Tag: sleep deprivation

Why Your Sleeping Position Matters for Your Health

Written by on November 4, 2018 in Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Why Your Sleeping Position Matters for Your Health

Many people understand the implications of sacrificing sleep and the detrimental effects of sleep deprivation; however, many are not conscious of the importance of the manner in which you sleep and how your health can be implicated. This guide will break down for you how each sleeping position could be affecting your overall health.

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Researchers Reveal How Many Hours of Sleep your Brain Needs to Stay Healthy

Researchers Reveal How Many Hours of Sleep your Brain Needs to Stay Healthy

Sleep deprivation is the most common brain impairment.

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Why Sleeping Less Than Seven Hours a Night Is a Recipe for Ill Health and a Shortened Life Span

Written by on May 13, 2018 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Why Sleeping Less Than Seven Hours a Night Is a Recipe for Ill Health and a Shortened Life Span

Getting quality sleep, and enough of it, is the single most effective thing you can do to reset your brain and body and invigorate your health on a daily basis. Sleep is profoundly important — even more important than diet and exercise. Many, especially in the U.S., still view lack of sleep as a badge of honor — a sign of drive, ambition and achievement at the expense of sleep. Worse, good sleep is often characterized as a sign of sloth.

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The Steep Cost of Sleep Deprivation (Including Increased Risk of Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease)

Written by on September 8, 2017 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
The Steep Cost of Sleep Deprivation (Including Increased Risk of Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease)

Sleep deprivation has the same effect on your immune system as physical stress or illness, which helps explain why lack of sleep has been shown to raise your risk of numerous chronic diseases. Sleep is also intricately tied to important hormone levels, including melatonin — an antioxidant with powerful anticancer activity — which is diminished by lack of sleep, and to brain detoxification and rejuvenation, which only occur during deep sleep.

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9 Groundbreaking Discoveries About Sleep

Written by on February 9, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
9 Groundbreaking Discoveries About Sleep

There’s a lot about sleep that we don’t understand, like why we even sleep in the first place, for example. But we do know that sleep deprivation can lead to all kinds of health problems and not sleeping can lead to death. Here are more groundbreaking discoveries about sleep.

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Scientist Explains Why Starting Work & School Before 10AM Is Similar To Torture

Scientist Explains Why Starting Work & School Before 10AM Is Similar To Torture

Do you work before 10am? You’re likely laughing at the question, as your alarm forces you out of sweet dreams and you play mind games each and every morning to pull yourself from the covers, douse yourself in water, drink a cup of coffee, and head to the office.

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10 Reasons You Aren’t Sleeping at Night

Written by on August 8, 2015 in Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
10 Reasons You Aren’t Sleeping at Night

Chances are you’ll probably identify with one of these 10 common reasons why you aren’t sleeping at night.

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Daylight Savings Time: What It’s Costing Your Health

Written by on March 5, 2015 in Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Daylight Savings Time: What It’s Costing Your Health

Dr. Mercola For Americans, it’s that time of the year again—time to move your clocks an hour ahead; losing a precious hour of sleep in the process. For many, the time change associated with daylight savings time1 (DST) also means spending several days or even weeks feeling generally off-kilter.   As reported by Prevent Disease:2 “A […]

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