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
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.
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Philips releases a headband that plays white noise to help you sleep
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.
The health benefits of a good night’s sleep
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.
Is lack of sleep to blame for repetitive negative thoughts?
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.
These 8 Steps Will Prepare You For a Good Night’s Sleep
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.
Alzheimer’s Q&A: How important is sleep for someone with Alzheimer’s disease?
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.
Up all night? Researchers say less sleep could increase risk of Alzheimer’s
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!
How Poor Sleep May Increase Your Risk of Dementia
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.