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Irregular Sleep Tied to High Blood Pressure

If you care about your blood pressure you need to care about your sleep.

Research from Australia shows the chance for high blood pressure increases dramatically for every hour of sleep lost or for major shifts in regular sleep patterns, especially among overweight, middle-aged men.

, April 17, 2023

Less Sleep Equates to More Eating for Children

Children who sleep less eat more food and more junk.

Researchers at the University of Otago in New Zealand have found as little as 40 minutes less of sleep during the night can trigger big changes in eating the next day.

, March 20, 2023

Weighted Blankets Increase Melatonin Production

Weighted blankets can help you sleep better.

New research from Uppsala University in Sweden shows weighted blankets increase melatonin levels during sleep.

, October 10, 2022

Research Shows the Sleepy are More Stingy

Sleep affects more than your physical health.

New research from the University of California at Berkeley shows a lack of sleep can inhibit your social conscience and make you less willing to help others and be more stingy with your money.

, September 18, 2022

Sleeping Less for Teens Means More Weight

If your teen is not getting enough sleep you may need to buy them bigger clothes.

New research from the European Society of Cardiology which found teenagers who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to be overweight or obese compared to their well-rested peers.

, August 29, 2022

40-Year-Olds Get the Least Sleep

Why 40-year-olds always look tired.

New research from the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University shows that on average the years in the 40s is when busy Americans get the least amount of sleep during their lifetime.

, June 20, 2022

Belly Fat Linked to Inadequate Sleep

Don't neglect your sleep if you are concerned about body fat.

Researchers from the Mayo Clinic found insufficient sleep led healthy study participants to consume more calories and increase their abdominal visceral fat by 11 percent over a short period of time.

, April 18, 2022

Sleeping in the Light can be Harmful

Why sleeping in the dark is good for your health.

A new study shows even moderate light exposure during sleep can stress the heart and increase insulin resistance.

, March 21, 2022

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