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Your Valentine May Bring You Better Sleep

Your Valentine May Bring You Better Sleep

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Sleep News THURSDAY, Feb. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Sure, he may snore. She may steal the covers. But if a relationship is solid, your partner will help you sleep better this Valentine’s Day and far into the future, a new study suggests. Good relationships in early adulthood seemed to […]

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How Do You Stop Snoring?

How Do You Stop Snoring?

What is snoring? Snoring happens when tissues in the back of the throat vibrate as air passes over them during sleep.  Nasal infections or deformities can cause snoring, as can obesity, drug or alcohol use, medications, smoking, aging or sleep position. What are home remedies to stop snoring? Once you have ruled out sleep apnea […]

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Health Tip: Recognize Signs of Sleep Deficiency

Health Tip: Recognize Signs of Sleep Deficiency

(HealthDay News) — You probably have sleep deficiency if you don’t get enough sleep in general, you sleep at the wrong time of day or you don’t fall asleep normally or stay asleep, the U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute says. Latest Sleep News The agency says you may be sleep deficient if you […]

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Why Sleepless Nights Can Mean More Painful Days

Why Sleepless Nights Can Mean More Painful Days

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Sleep News TUESDAY, Jan. 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you were up all night and you ache all over the next morning, your lack of sound slumber might be to blame. New research found that sleep loss delivered a double whammy to the brain that all but guaranteed greater […]

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‘Rock-a-Bye’ You, for Better Sleep?

‘Rock-a-Bye’ You, for Better Sleep?

Latest Sleep News THURSDAY, Jan. 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Like a baby, being rocked can help you sleep, but it might also improve your memory, new research suggests. Two studies, one in humans and the other in mice, report that being rocked has real benefits for sleep. “Having a good night’s sleep means falling […]

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Catching Up on News About Catch-Up Sleep

Catching Up on News About Catch-Up Sleep

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Sleep News FRIDAY, Jan. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Missing out on needed sleep can bring a host of health woes, including diabetes because a lack of sleep affects insulin levels. It also leaves you less alert and less able to focus. And get only four or five hours of […]

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Kicking, Punching: Who’s at Risk for a Violent Sleep Disorder?

Kicking, Punching: Who’s at Risk for a Violent Sleep Disorder?

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Sleep News WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — You’ve probably seen movies where a veteran returns home from the horrors of war and wakes in the middle of the night yelling, punching or flailing so much that they harm themselves or a sleep partner. This isn’t just Hollywood drama. […]

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Stress Keeps 1 in 3 Americans Up at Night

Stress Keeps 1 in 3 Americans Up at Night

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Sleep News THURSDAY, Dec. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Millions of Americans are losing sleep as economic and political stress keeps them tossing and turning at night, a new study finds. In 2013, about 30 percent of Americans said they slept six hours or less at night, but that number […]

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Sleepless Night Could Make Morning Pastries Tougher to Resist

Sleepless Night Could Make Morning Pastries Tougher to Resist

By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter Latest Sleep News MONDAY, Dec. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There’s a reason that glazed donut might seem even more enticing if you’re sleep-deprived: A new study suggests that even one night of lost slumber increases the desirability of junk foods. But the culprit doesn’t appear to be an increase in […]