Best Sleep Blogs and Articles from Jan 2018

Updated: 1/11/2018

Interested in learning more about sleep? Our team put together a list of the 10 best blog posts, news articles and scientific journals from January 2018. If you are a medical professional or someone that just can’t seem to fall asleep at night try reading these articles to learn more about catching some zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz’s!

Popular Sleep News and Articles

Sleeping for longer leads to a healthier diet

Sleeping for longer leads to a healthier diet

https://medicalxpress.com
by: King’s College London

King’s College London writes that sleeping longer at night can lead a healthier diet and living longer! Studies showed that adults that sleep more than average and diet and discovered that increasing sleep lead to a sharp reduction in sugar consumption.

Crazy Expensive Quest

I Went on a Crazy Expensive Quest for the Best Sleep of My Life

https://www.bonappetit.com
by: Rachel Sugar

Read about Rachel’s quest to find find the best sleep of her life! Learn about her story as she tries things like sleep masks, anti snoring pillows and other tricks to get better sleep!

Fall Asleep Faster!

We put together a list of 100+ tips to help you fall asleep faster and wake up feeling refreshed!

Philips headband

Philips releases a headband that plays white noise to help you sleep

https://www.theverge.com
by: Shannon Liao

Philips entered the sleep aid market at CES 2018 with a headband that plays white noise while you are sleeping! While the design may look goofy it uses forehead sensors to detect brain activity and play music to help you fall into a deep sleep.

Celtics logo

Weighing The Cost Of ‘Better’ Sleep

https://www.acsh.org
by: Erik Lief

What is the cost of better sleep? Organizations that thrive in high performance situations like the Boston Celtics are investing everything they can into getting better sleep!

Dr. David Lipschitz

The health benefits of a good night’s sleep

http://www.baxterbulletin.com
by: Dr. David Lipschitz

According to a recent report in the Annals of Internal Medicine people that sleep more than 8 hours per day are more likely to be successful while dieting than individuals that sleep less that 6 hours. On top of that, while dieting people with good sleep habits burn more fat and build more lean muscle than those that struggle getting a good nights rest.

repetitive negative thoughts

Is lack of sleep to blame for repetitive negative thoughts?

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
by: Maria Cohut

Scientist have learned that a fixation on negative thoughts can lead to poor sleep quality! Be careful, repeating negative thoughts can cause anxiety and depression after long periods of time.

8 sleep tips

These 8 Steps Will Prepare You For a Good Night’s Sleep

https://www.sciencealert.com
by: Erin Brodwin

Need to prepare for a good night of sleep? Try these 8 tips from Erin Brodwin at Science Alert and you will be sleeping like a baby.

The Advocate

Alzheimer’s Q&A: How important is sleep for someone with Alzheimer’s disease?

http://www.theadvocate.com
by: The Advocate

Find out everything you need to know about Alzheimer’s disease and sleep. Alzheimer’s often disrupts and changes the sleep cycle and it is important to be prepared when dealing with a parent or elderly loved one with the disease.

KCRU

Up all night? Researchers say less sleep could increase risk of Alzheimer’s

http://krcu.org
by: Chad Davis

Find yourself staying awake all night on a regular basis? You might be increasing your risk of Alzheimer’s disease due to the lack of amyloid beta production!

Big Think

How Poor Sleep May Increase Your Risk of Dementia

http://bigthink.com
by: Teodora Zareva

We all like to make New Years resolutions to get more sleep and be healthier but did you know poor sleep may increase your risk of dementia later in life? The Washington University School of Medicine recently published research documenting poor sleep and deteriorated brain functions.

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