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Silence Your Snore, Save Your Romance

Silence Your Snore, Save Your Romance

Latest Sleep News SUNDAY, Feb. 9, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Roses are red, violets are blue, sleep experts have a Valentine’s Day gift idea for you. A box of chocolates and a candlelight dinner might seem romantic, but your partner might also embrace a lifestyle change: no more snoring. “While snoring is disruptive to bed […]

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Untreated Sleep Apnea Puts Your Heart at High Risk

Untreated Sleep Apnea Puts Your Heart at High Risk

Latest Sleep News MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Nearly 30 million Americans have a chronic health problem that more than doubles their risk of death due to heart disease. The culprit is obstructive sleep apnea, a disease in which the upper airway collapses during sleep, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine […]

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Too Much Super Bowl Can Mean Too Little Sleep

Too Much Super Bowl Can Mean Too Little Sleep

Latest Sleep News FRIDAY, Jan. 31, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Your Super Bowl party this Sunday may leave you feeling beat on Monday morning, a new survey finds. A survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine found that nearly 40% of U.S. adults are more tired than usual the day after the Super Bowl. […]

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Spring Time Change Tied to More Fatal Car Crashes

Spring Time Change Tied to More Fatal Car Crashes

Latest Sleep News THURSDAY, Jan. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Turning the clocks ahead one hour in the spring and losing an hour of sleep increases the risk of fatal car crashes, new research shows. For the study, the researchers analyzed data on nearly 733,000 fatal car crashes that occurred between 1996 and 2017 in […]

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Health Tip: Coping With Sleep Deprivation

Health Tip: Coping With Sleep Deprivation

Latest Sleep News (HealthDay News) — About one in five American adults fails to get enough sleep, says the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. It has a variety of causes, including long work hours and certain medical problems. To help cope with sleep deprivation, the academy suggests: Sleep extra hours prior to a known period […]

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Many of America’s Most Critical Workers Are Short on Their Zzzs

Many of America’s Most Critical Workers Are Short on Their Zzzs

Latest Sleep News FRIDAY, Jan. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) — More than one-third of working Americans don’t get enough sleep, and the problem is greatest among the police, the military, health care workers and truckers, researchers report. Their analysis of data from more than 150,000 employed adults between 2010 and 2018 also found that the […]

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Using Pot to Help With Sleep? Benefits May Not Last

Using Pot to Help With Sleep? Benefits May Not Last

Latest Sleep News TUESDAY, Jan. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Medical marijuana may not provide long-term relief of sleep issues in people battling chronic pain, a new study finds, mainly because users may develop a tolerance to the drug. The finding is important “considering the aging of the population, the relatively high prevalence of sleep […]

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Health Tip: Sleeping While There’s Anxiety

Latest Sleep News (HealthDay News) — Anxiety can cause or worsen sleeping problems, says the National Sleep Foundation. If disrupted sleep due to anxiety happens, the foundation says you may want to try a few simple strategies: Practice meditation. Focus on your breathing. Add exercise to your day. Regular exercisers tend to have better sleep. […]

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Many Americans Sleep More in Winter

Many Americans Sleep More in Winter

Latest Sleep News SATURDAY, Jan. 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Like the mighty grizzly bear that hibernates in winter, many people spend more time sleeping during this cold, dark season, a new survey reveals. According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), 34% of Americans say they sleep more in winter, compared with 10% […]