Orthosomnia Is the New Sleep Disorder You Haven’t Heard Of

Yes, it's possible to be too obsessed with sleep. By Julia Malacoff | Nov 06, 2017 | Shape.com Fitness trackers are great for monitoring your activity and making you more aware of your habits, including how much (or how little) you sleep. For the...

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Scientists Make Progress Linking Sleep Duration Genes to Variety of Biological Processes

Published on December 14, 2017 - SleepReviewMag.com Scientists have identified differences in a group of genes they say might help explain why some people need a lot more sleep—and others less—than most. The study, conducted using fruit fly populations bred to...

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Staying up late to watch the Super Bowl? Here’s how to cope with Monday

Updated: JANUARY 31, 2018 — 5:00 AM EST - by Mari A. Schaefer, Staff Writer - Philly.com So, what is your Super Bowl strategy?  Not the I’m-picking-the-Eagles-by-10-over-the-Patriots strategy. This is the how-to-stay-up-late-to-celebrate-and-still-function-on-Monday strategy. We’re talking sleep. The Monday after the Super Bowl has long been a tough...

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Restless Legs Syndrome Linked With Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease-related Death in Women

Published on December 19, 2017 - SleepReviewMag.com Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD)-related death among women, according to research published in the January 2018 issue of Neurology. Xiang Gao, MD, PhD, associate professor of nutritional sciences...

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Is snoring always a sign of sleep apnea?

Health.Harvard.edu Ask the doctors Published: January, 2018 Q. My partner says I snore at night. Does this mean I have sleep apnea? A. If you snore at night, you're in good company. Some 90 million Americans have the same problem, according to the American Sleep...

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Older Adults’ Forgetfulness Tied To Faulty Brain Rhythms In Sleep

December 18, 20174:47 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition - NPR.org Older brains may forget more because they lose their rhythm at night. During deep sleep, older people have less coordination between two brain waves that are important to saving new memories, a team...

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Sleeping in a cold room is better for you

Posted: Dec 16, 2017 9:58 PM CST - Updated: Dec 16, 2017 10:00 PM CST - WNEM.com Adam McDonald, Digital Producer, Meredith (Meredith) – What temperature do you keep your home? 75 degrees? 72? A study has shown that you can actually get better sleep...

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A GUIDE TO SLEEP BRUXISM (TEETH GRINDING)

JEFF MANN  -  Last updated on January 2nd, 2018 - SleepJunkies.com Bruxism is a condition affecting up to 10% of the adult population and is characterised by the grinding, gnashing and and clenching of the teeth and jaws. Often sleep bruxism may only be...

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