button repeatedly inflicts “cardiovascular assault” on the body and abuses your nervous system, a neuroscientist has warned....

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Sleeping with your dog can lead to a better night’s rest: study

September 11, 2017 Leah Bitsky of The NY Post

Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

Having a ruff night?...

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12-Year Old Author Survives Death, Seven Surgeries and Severe Sleep Apnea to Write Teen Book on Healthy Thinking

September 11, 2017 Send2Press

Children, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

Mekani G. Collins was born a micro-preemie at one-pound, two and a half ounces. Doctors stated he would not live. He survived imminent death, seven surgeries and severe sleep apnea (he stopped breathing 61 times in one night) before his ...

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How many winks are you getting? A wake-up call about sleep

Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

Virgil Pfeifle knew it was time to get help when he began feeling drowsy at work....

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Sleep apnea common in atrial fibrillation patients

September 11, 2017 Umea University

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

A study involving cardiac patients at the University Hospital of Umeå shows that over 80 percent of patients treated for atrial fibrillation also have sleep apnea - a condition with pauses in breathing during sleep. The study, presented ...

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Can too little sleep ruin your relationship?

Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

Is your partner irritating? Have you stopped having a laugh, gone off sex and no longer care if they seem unhappy? Before you reach for a counsellor or lawyer, check how much sleep you are getting. While research has consistently linked ...

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NFL star Ryan Jensen says sleep apnea diagnosis 'saved my career'

Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

Football star Ryan Jensen said that a sleep apnea diagnosis "saved my career," after he could not understand why he was losing his strength and never feeling rested even after being in bed for over 8 hours a night....

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"Work Hard, Sleep Harder" - Tips from a Sleep Expert

September 05, 2017 Ashley Beyer of KUTV News 2

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

Dr. Sujay Kansagra is a sleep health consultant for Mattress Firm, the director of Duke University’s Pediatric Neurology Sleep Medicine Program and the author of the book “My Child Won’t Sleep.” Dr. Kansagra specializes in treating a ...

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