Tag: sleep deprivation

Shifting Sleep Times Impact Insulin, May Lead...

If you’re like most this week, you’re likely feeling the effects of Daylight Saving Time, which started yesterday. Awakening in...

March 14, 2016

Your Health & Daylight Saving Time: 6...

It’s time to spring ahead with Daylight Saving Time, which begins Sunday. But health and sleep experts are voicing concerns...

March 11, 2016

Watch Now: Late Bedtimes Linked to Weight...

If you’re hoping to avoid weight gain, here’s one fattening recipe to skip: a late bedtime. Teen and adults with...

October 13, 2015

Watch Now: Device Offers Hope for Patients...

(VIDEO: Lance Van Schaik, who suffers from severe sleep apnea, explains what a new surgically implanted device has done to...

August 11, 2015

Here’s How Much Sleep Experts Say You...

For the most part, adults -- anyone over the age of 18 -- still require about 7 to 9 hours...

April 9, 2015

Spring Forward to Better Sleep

If this past weekend's spring-forward time change has you feeling a little off, you're not alone. The average American worker...

March 10, 2015

Watch Now: Sleep Apnea and High Blood...

Do you have high blood pressure and sleepless nights? Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) might be a factor in your high...

January 27, 2015

Fall Back to Better Sleep

if you’re struggling to get a good night’s sleep despite the recent time change, listen up. “Any change in time...

November 4, 2014

Watch Now: Sleep-Starved and Overeating?

Are you starved for sleep, but gaining weight? There could be a connection between your sleepless nights and expanding waistline,...

October 16, 2014

Senior Years, Sleepless Nights?

People often say “I slept like a baby” to describe a good night’s sleep. That’s because newborns sleep 16 to...

October 2, 2014

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Get Control of AFib (Video)

Many people affected by atrial fibrillation (AFib) do not realize they have it and those who have it may not realize the seriousness of the...