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A Good Night's Sleep to Fend Off Pain
Persistent pain that affects multiple parts of the body can be common among older adults. And for some, sleep habits may play a role in this widespread pain.
Sleep Apnea Symptoms May Predict Heart Disease
Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep. Certain symptoms of this condition may help predict heart disease.
Poor Sleep Quality And Mental Health Are Predictors of Insomnia
Many people have insomnia symptoms from time to time, but who's at risk for persistent insomnia? That's a question researchers recently set out to answer.
Sleeping With Rheumatoid Arthritis
It’s hard to sleep restfully when you’re in pain. Researchers recently analyzed the quality of sleep in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Sticking to Sleep Schedule Could Help Keep off Fat
Both diet and exercise are key to maintaining a healthy weight, but your sleep schedule may be important as well.
Screens in Bedroom May Cause Autism Sleep Issues
Sufficient sleep is an important part of staying heathy for all individuals, especially for children. And just one simple house rule may help kids get enough sleep — remove the TV.
Sleep Issues May Mess With Work Performance
It's possible that sleep issues can affect a person's ability to perform everyday activities. For people with depression or anxiety, too little sleep could seriously affect their ability to do their job.
Later Bedtimes Linked to Lower GPAs for Teens
Between finding time to do homework, extracurricular activities and hanging out with friends, it can be hard for teens to get enough sleep. But if they don't, it might negatively affect their performance in school and lead to emotional problems.
When Kids Sleep Less, They May Eat More
Children need sufficient sleep each night to function. But getting enough sleep might also affect other aspects of health, such as their weight.
Sleepless Nights May Mean Sick Days
Teenagers are famous for having erratic sleeping patterns. But those who aren't getting enough sleep may be setting themselves up for illness.