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Sleepy Nurses Could Put Patients at Risk

Sleepy Nurses Could Put Patients at Risk

Latest Sleep News THURSDAY, Dec. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Nurses get less sleep before their scheduled shifts compared to nonwork days, which could affect patient care, according to a new study. How much less sleep? Almost an hour and a half. “Nurses are sleeping, on average, less than recommended amounts prior to work, which […]

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Stroke: Excessive sleep may raise risk by 85%

Stroke: Excessive sleep may raise risk by 85%

Stroke is one of the leading causes of death and disability worldwide and in the United States, specifically. New research finds that excessive sleep considerably raises the risk of this cardiovascular problem. Share on PinterestNew research suggests that people who take long naps in the day may be at a higher risk of stroke. Globally, […]

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Sleeping Too Long Might Raise Stroke Risk

Sleeping Too Long Might Raise Stroke Risk

Latest Sleep News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you’re the kind of person who sleeps nine or more hours a night or takes long afternoon naps, you may want to worry about your stroke risk, a new Chinese study suggests. According to the research, people who sleep and […]

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Sleep Deprivation a Big Drain on the Brain

Sleep Deprivation a Big Drain on the Brain

Latest Sleep News TUESDAY, Nov. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you feel like you can’t think straight after a sleepless night, new research suggests you are not imagining things. The mental impacts of sleep deprivation are much more serious than previously believed, the study found. “Our research showed that sleep deprivation doubles the odds […]

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6 home remedies for obstructive sleep apnea

6 home remedies for obstructive sleep apnea

If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition in which a person’s upper airways become partially or completely blocked. This obstruction causes the person to experience pauses in breathing while they sleep, usually due to the relaxation of […]

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Three Tips for Getting Your Zzzzzz’s

Three Tips for Getting Your Zzzzzz’s

Latest Sleep News SATURDAY, Nov. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many Americans aren’t getting a solid seven hours of sleep a night, putting them at risk for diabetes, heart disease and obesity. But it’s the brain that needs a good night’s sleep the most, according to Dr. Randall Wright, a neurologist at Houston Methodist Hospital. […]

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Sleepless Night May Increase Anxiety By Up to 30 Percent

Sleepless Night May Increase Anxiety By Up to 30 Percent

Just one night without sleep may increase anxiety levels by up to 30%, but getting a full night’s sleep restores calm and resets an anxious brain, researchers report. Neuroscientists at UC Berkeley discovered that deep sleep is a natural anti-anxiety intervention. The deep sleep that fights anxiety is called non-rapid eye movement (NREM) slow-wave sleep. […]

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Not Getting Enough Shut-Eye? You Have Plenty of Company

Not Getting Enough Shut-Eye? You Have Plenty of Company

Latest Sleep News FRIDAY, Nov. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — More Americans are having trouble falling and staying asleep, and smartphones and technology are probably to blame, researchers report. Their analysis of data from nearly 165,000 adults nationwide showed that the number who reported difficulty falling asleep at least once a week was up 1.4% […]

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Deep Sleep ‘Brainwashes’ Us All, Study Claims

Deep Sleep ‘Brainwashes’ Us All, Study Claims

By Adam Townsend on 11/12/2019 3:51 PM Latest Sleep News Source: MedicineNet Health News What happens to your brain when you fall asleep? New real-time brain imaging has shed more light on what happens to our brains in the dark; slow waves of fluid wash in and out of our skull and carry away harmful […]