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Sleep Deprived

Your Brain On 6 Hours Of Sleep A Night

Fast Company | Ainsley O'Connell | Posted 07.29.2014 | World

You've heard it before, probably from your mom: Make sure you get enough sleep. But if you need a more scientific justification to turn in early (o...

Oh Sh*t, I'm So Tired (A Poem For New Mothers)

Melissa Sher | Posted 08.13.2014 | Parents
Melissa Sher

Yes, I'm tired, exhausted and bitter. Can't you tell I'm at the end of my wits? My poor brain is fried and my body hurts. Sleep deprivation is truly the pits.

10 Surprising Signs You're Sleep-Deprived

Posted 07.06.2014 | Healthy Living

By Rachel Grumman Bender for YouBeauty.com You may boast that you're already asleep before your head even hits the pillow, but if you're conking ou...

WATCH: Find Out If You Are Sleep Deprived In Less Than A Minute

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Sleep has been called the third pillar of health, along with diet and exercise. Unfortunately, many of us still aren't doing it right. Psychologist...

The Surprising Number Of Brits Who Are Sleep Deprived

Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Nearly six in 10 British adults don't get enough sleep, according to a new online survey. The research, conducted by Richard Wiseman, professor in ...

The Difference of Just One More Hour of Sleep

Fiona Childs | Posted 05.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Fiona Childs

The effect of Daylight Saving Time clearly indicates that sleep is not a luxury, but rather a necessity impacting our physical health, brain function and safety.

Why Doesn't My Snoring Wake Me Up?

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 05.05.2014 | Science
Jon Hotchkiss

According to the latest statistics, nearly 40 percent of adult men snore. And that number nears 100 percent for adult men who play husbands with a hot...

7 Things Not To Do When You're Sleep Deprived

Posted 01.24.2014 | Healthy Living

You know getting too little sleep makes you tired and crabby and hungry and forgetful. But other than waking up on the wrong side of the proverbial be...

LOOK: The Most Sleep-Deprived Jobs

Posted 12.03.2013 | Healthy Living

If reports are true that Metro-North Railroad engineer William Rockefeller did indeed fall asleep before his train crashed, killing four and injuring ...

Are You Too Sleepy To Enjoy Life To The Fullest?

Posted 07.15.2013 | Healthy Living

By Simcha Whitehill for YouBeauty.com More than half of YouBeauty readers confessed to having trouble staying awake while driving, eating meals or ...

What You Absolutely Must Do Before The Baby Comes

Posted 06.13.2013 | Parents

Written by Caila Ball for NickMom Here’s NickMom’s best advice for expecting moms in 20 words or less. What would you add to the list? ...

What Sleep Taught Me About Parenting

Sarah Chang | Posted 06.23.2013 | Parents
Sarah Chang

Four years later, I've adjusted to resting in short increments. I've also realized that parenting doesn't follow a formula, nor do my children. I've learned this from my little, and, more surprisingly, big one.

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.

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'...

Can A Mattress Really Impact Your Sleep?

Dr. Robert Oexman | Posted 12.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Robert Oexman

The study by Krystal and Edinger overcame the shortcomings of previous studies by examining a large number of people (128), a large variety of different firmness of mattresses (seven), and a large number of nights on each mattress (four weeks).

Science Weighs In on How to Get Your Baby to Sleep -- and You're Going to Like the Answer

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 11.11.2012 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

It's not often that we parents get told to do what we want to do. Usually we're told to do something because it's better for our child -- and whether we have the ability to do that thing, let alone the time or energy, doesn't enter into it. So enjoy this wonderful bit of parenting slack.

Want To Meet Your Prince Charming? Get A Good Night's Sleep

Le Huffington Post | Stanislas Kraland | Posted 09.14.2012 | Healthy Living

What if Sleeping Beauty's secret was actually just that: to sleep? We know that lack of sleep affects our attention, our behavior and our health -- bu...

The Country's Sleepiest (And Most Well-Rested) Cities

Posted 07.30.2012 | Healthy Living

They say New York is the city that never sleeps, but according to a recent ranking, some cities might be even more sleepless (and, no, we're not talki...

Why 8 Hours Of Sleep Makes You Fearless

Terri Cole | Posted 08.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

I was in total denial about how being sleep deprived was negatively impacting my physical and psychological health -- including my judgment. The less I slept on a regular basis, the more anxiety and less perspective I had.

VOTE: What Would You Give Up For A Good Night's Sleep?

Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living

Sometimes it seems like sleep is the last priority -- between work, family, chores and at least some semblance of a social life, we often shortchange ...

WATCH: Harvard Professor Explains Link Between Lack Of Sleep And Doctors' Mistakes

Posted 03.08.2012 | Healthy Living

As part of National Sleep Awareness Week, the National Sleep Foundation's annual campaign to remind people about the importance and value of sleep, Th...

America's Most Sleep-Deprived Jobs (Plus The 10 Most Well-Rested)

Posted 02.24.2012 | Healthy Living

Maybe, if you're lucky, you have a job that allows you to work flexible hours or even from home, and you can sleep late when you're feeling tired. Or ...

A Yawner: New Dads Are Tired

Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.23.2012 | Parents
Ann Brenoff

To hear that scientific research has determined that new dads are tired reminds me of the scientific team that studied navel fluff. Poor sleepy dears. Babies are keeping them awake at night? Welcome to our world, papas.

Could Sleep Deprivation Be Changing Your Child's Personality?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 08.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

It's becoming more widely known that sleep disordered breathing leads to poor behavior in children. Estimates show that as many of 25 percent of chil...