sleep quality

Wellness
There has been a recent proliferation of phone-based apps and wearable devices that help us track our sleep, but these are almost invariably based on the amount of movement a person makes while asleep.
Healthy Living
But it takes more than a solid bedtime ritual to promote good sleep. The foundation of regenerative sleep, an absolute necessity for a healthy life, is built during the day.
Healthy Living
And we're finally doing them the courtesy of studying it.
Wellness
One solution could be sleep trackers. People who start paying attention to when they go to bed, when they wake up and how
Wellness
Rakesh Bhattacharjee is an assistant professor of pediatrics at The University of Chicago's Divisions of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on the link between breathing and sleep health, social factors that can affect children's sleep, and the importance of teaching your children healthy sleep habits.
Wellness
How does the brain change as we age, and what steps can we take to help our brains stay healthy as time goes by? In answer to my questions, Claire Sexton, a post-doctoral research assistant at the Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain, elaborated on some of her latest scientific findings and offered some tips on how to improve the quality of our sleep.
Wellness
"As we sleep, our brain rotates through several stages known as non-rapid eye movement (NREM), slow wave sleep (SWS) and
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Sweet dreams. "Sleep is important for good health and mental wellbeing. Optimizing sleep at an older age may help to delay
Wellness
This study is the latest in a growing body of research that points to the sleep-related health risks that women may face. We've seen other evidence that suggests women are at higher risk than men for cardiovascular problems associated with poor sleep.
Wellness
"I think to some extent what this study tells you is that when a senior citizen complains of feeling tired or not feeling
Wellness
How did you feel when you woke up this morning? If your answer is anything other than "refreshed," maybe you should take
Wellness
If sleep is a nightly get-away, then the nightstand is the overnight bag we carry at our side. We can learn a lot about a person and their travels by examining their bags.
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The study tested two factors, duration -- the time spent attempting sleep (turn off the lights and lay in bed) and efficiency
Style & Beauty
With all the food, socializing, and stress, the holidays can be hard on your skin. Recent studies on the pathogenesis of acne may offer an explanation for these seasonal break outs.