Tag: sleep disorders

‘Fall Back’ to Better Sleep Health Every...

The effect of ending “daylight saving time” really hits home as darkness comes earlier, restricting outdoor activities. And in the...

November 7, 2021

How Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Health

When you visit your doctor, chances are that lifestyle factors like diet and exercise are part of the conversation. Increasingly,...

October 19, 2021

Solutions for ‘CPAP Dropouts’ With Obstructive Sleep...

Are you a CPAP dropout? If your CPAP machine is unused, gathering dust in a corner, it’s time you reacquaint...

October 5, 2021

How an Earlier Bedtime Can Boost Your...

Does being a night owl have health consequences, regardless of how many hours of sleep you get? It certainly appears...

June 8, 2021

Can Staying Up Too Late Hurt Your...

Just because you are able to get by with limited sleep, it doesn’t mean you should. Skimping on sleep in...

May 24, 2021

Springing Forward: This Year, Getting Enough Sleep...

“Daylight saving time” (DST) returns officially on Sunday at 2 a.m. It’s the first “Spring forward” time change — meaning...

March 12, 2021

Sleep, Insomnia & Your Health

The most common sleep disorder, insomnia, often goes undiagnosed or untreated. Whether it’s difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep or waking...

February 9, 2021

Here’s Why Sleep is So Important —...

Human beings spend between one-quarter to one-third of their lives asleep — and that might seem like a huge waste...

April 30, 2020

Do You Have a Sleep Disorder? Find...

That extra hour of sleep this weekend won’t do you much good if you don’t get enough sleep on a...

March 12, 2020

Roundup: ‘Screen Time’ Effect on Toddlers; Walk...

Study: Too Much ‘Screen Time’ Lowers Brain Development in Toddlers No more than one hour a day of “screen time”...

November 8, 2019

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