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Sleep and Your Health

Revolutionizing Sleep with Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington, the woman behind one of America’s biggest news sources, The Huffington Post, is changing how we view sleep with her new book, The Sleep Revolution.

The Ultimate Health Trio: Sleep, Diet and Exercise

Getting the body you want is a three-step process. You have to eat right, exercise regularly, and also, sleep well. Believe it or not, sleep plays a powerful role in your daily appetite and energy level, which in turn can affect your food choices and will to exercise. 

Having trouble losing weight? Sleep may be to blame.

Having trouble losing weight? Sleep may be to blame.

Diet and exercise play a critical role in weight loss, but another key factor that is often overlooked is sleep. 

Later Bedtimes Linked to Larger BMI

Weight management is a growing concern for many Americans, but sometimes, even with regular exercise and dieting, weight loss can seem near impossible. According to a recent study, weight gain in adulthood can be linked to bad sleeping habits during adolescent years.

Sleep Apnea Can Be Hereditary

Sleep apnea is a common sleeping disorder affecting 18 million Americans today. Over the past two decades, the percentage of individuals suffering from sleep apnea has increased from 14 to 55 percent, and there is a strong possibility that sleep apnea can be linked to hereditary features.

Can Your Genes Affect Your Sleep?

Isn’t it crazy how some people can stay energized throughout the day even after getting little to no sleep the night before? A sleep researcher at the University of California in San Francisco, found that some people can get away with hardly any sleep because of their genes.

How Trauma Can Affect Your Quality of Sleep

According to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, about 60 percent of men and 50 percent of women experience at least one traumatic event in their lives. Suffering from trauma or even post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can have a detrimental effect on the quality of your sleep.

Fend Off the Common Cold in Your Sleep

It’s a no-brainer that getting enough sleep is crucial to our overall health. But did you know that if you can squeeze in at least seven hours of sleep every night, you’ll be less likely to get sick?

3 Major Reasons a Lack of Sleep is Affecting Your Work

Many high-achieving business people like to boast about how they can function on very little sleep and still be able to manage their vast empires. However, the idea that time spent sleeping is wasted time is one that needs to be debunked.