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Sleep Deprivation

Sarah Klein

12 Sleep Myths, Busted

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Sleeping doesn't seem like it should be all that hard. After all, humans have been sleeping for hundreds of thousands of years -- it's not like flying...

Why Teens Need More Sleep

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 06.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

Teenagers in particular may be at risk of chronic partial sleep deprivation due to changes that occur in sleep as they go through puberty. Teenagers need to sleep about nine hours, and as they get older, they tend to sleep less.

The Power of Power Naps

GalTime | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
GalTime

The next time you feel your eyelids starting to droop, consider a power nap before reaching for more coffee. While it won't make up for a sleepless night, a nap can be the perfect prescription for late-afternoon fatigue.

Got Insomnia?

Robin Palmer | Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Robin Palmer

Aromatherapy is one of the many enjoyable, safe and natural ways to relax your body for a good night's sleep. Rub a few drops of essential lavender oil on your feet before going to sleep.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus' Therapist Did What?

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 04.11.2013 | Women

You know when you're talking to someone, and they start to yawn and sometimes even nod off? You know how very, very boring it makes you feel? Imagine ...

A Good Rest Is Half the Work - Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 06.11.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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I'm Not Fat, I'm Sleep-Deprived!

Jade Walker | Posted 06.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Jade Walker

At the moment, I am in debt. Sleep debt. And I am not alone.

Nap Time: Make It Mandatory?

Karen Brody | Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Karen Brody

If you ask me, the whole world needs a nap. Maybe this will bring us back into rhythm in our body and mind.

Introducing the Stanford Sleep Blog

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 06.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

Sleep is a window to our general health and a very mysterious process that still mystifies scientists today. Sleep problems affect real people, and the information available often washes out the complexities of sleep problems at the individual level.

24 Hours To Dreamland

Posted 09.25.2013 | Healthy Living

By Dina Roth Port for Prevention Any bleary-eyed new mom or dad will tell you that the expression "sleep like a baby" is grossly misleading. Many b...

Sleep Gadgets So Weird They Just Might Work

Posted 03.29.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul There are products out there for every sleep conundrum... and while we can't guarantee their effectiveness, at least none of these ...

Is This The Key To Becoming A Better Athlete?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.26.2013 | Healthy Living

If vigorous exercise makes you a better sleeper, can more and better sleep make you a better athlete? According to Haley A. Davis and James B. Maas...

The Bedtime Rituals Of The Best-Rested

Posted 04.19.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul We went to the people who really need their rest -- a fitness guru, a yogi, a pro athlete--to learn their get-to-sleep secrets. ...

How Much Do Children Cost In Sleep?

Tracey Marks, M.D. | Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Tracey Marks, M.D.

Every parent knows that having children means losing sleep. This begins with your pregnancy and extends through the course of your childrens' early years, and can exact a serious toll on your physical and mental health.

Falling Awake

Colleen Morton Busch | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Colleen Morton Busch

For most of my 20s and 30s, if I couldn't sleep, I could usually point to some anxiety as the cause -- a stimulating writing project, an important exam, a conflict with someone I loved. It's only now, in my early 40s, that I frequently experience sleeplessness for no apparent or obvious reason.

Is It Possible for Women to Do Nothing?

Karen Brody | Posted 05.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Karen Brody

A "do nothing" women's movement? I've been thinking about this a lot since I spoke with Dr. Rubin Naiman at last week's World Sleep Summit for Women's Health and Power. He told women that falling asleep was easy. All you have to do is nothing.

How Caregivers Can Get The Sleep They Need

Sherri Snelling | Posted 05.13.2013 | Fifty
Sherri Snelling

In the classic children's story from the Brothers Grimm, a beautiful princess sleeps her way to an enchanting life with a handsome prince. If it were only that easy. For many of the nation's 65 million family caregivers, sleep is an elusive luxury and a true fairy tale.

The Case For Moving Daylight Saving Time

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.03.2014 | Healthy Living

When we turned our clocks forward one hour earlier Sunday morning to mark the start of Daylight Saving Time, it was with more than a little anxiety. W...

Jordan Schultz

NBA Napping Serves Vital Role In Players' Performance

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.22.2013 | Sports

It is 3:00 p.m. on a chilly February afternoon in Minneapolis and the Utah Jazz are trying to hang on to the final playoff seed in the Western Confere...

Who Needs Fashion When You Really Need Sleep?

Eddie Parsons | Posted 05.06.2013 | Style
Eddie Parsons

It is the end of Paris Fashion Week and I am fashion weak. The fashion diehards are sacrificing personal relationships, normal schedules and above all... sleep.

8 Scary Effects Of Getting Too Little Sleep

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 09.18.2014 | Healthy Living

Feeling groggy or sluggish may actually be the least of your concerns.

The New Paradigm Prescription for Women: Go to Sleep

Karen Brody | Posted 05.01.2013 | Women
Karen Brody

It never occurred to me to get more sleep. Sleep was for wimps. Sure, I was tired, I'd joke, but there was no way I was going to take a nap. I didn't have time for a nap. What woman has time for a nap?

A Good Night's Sleep Can Be a Matter of Life and Death

David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. | Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living
David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S.

There is no shortage of scientific studies being released on a regular basis showing links between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), insomnia and other s...

Skimping On Sleep Can Change Your Genes

Posted 02.24.2014 | Healthy Living

Need another reason to prioritize regular shuteye? Sleep deprivation could be messing with your genes, according to a new study from U.K. researchers....

The Fastest Way To Make Up For Lost Sleep

Posted 02.26.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Just few minutes of doing this can buy you a couple of hours of alertness. Here we are again: bleary-eyed and foggy-brained. We'...