We all have all experienced the day after a particularly late night when we just couldn’t put down a book, turn off the TV, had to work into the wee hours, tended to a love one, and felt so tired we wished for the opportunity to take a quick nap. But it’s not the same… Continue reading Nap the Pain Away?
Do you like to fall asleep to the TV? With the lights on? Apparently you're not alone, lots of other people do too. Dozing off to late-night TV or sleeping with other lights on may mix up your metabolism and lead to weight gain and even obesity, newly reported U.S. research suggests. The National Institute… Continue reading Sleeping In Complete Darkness Aids Weight Loss
I've shared how too little sleep causes a variety of medical issues. It's logical to think that lots more sleep may sound like the answer. Or better yet, if you can't sleep enough during the week, get 10-12 hours on weekends. But it's been shown that sleeping in excess of 9 hours per night can… Continue reading Too Much Sleep Can Be Unhealthy
We've talked about the importance of sleep and how it affects every aspect of our lives. But, the amount (at least 7 hours a night) isn't the whole story. According to a U.S. study, adults who have a regular bedtime are likely to weigh less, have a lower blood sugar, as well as a lower… Continue reading Sleep Regularity Plays A Significant Role In Weight Loss, Not Just Getting 7 Hours A Night.