The Japanese workforce is reported to sleep less than six hours a night, and public napping has become a necessity.
Taking medications to counter the effect of insomnia has been a growing practice for most Americans. In fact, melatonin intake has doubled in the United States between 2007 to2012.
Can teenagers really get enough sleep if school starts late?
OSA is a condition that causes people to stop breathing at night while sleeping because of the throat muscle relaxation.
This is the first time genetic materials are linked to insomnia.
For the ones who have a hard time sleeping or are plagued by Insomnia, the first thing that comes into mind is take sleeping pills to get some immediate shuteye. But as everyone perhaps has experienced, headed down this route could eventually induce some form of side effect.
One of the most dreaded pests that most people have to avoid these days are bed bugs. Bed bugs can strike at home or at motels/hotels and feed exclusively on blood. They are most active during night and do their damage without hosts noticing it.
At some point, everyone needs to get some sleep though some have opted to sacrifice some nap time to be more productive or maximize their time.
Sleep disruptions are normal for anyone but the question is who comes out of it better? Males or females?
These days, sleeping disorders are commonplace. There's so much stress and people are hard-pressed for time, they rarely manage time to relax.
If you ever longed for a night's sleep, then you probably are aware how significant a sound sleep is. Experts keep vouching for getting a good night's sleep but if those are not enough here are four more health benefits of sleeping well that you might not be aware of:
Researchers have discovered a sleep-promoting circuit located deep in the primitive brainstem that reveals how we fall into deep sleep, according to a new study.
Getting inadequate sleep might increase the likelihood of forming false memories, according to a new research.
It is completely natural to have an urge to go to bed when we get sick. Researchers have found that this urge has a definite purpose, at least in fruit flies. In fruit flies, sleep enhances their immune system response and recovery to infection, according to researchers.
A study, that followed more than 1,800 children from ages 6 months to 8 years, has confirmed an association between more television viewing and reduced sleep. The study found a small but consistent association between increased television viewing and shorter sleep duration.