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2014-03-11 23:21:12

When people don't get enough sleep, their attention and concentration abilities decline. Their reaction time lengthens, they're inattentive, and they don't respond as well to environmental signals. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Struggling with fuzzy thinking and a faltering memory? Try this rejuvenating and risk-free approach—sleeping more—to help burn away brain fog, reports the March 2014 Harvard Health Letter. "Poor sleep has an adverse impact on...

2014-03-11 08:31:49

LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles sleep apnea doctor, Dr. Bijan Afar, offers comprehensive solutions for sleep apnea. The Centers for Disease Control have called insufficient sleep a public health epidemic. Millions of Americans suffer from sleep apnea, a sleep disorder that can interrupt sleep hundreds of times a night and prevent people from entering the deeper, more restful stages of sleep. About Dr. Bijan Afar, Expert in Sleep Apnea Treatment Los Angeles...

2014-03-07 08:24:40

Over 48% of Americans polled say the pop icon would behave better if he spent more time in bed and less time out partying NEW YORK, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boll & Branch, the leading manufacturer and online retailer of luxury organic bedding, today released the results of a nationwide survey indicating which overstressed celebrity is most in need of a restful night's sleep. Justin Bieber topped the charts, followed by Miley Cyrus and Lindsay Lohan. "With his recent exploits...

2014-03-03 08:32:43

Americans encouraged to plan ahead for time change, seek help for ongoing sleep problems DARIEN, Ill., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Americans prepare to "spring forward" this weekend for daylight saving time, the potential lost hour of sleep is a reminder of the widespread problem of insomnia. With this, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is declaring Insomnia Awareness Day on Monday, March 10, reminding those who suffer from chronic insomnia that help is available from the...

2014-02-19 23:28:35

Rise N’ Shine LLC offers two major supplements that have helped turn around people’s sleeping habits and morning routines thus giving them a step up on combating obesity. Sparta, NJ (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Alarming new statistics are showing that more than just food and lack of exercise are contributing to the obesity epidemic that has swept the country. A new publication from the Sleep Foundation shows that sleep is a major factor in obesity rates. According to Richard Simon, MD, a...

2014-02-13 23:01:31

The Children’s Obesity Fund cofounders are concerned about the findings of a study linking poor sleeping habits to obesity and are currently searching for a nonprofit to support that encourages healthy sleeping habits for children. New findings reveal that sleep-deprived children eat more calories during the day and that kids that adhere to a regular sleep schedule tend to weigh less. (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 New research connecting lack of sleep with obesity and obesity-related...

Sleep Deprivation Elderly Blood Sugar
2013-12-12 08:42:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Normal aging may exacerbate the negative effect of sleep deprivation on pancreatic cells that maintain normal blood sugar levels, according to a study published this month in the journal Aging Cell. Sleep, or the lack of it, seems to affect nearly every aspect of human physiology, although the molecular pathways through which sleep deprivation wreaks havoc on the body remain poorly understood. Numerous studies have looked at the...

2013-12-06 23:00:10

The new “15 side effects of sleep deprivation” article on the site Healthreviewcenter.com covers common side effects of sleep loss that help people expand their knowledge about the importance of sleep. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 The new “15 side effects of sleep deprivation” article on the website Healthreviewcenter.com delivers some causes of sleep deprivation and negative effects of not getting enough sleep. At the beginning of the article, the author points out that...

2013-12-05 14:19:15

A new study shows that poor sleep quality is strongly associated with mood disturbance and lower quality of life among people with extreme obesity. Results show that 74.8 percent of participants were poor sleepers, and their mean self-reported sleep duration was only six hours and 20 minutes.  Fifty-two percent of study subjects were anxious, and 43 percent were depressed.  After controlling for age, sex, hypertension, diabetes, and obstructive sleep apnea, sleep quality and daytime...


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