What is sleep hygiene? * Sleep practices that help you maintain your health. * These practices can help you get to sleep easier and feel more rested. Sleep deprivation can cause the following: * Shortened life spans * Increased risk of heart disease * Irritability, depression * Increased risk of
Here are some sleep fun facts…
Why is sleep something that people think is a waste of time? According to the research, Millennials are significantly more likely to feel that spending 20 out of 60 years sleeping is a waste of time (30%), compared to Generation X (23%) and Baby Boomer (21%) respondents.
April is alcohol awareness month, so as a clinical sleep educator, I did some research to see if there were any connections between sleep and alcohol. I found a few.
Why is it that every year in Wisconsin when the clocks “fall behind,” we all get sleepy? There are known reasons of why this occurs to us and our family members. We live in the northern climates where during the fall and winter months the sun goes down earlier than the summer months.
A common question that gets asked is: I recently switched to working night shift and I am gaining weight…why? On average a third shift worker will gain an extra 10 pounds solely from working nights.
Why is it that when we are tired or are sleeping poorly, it is so hard to lose weight? This can be a viscous cycle that many people struggle getting out of.
With approximately one in five Americans suffering from allergies, many of us do not have a good night's sleep during specific times of year.
With the upcoming change of the clocks, our body's internal clock has no way of knowing about the onset of Daylight-Saving Time.