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Archive for the ‘Sleep Quality’ Category

Managing Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a common disorder characterized by abnormal pauses in breathing or instances of abnormally low breathing during sleep. Pauses in breathing can last from a few seconds to several minutes. They may occur as often as 30 times or more in an hour. When sleep is interrupted throughout the night, people can be drowsy during the day, increasing their risk for work-related accidents, car crashes, and other medical problems. People who have it must get treatment, which includes lifestyle changes, mouthpieces, breathing devices, or surgery. Although most cases of sleep apnea are mild, the condition can sometimes be […]

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Kids Who Watch TV near Bedtime Sleep Less

New research shows that watching TV, playing video games or using the computer near bedtime makes children sleep less because it takes them longer to initiate sleep. Study leader Louise Foley, a researcher at the University of Auckland in New Zealand, and her team looked into the relationship between screen viewing habits of children ages 5 to 18,  1 ½ hours (90 minutes) before bedtime and how long it took them to fall asleep. They found that children who spent more screen time before bedtime had more difficulty falling asleep. Experts say that the long-term effect may be a sleep […]

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Extend Sleep to Reduce Pain Sensitivity

Having enough sleep has been linked to having good health and preventing chronic conditions like obesity and heart disease. Now, a team of scientists has found that extended sleep on chronically sleep deprived, mildly sleepy, but otherwise healthy adults can increase their daytime awareness and reduce their pain sensitivity. Timothy Roehrs, PhD, the study’s principal investigator and lead author, reports the results of their study the journal SLEEP, stating that the findings suggest that getting adequate sleep is important in reducing symptoms related to chronic pain conditions or in preparing patients for non-emergency type of surgical procedures. The study involved […]

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