Latest sleep deprivation Stories

Want To Sleep Better At Night? Shed Some Belly Fat
2012-11-07 12:09:32

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Getting a good night's sleep is important to be healthy. However, a number of problems can prevent us from having a restful night. One such problem is being overweight or obese--an issue that has been studied immensely and closely linked to sleep deprivation. Now, a team of researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, has found that weight loss, whether it be from dietary changes or from diet and exercise, can...

2012-09-21 23:04:29

Sometimes, the best path to shed off the pounds is to simply sleep better. Aviisha will shed $100 off the price of its Home Sleep Test to help patients shed off their excess pounds and get a better night sleep. (promo code:ExtraLb)* Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 21, 2012 Sleep apnea and obesity feed on each other creating a deadly downward spiral of disease. Repeated arousals during sleep, which characterize sleep apnea, may result in insulin resistance and poor regulation of blood...

2012-09-17 23:13:52

Adequate sleep is an important part of a weight loss plan and should be added to the recommended mix of diet and exercise, states a commentary in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Although calorie restriction and increased physical activity are recommended for weight loss, there is significant evidence that inadequate sleep is contributing to obesity. Lack of sleep increases the stimulus to consume more food and increases appetite-regulating hormones. "The solution [to weight...

2012-09-03 23:01:27

Rather than visiting a sleep center for an invasive sleep study, St. Louis residents now have a new option for diagnosing sleep apnea. Dr. Dan Sindelar offers ARES in-home sleep apnea testing, providing diagnosis to patients in the comfort and privacy of their own home. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 Dr. Dan Sindelar, current president of the American Academy for Oral Systemic Health, announces a breakthrough in sleep apnea diagnostics for residents of the St. Louis area. Dr....

Sleep Deprivation May Reduce PTSD Risk
2012-07-19 08:15:55

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and Tel Aviv University have discovered that sleep deprivation in the first hours following an intense event could help decrease the likelihood of having Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The study, published in international scientific journal Neuropsychopharmacology, included a variety of experiments that focused on how sleep deprivation in the six hours after...

2012-06-13 10:20:14

White, American-born adults sleep longer than blacks, Hispanics, Indians and Asians Two studies scheduled for presentation today at SLEEP 2012 are reporting sleep disparities among Americans based on racial and ethnic background. The first study, out of the State University of New York (SUNY), looked at 400,000 respondents from the National Health Interview Surveys between 2004 and 2010. Results show that Americans born in the United States were more likely to report sleeping longer...

Sleep Deprivation Linked To Food Choices, Elevated Anxiety Levels
2012-06-11 04:22:52

Using MRI scans, researchers have discovered how sleep deprivation can impact the parts of the brain where food-related choices are made, potentially explaining how obesity is linked to a lack of slumber. The study, which was presented at SLEEP 2012, the 26th annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS), on Sunday, used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to study the brain waves of 23 otherwise healthy adults, according to the American Academy of Sleep...

Lack Of Sleep Poses Risks For Workplace And Health
2012-04-28 04:36:34

Jason Farmer for RedOrbit.com A recent study by the CDC found that more than 40 million American workers, which are about 30 percent of the nation´s civilian workforce, are getting fewer than six hours of sleep per night. The CDC says these sleep deprived workers are posing a real and potentially fatal risk to themselves and their coworkers by not getting a good seven to nine hours of sleep, the recommended amount by the National Sleep Foundation. According to the CDC, in 2010...

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