Shift workers may have a lot more to worry about than their rotating schedule or unusual hours getting in the way of their plans. Their irregular sleep pattern may be contributing to the results of a new study review, which found that shift workers who work overnight or have inconsistent schedules are more likely to […]
Archive | July, 2014
Is It Nap Time Yet?
Naps aren’t just for children! We could all benefit from even a small 10-minute snooze at the right time for an incredible boost of energy as we re-charge our mental powers. If you haven’t been sleeping the recommended 7-9 hours a night, it’s critical for you to take advantage of any opportunity you can find […]
Is 7 Hours of Sleep Better Than 8?
How much sleep do you get each night? The National Sleep Foundation is adamant that adults get between 7-9 hours of sleep a night for optimal health, with 8 hours of sleep being a well-known sweet spot. However, the sleep community is in a serious debate this month as The Washington Post released an article […]
How to Create the Ultimate Sleep Haven
You are doing your best to cut back on caffeine, exercise in the morning and keeping your bedroom cool all in the name of sleep, but it still isn’t coming. While practicing great sleep hygiene is essential for your snooze, it may be time to evaluate your sleep environment and make some changes for a […]
Too Much Light at Night May Hold Up Your Fertility
Are you expecting a new baby or taking the steps to add an adorable bundle of joy to your family? A new study is suggesting that women stay away from light at night and embrace darkness, as it is vital to keeping their reproductive health in order, protecting a developing baby. Study researcher and professor […]
Study Analyzes Sleep Environment Risks For Infants
While bring a newborn into the world is exciting time for parents, there is often worry about keeping their new love safe and sound. Putting their babies down for sleep is especially worrisome as most parents know the risks of sleep-related deaths. A new study has taken a look at the risk factors for sudden […]
6 Ways to Sleep Soundly This Summer
Summer is in full swing and if you live in Texas like us, your sleep may be taking a hit due to the intensely warm weather and social opportunities. While we encourage you to have fun taking up outside activities such as visiting the beach, boardwalk or park, it’s important to make some adjustments to […]
The Connection Between Poor Sleep and Drowsy Driving
If you need another reason to get to be proper amount of sleep; this shocking info-graphic concerning drowsy driving might do the trick. Provided by The Huffington Post and based off data gathered by the Centers for Disease Control from 2011 to 2012, it shows just how many people are affected by poor sleep and the […]
How Much Sleep You Should Be Getting
At this point I’m pretty sure you have figured out that “willing” yourself awake doesn’t work no matter how hard you try. When you go without sleep, you are setting yourself up for a long day of low energy as you make more mistakes, misplace items, eat more, can’t concentrate, look less attractive and that […]
How Common is Sleep Apnea?
As we are always bringing you up-to-date information on the dangers of sleep apnea, you may be wondering, is it really that big of a deal? The answer is absolutely! We all know someone who’s snoring is so bad, you can still hear it in the next room. However, snoring is mostly annoying and is […]