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  • Too Much Sleep Could Be Just As Dangerous As Too Little

    It is increasingly well know that sleep plays an important role in our overall health and well being. But the more that scientists learn about the impact of getting too little sleep, as well as too much, it is becoming more and more clear that our bodies have evolved to get a very specific amount of sleep, and that both too little and too much can be harmful. The most recent evidence of this comes from a study conducted by the Department of Public Health and Primary Care at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. A team lead by Yue Leng and recently published its findings in the journal Neurology, and have revealed that sleeping too much may lead to an increased risk of stroke. Continue reading

  • Is Sleep Surplus Just as Bad For You As Sleep Deprivation?

    We’ve all heard the news about sleep deprivation and the various health risks that have been associated with it: obesity, depression, cardiovascular problems, diabetes, high blood pressure. We’ve been told repeatedly that we should make seven to nine hours of sleep per night a priority, with each of us falling somewhere within that two hour window for the amount of sleep that is appropriate for us. It’s not often that you hear about people being at risk for sleeping too long, but now a study has been published that says that there is just as great a risk of dying earlier for those that sleep too long as for those who are sleeping too little. Continue reading

  • World Sleep Day 2015

    Friday, March 13th marked the celebration of World Sleep Day, an annual event created by the World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM) to raise awareness of the importance of sleep. It is designed to both educate the public as well as to inspire action, letting people know that lack of sleep can have a devastating impact on their ability to learn, so feel good and especially to drive safely. The overall goal is to find a solution to sleep problems throughout the world through proactive preventive measures as well as the treatment of sleep disorders. Continue reading

  • Sleep Deprivation Is Holding You Back

    If you’re one of those highly driven types who has big goals for the future and who is all in, all the time to try and make them happen, then there’s a good chance that you’re not getting enough sleep. Far too many people feel that sleep is some kind of luxury that can be put at the bottom of their to-do list in favor of getting other, more important stuff done. But if that’s what you think, you couldn’t be farther from the truth and you may be hurting your chance of accomplishing your goals to boot. Continue reading

  • How Employers Can Encourage Employees to Get Enough Sleep

    There are plenty of studies published by the research community and written about in the news media that encourage people to get more sleep, but many readers look at the data and shake their heads wistfully, indicating that as much as they’d like to get more sleep, their workplace puts too much pressure on them to make that possible. Continue reading

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