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Natural Light Impacts Your Mood and Sleep

Nor enough light during the day may lead to not enough sleep at night.

Researchers at Monash University in Australia found that not getting enough natural sunlight each day has a direct impact on a person’s mood and sleep quality.

, October 18, 2021


Short Naps Won’t Undo Sleep Deprivation

Research shows naps are no substitute for good sleep.

Scientists at the Michigan State University sleep lab found people who used short naps to make up for lack of sleep performed much worse in cognitive testing than those who got plenty of sleep in the first place.

, August 16, 2021


More Sleep Means Lower Blood Pressure for College Students

College students can lower blood pressure and feel better with more sleep.

Researchers at Penn State found an increase of 43 minutes per night of sleep for college students in their study equated to a drop in systolic blood pressure of seven points.

, May 24, 2021


Deep Sleep Removes Brain Waste

During a good night's sleep is when your brain takes out the trash.

Researchers at Northwestern University found deep sleep has the power to clear waste from the brain.

, February 01, 2021


Gut Health Linked to Sleep Health

A healthy gut microbiome may be important to healthy sleep.

Japanese researchers found mice with depleted gut bacteria had trouble producing serotonin which they believe led to difficulty sleeping.

, January 18, 2021


Lack of Sleep Leads to Lack of Thought Control

If you have trouble with unwanted thoughts maybe you should improve your sleep.

Researchers have discovered lack of sleep significantly affects your ability to stop unpleasant and unwanted thoughts from entering your mind.

, October 26, 2020


A Weighty Solution to the Issue of Insomnia

It seems insomnia can be reduced if you add a little weight to the problem.

Researchers in Sweden found study participants reported significantly reduced insomnia severity, better sleep maintenance, a higher daytime activity level, and reduced symptoms of fatigue, depression and anxiety when sleeping with a weighted chain blanket.

, September 28, 2020


Nomophomia Means Poor Sleep for Most College Students

A new phenomenon is causing college students to lose sleep.

Research shows many students lose sleep because of a condition called nomophomia, which is the fear of being detached from mobile phone connectivity.

, September 04, 2020


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