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Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams

03 Feb 2018 | 179,183 Views

It's now clear, yet many people almost claim bragging rights when they do this. It contributes to chronic illness, including tumor growth, diabetes, heart disease, obesity and Alzheimer's. Who in their right mind wouldn't be willing to make this the priority it deserves to be?

Get Proper Sleep Nightly

18 Jan 2018 | 134,543 Views

The emerging evidence is clear and compelling. This one factor regulates everything from your metabolism to mood. Even controls half your genes. Ignore it, and you lay out the red carpet for disease - stimulating food cravings, diabetes, depression, tumors and more.

Do You Have Hypnic Jerks?

21 Dec 2017 | 29,774 Views

A sudden, jerking movement that occurs when you're falling asleep is known as a hypnic jerk. These involuntary movements are typically harmless, but if they become frequent or severe, they may interfere with your sleep or cause anxiety. Simple lifestyle changes may help.

Catastrophic Consequences of Chronic Sleep Deprivation

14 Dec 2017 | 28,262 Views

Sleeplessness has a devastating effect on your health and well-being, contributing to chronic illnesses such as dementia and Alzheimer's disease, obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Poor sleep also makes you two to three times more likely to develop a chronic pain condition.

Nobel Prize-Winning Science Highlights Importance of Good Sleep for Health

02 Nov 2017 | 177,488 Views

Ignoring this issue is like laying out the red carpet for a host of chronic health problems, obesity, occupational bloopers and more. It puts your organs in turmoil, causing them to send faulty misguided cues. And this can affect up to half your genes - too many to leave to chance.

What Is the Best Position for Sleep?

12 Oct 2017 | 242,719 Views

If you toss and turn at night, or wake up achy, you may be sleeping in one of these two popular positions. Even though many sleep specialists claim otherwise, I encourage you to give this alternative a try and see how it works for you. I've been using it for several months now and really enjoy it.

The Danger of Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea

21 Sep 2017 | 153,767 Views

And it affects about 22 million Americans, even children. When it happens, it starves your body and organs of oxygen and can cause irregular heart rhythms. Check out these 11 signs today and see if you are afflicted with this potentially dangerous yet common condition.

The Steep Cost of Sleep Deprivation

07 Sep 2017 | 177,349 Views

Just one more reason to avoid making this mistake that leaves you more vulnerable to buildup of amyloid beta proteins in your brain, associated with dementia. Even worse, it can become a vicious cycle because the greater your plaque buildup, the more likely you are to fall into this health-harming trap in the first place.

Do Fewer Dreams Mean Higher Dementia Risk?

07 Sep 2017 | 27,703 Views

If you rarely have dreams, it could be a sign that you're lacking in rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, a phase of sleep that's important for learning, memory and mood. Recent research also suggests that if your REM sleep falls below a certain percentage of your total sleep cycle, your risk of dementia could be significantly increased.

Can Sleeping in Decrease Your Waist Size?

06 Jul 2017 | 32,569 Views

Sleeping in on weekends has been shown to lower your body mass index and may be a means of lowering your risk for heart disease, obesity and other health problems.