The price you pay for a poor night’s sleep

February 02, 2018 Rachel Wood of The Olympian

Sleep

We’ve all had sleepless nights — and paid the price. The next day, it can be hard to stay awake, concentrate, remember things. Also, exhaustion is uncomfortable....

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6 Signs You May Have a Sleep Disorder

Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

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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Poor sleep is driving childhood obesity crisis: Too little sleep causes them to eat more and disrupts metabolism

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Preventive Health, Sleep

Pediatricians warn sleep is the ignored culprit driving childhood obesity, as a new study shows a direct link between shut-eye and weight gain....

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Can’t sleep? Younger brains need a buffer before bedtime after binge-watching

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep

Seconds tick off to watch yet another TV episode, tempting viewers immersed in what happens next....

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5 questions that will determine if you're getting enough sleep

Sleep

Everyone knows to aim for seven or eight hours of sleep per night. But that number is a general benchmark — and sleep needs can vary from person to person....

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Sugar And Sleep: More Rest May Dull Your Sweet Tooth

January 18, 2018 Allison Aubrey of NPR

Sleep

Listen up, night owls: If you're sleeping six or fewer hours per night, you're not doing your health any favors....

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Sleep Better, Lose Weight?

Sleep

Sleeplessness could cost you when it's time to stand on your bathroom scale, a new British study suggests....

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Have heart problems? Get tested for apnea

Sleep, Sleep Apnea

Dear Dr. Rosenberg, My husband had a heart attack about two months ago. He snores and stops breathing every night. His cardiologist has tried to impress upon him the importance of diagnosing and treating sleep apnea. So far, he refuses. ...

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Sleep apnea hits diabetic patients

Sleep, Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is one of the common problems among people who suffer from diabetes and other metabolic diseases and researchers have found a strong link between them....

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Sleep Allows Younger People to Hit ‘Save Button’ on Memories

Sleep, Sleep Apnea

“To die, to sleep — to sleep, perchance to dream — ay, there’s the rub, for in this sleep of death what dreams may come.”...

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