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Study: Sleep Trackers May Actually Make Your Sleep Worse

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Mar 20, 2017 … CHICAGO — Can’t get a good night’s sleep? Investing in a sleep tracker may only make your situation worse. A new study finds that sleep trackers — which monitor your slumber and help you adjust your sleeping habits for a better rest — can actually be the cause of sleep problems since the anxiety of not hitting a night’s…

Symptoms Of Sleeping Disorders Burden Women Worse Than Men, Study Finds

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Jan 01, 2018 … QUEENSLAND, Australia — A lack of sleep can ruin anyone’s day, but a recent study found that women are more profoundly affected by sleeping disorders or a night of poor rest than men. Researchers at the SleepGP clinic in Australia performed a retrospective clinical audit of 744 adult patients who sought medical attention for sleeping disorders…

Survey: Average American Has 99 ‘Terrible’ Nights Of Sleep Each Year

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Jan 21, 2019 … With millions of Americans struggling to get good rest, one in four say they still count sheep to help them fall asleep. In fact, the average adult would shell out nearly $300 for a night of perfect slumber. NEW YORK — With as many as 70 million adults in the U.S. suffering from a sleep disorder,…

Poor Sleep Elevates Next-Day Blood Pressure, Study Finds

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Apr 20, 2020 … TUCSON, Ariz. — Tossing and turning all night may not be more than just miserable for the mind. According to new research from the University of Arizona, poor sleep may also lead to higher blood pressure the next day. Although sleep problems have long been linked to an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and…

Study Reveals How Poor Sleep Raises Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

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Jun 17, 2020 … BERKELEY, Calif. — Can’t get a good night’s sleep? For many years, researchers have known that there is an association between interrupted sleep and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. The mechanism that causes this increased risk has eluded scientists — until now. Researchers from the University of California at Berkeley say that interrupted sleep…

Deep Sleep A Natural ‘Fountain Of Youth’ In Old Age, Study Says

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Dec 16, 2017 … BERKELEY, Calif. — Do you find you’re forgetting where you left your keys more and more frequently as you get older? Perhaps you’re just not getting enough deep sleep. A new study finds that as people age and their ability to get truly restful sleep diminishes, their risk of memory loss and a wide range…

Self-Medication: Study Finds Deep Sleep ‘Rewires’ The Brain To Eliminate Anxiety

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Dec 31, 2019 … BERKELEY, Calif. — Anxiety and stress are universal human conditions, experienced to some degree by everyone at various times in their life. While some are less prone to bouts of anxiety than others, we’ve all felt especially fried after a long day filled with trials and tribulations. Society tells us there are various ways to reduce…

Study: Student Athletes Often Suffer Sleep Paralysis, Hallucinations In Bed

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Jun 07, 2018 … BALTIMORE — Despite the many health benefits associated with playing sports, a new study finds that student athletes are prone to sleep paralysis and dream-like hallucinations as one wakes or goes to sleep. Researchers from the University of Arizona say these issues are independently associated with depression among the young athletes. Using data from 189…

Study: Believe It Or Not, Americans Are Getting More Sleep

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Jan 19, 2018 … PHILADELPHIA — For all the research pointing to Americans struggling to get enough sleep, a new study finds that we may be — slowly, but surely — turning the corner…or in the case, the covers. The reason why? More folks are opting to put down the electronics before bed and hit the sack sooner, and…

Let Your Dog Sleep In The Bedroom, But Not The Bed, For A Good Night’s Rest, Study Finds

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Sep 18, 2017 … SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — When it comes doggy “parents,” many typically go about how they choose sleeping quarters for their beloved pooches in one of three ways. There are the ones who let their dog them sleep in the same room, ones who let them sleep in the same bed (a naturally warm heating blanket!) as them, and…

‘Sleep Divorces’ On The Rise? 35% Of Couples Want Separate Beds, Survey Finds

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May 15, 2020 … New research shows 59% of Americans agree that having a “sleep divorce” helps improve their relationship. More than half of respondents say sleepless nights lead to more fights with their partner and less sex. One in ten adults say their sleeping struggles have led them to consider an actual divorce or breakup entirely! UNITED STATES…

Bullying Can Cause Long-Lasting Sleep Problems For Victims, Study Finds

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Aug 23, 2017 … BELMONT, Ma. — Being the victim of bullying may mean the onset of restless nights, a new study finds. Researchers at McLean Hospital, a Massachusetts-based institution affiliated with Harvard, set up an experiment using mice to explore how the physical and emotional stressors associated with being picked on affect sleep. During their repeated experiment, a…

Deep Sleep Plays Central Role In Our Ability To Learn, Study Finds

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Jan 11, 2018 … ZURICH — We all know sleep is good for you, not just the amount of sleep but the quality, too. While a poor night’s rest can contribute to a multitude of mental health conditions and hinder one’s ability to learn or remember events, a recent study pinpoints for the first time the link between deep…

Study: New Sleep Med May Prevent People From Snoozing Through Emergencies

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Jan 15, 2019 … KAGOSHIMA, Japan — Popping a sleeping pill to ensure sound shuteye may get you extra rest, but it also might prevent you from waking up in the event of an emergency. Researchers in Japan believe a new type of medication could be just as effective in helping people fall asleep without limiting the area of…

College Students With Poor Sleep Habits Have Lower GPAs, Study Finds

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Jun 14, 2017 … BOSTON — Take note, college students: Going to bed at a reasonable and consistent time every night might do wonders for your GPA, a new study finds. Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston examined 61 full-time undergraduate students at Harvard over the course of a month, hoping to find the correlation between sleep regularity…

Lifestyle Changes In COVID-19 Era Helping People Get More Sleep, But Quality Is Worse

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Jul 26, 2020 … BASEL, Switzerland — There hasn’t been much for people to do while living in a coronavirus lockdown. Two new studies say there has been one benefit to quarantine — the world is catching up on their sleep. The studies, published in the journal Current Biology, found that global stay-at-home orders have allowed people to get more…

Study: 7 In 10 Teens Don’t Get Enough Sleep, Raising Risk For Drug Use, Suicidal Thoughts

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Dec 07, 2018 … BOSTON — Getting enough sleep every night is tough for many wide-eyed adolescents, particularly as their blossoming social lives collide with the pressures from school and extracurricular activities. According to sleep experts, teenagers need between eight and ten hours of sleep every night, but a new study finds that when they’re not meeting that standard,…

Binge-Watching TV Shows Leads To Poor Sleep Quality, Insomnia, Study Finds

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Aug 15, 2017 … ANN ARBOR, Mich. — New research revealed that binge-watching television leads to unhealthy sleep habits in young adults. The study is the first to explore the relationship between the popular way to catch oneself up to speed on a program and sleep quality. Researchers from the University of Michigan and Leuven School for Mass Communication Research…

Holding A Strong Purpose In Life Improves Sleep Quality, Study Finds

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Jul 13, 2017 … CHICAGO — Having a strong life purpose can help you improve your quality of sleep, a new study finds. Researchers at Northwestern University administered a survey to 823 older Americans in good mental health, aged 60 to 100, hoping to determine whether feeling motivated to wake up in the morning could help curb the incidence…

Trouble Sleeping Might Be An Early Sign of Alzheimer’s Disease

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Feb 15, 2018 … MINNEAPOLIS — People who suffer from sleep problems are more likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease than those who rest soundly at night, a recent study found. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison found links between sleep disturbances and the common biological markers for Alzheimer’s disease found in spinal fluid. “Previous evidence has shown…

Pandemic Exhaustion: Coronavirus Affecting Sleep Habits For 77% Of Americans

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Apr 16, 2020 … UNITED STATES — It’s hard enough to fall asleep when times are normal, but add an extra viral pandemic to the mix and millions of Americans are finding themselves up all night due to worry, anxiety, and fear for the future. A recent piece of research surveyed 1,014 Americans on their sleep habits in the wake…