Heavy Snoring, Apnea Tied to Earlier Brain Troubles

April 15, 2015

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter
WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Heavy snorers and people with sleep apnea may be more likely to develop memory and thinking problems at younger ages than their well-rested peers, a new study suggests.
The good news from the study is that treating sleep apnea with a continuous positive airway […]

The Surprising Link Between Nightmares and Depression

April 14, 2015

Depression, insomnia and exhaustion may be major risk factors for frequent nightmares, new research suggests.

Night Owls Run Higher Risk of Health Problems, Study Finds

April 1, 2015

WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Night owls are more likely than early risers to develop diabetes and other health problems, even if they get the same amount of sleep.
That’s the conclusion of a new study that included more than 1,600 people in South Korea, aged 47 to 59, who provided information about their […]

Women Who Get More Sleep Have Higher Sex Drives

March 18, 2015

Women looking to jump-start their sex life may want to spend more time in bed. Sleeping.

Losing Just 30 Minutes of Sleep Per Night Can Affect Your Metabolism

March 9, 2015

Think twice the next time you don’t get as much sleep as you need: A new study suggests that missing just 30 minutes of shuteye during weeknights could boost your weight and disrupt your metabolism.

Always Sleepy After the Change to Daylight Saving Time?

March 6, 2015

FRIDAY, March 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) — You’ll lose an hour’s sleep overnight Saturday when the clocks spring ahead. But there are a number of things you can do to cope with the switch to daylight saving time, a sleep expert says.
“It’s well known that a small shift in time can have a large impact […]

Erratic Sleep May Make Teens Hungrier

March 5, 2015

THURSDAY, March 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Night-to-night changes in the amount of sleep teens get may affect how much they eat, a new study suggests.
The research included 342 teens, average age 17, who slept an average of 7 hours a night. But after nights when they slept an hour less or more than normal, […]

Could a Bad Night’s Sleep Make You Eat More Fatty Food?

February 26, 2015

Skipping just a single night of sleep leads to a shift in brain activity that seems to spark a desire to consume more fat the following day, a new study suggests.

Long Sleep Time, Higher Stroke Risk?

February 25, 2015

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Adults who sleep more than eight hours a night may face a higher risk of stroke, a new analysis suggests.
These so-called “long sleepers” were 46 percent more likely to have a stroke than those who got only six to eight hours of sleep a night, […]

Small Study Links Lack of Sleep to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

February 19, 2015

THURSDAY, Feb. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A new study helps explain why getting too little sleep might boost diabetes risk.
Researchers say lack of sleep can lead to increased levels of substances called free fatty acids in the blood. These substances interfere with the ability of the hormone insulin to regulate blood sugar levels.
The […]


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