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TV Binge-Watching May Leave You Like 'The Walking Dead'

TV Binge-Watching May Leave You Like 'The Walking Dead'

TV Binge-Watching May Leave You Like 'The Walking Dead' By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Sleep News THURSDAY, Aug. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Binge-watch a full season of your favorite television series and a night of bad sleep is bound to follow, new research suggests. […]

Health Tip: Sleepiness on the Job

Health Tip: Sleepiness on the Job

Health Tip: Sleepiness on the Job Latest Sleep News (HealthDay News) — About 13 percent of all accidents that happen at the workplace are related to being sleepy on the job, the National Safety Council says. Some 97 percent of workers have at least one […]

Hypnotics (Drug Class Side Effects)

Hypnotics (Drug Class Side Effects)

Hypnotics (Drug Class Side Effects) Causes of Fatigue Slideshow Pictures Sleep Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ Sleep Slideshow: Foods That Help or Harm Your Sleep What are hypnotics? How do they work (mechanism of action)? Hypnotics are drugs that are used to help people fall […]

Does Less Sleep Make You Less Healthy?

Does Less Sleep Make You Less Healthy?

Does Less Sleep Make You Less Healthy? Latest Sleep News FRIDAY, Aug. 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Something else to fret over as you lie awake at night: Poor sleep may increase the risk of being overweight and obese, a new study contends. “Because we […]

Health Tip: Help Kids Sleep Better

Health Tip: Help Kids Sleep Better

Health Tip: Help Kids Sleep Better Latest Sleep News (HealthDay News) — Getting children to go to sleep and stay asleep may be a true challenge for parents. The National Sleep Foundation says these factors may prevent kids from getting a good night’s rest: Bed-wetting, […]

Videotaping Sleepers Raises CPAP Use

Videotaping Sleepers Raises CPAP Use

Videotaping Sleepers Raises CPAP Use Latest Sleep News MONDAY, July 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A video may be worth a thousand words for someone with sleep apnea. Sleep apnea patients are more likely to use their continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines after they […]

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need? By Julie DavisHealthDay Reporter Latest Sleep News THURSDAY, July 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Health initiatives typically center on diet and fitness. But the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society state that getting enough […]

Health Tip: Talking in Your Sleep

Health Tip: Talking in Your Sleep

Health Tip: Talking in Your Sleep Latest Sleep News (HealthDay News) — Talking in one’s sleep is common. But the National Sleep Foundation says it may not be anything to worry about, except when it is attributed to or results in: Using alcohol or drugs. […]

Sound Sleep May Help You Junk the Junk Food

Sound Sleep May Help You Junk the Junk Food

Sound Sleep May Help You Junk the Junk Food Latest Sleep News FRIDAY, July 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Get a good night’s sleep and junk food may have less appeal at the end of a tough day. That’s the suggestion of a study published […]

Health Tip: If Lifestyle Interferes With Sleep

Health Tip: If Lifestyle Interferes With Sleep

Health Tip: If Lifestyle Interferes With Sleep Latest Sleep News (HealthDay News) — Your evening routine may be affecting how easily you fall asleep and stay asleep. The National Sleep Foundation says problematic habits include: Eating a late dinner, especially a heavy one. Doing so […]