Tagged as Lack of Sleep

Insomnia can spoil even the best of days, turning the night into a long and restless waste, sapping energy and making the next day a walking misery. Insomnia strikes about -25 percent of U.S. adults- each year, leaving a slew of -health effects- in its wake. Insomnia can make life difficult in so many ways, including what it can do to your waistline. Research shows regularly getting fewer than 7 hours...
This article might offend some people, but please bear with me till the end and pay attention to the science mentioned in this article. As a therapist in practice for over 30 years I have had a lot of firsthand experience with this topic. Most people would not think that one all-nighter could lead to adultery, but science shows that even one night of missed sleep can have lasting effects on your life;...
If you sleep with the soft, flickering light of television or with the modest glow of a small nightlight illuminating your room, you may be doing your body more harm than you realize. A -new study- has linked weight gain and obesity with sleeping with a light on. According to the study, women who sleep while bathed in artificial light gained, on average, 11 pounds over a five-year period. What’s more,...
Do you know someone who loves the night? Maybe the sweet silence of 3 a.m. is appealing to them. Perhaps they work nights or study late. A Korean study- found a causal relationship between being a night owl and metabolic disorders. In addition, a -recent study conducted by the UK Biobank - sought to determine whether there could be a connection between sleeping schedules and mortality rates, and the...