sleep can change as seasons change

Sleep Can Be Affected By The Changing of Seasons

Sleep Can Change With the Seasons

Like every other physiological process in the body, our sleep is influenced by the external environment and the seasons. That means, in theory, changing the clocks could change your sleeping patterns. So here’s what you need to know:

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sleep calculator lets you pick your best time for bed

Sleep Calculator Figures Out When You Should Go To Bed

Whether you count sheep, meditate or fall asleep in front of the television, we all have our own special bedtime routines.

Getting to sleep of an evening is, however, perhaps much more complex than you might think.

And some of you may actually be getting the whole process all wrong.

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Lack Of Sleep In Preschool Could Mean Future Behavior Problems

Lack Of Sleep In Preschool Could Mean Future Behavior Problems

Preschoolers who get too little sleep may be more likely to have trouble paying attention, controlling their emotions and processing information later in childhood, a new study suggests.

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wrong sleep schedules can lead to mental illnesses

Sleep Schedules Can Lead To Mental, Physical Illnesses

Much like a clock on the wall, our cells have their own 24-hour timeline. When they’re in sync, our body clock may act as a protective barrier against mental and physical illnesses.

But throw in some jet lag, a night shift or a lack of sleep, and suddenly the clock’s hands are spinning out of sync — potentially leaving us more vulnerable to viral infections and depression, scientists say.

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how to get deep sleep

Looking To Improve Your Deep Sleep? Here’s How You Can

Gentle sound stimulation — such as the rush of a waterfall — synchronized to the rhythm of brain waves significantly enhanced deep sleep in older adults and improved their ability to recall words, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.

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Daylight Saving Time Doesn’t Mean You Have To Lose Sleep

SALT LAKE CITY, March 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — As most of the United States returns to Daylight Saving Time (DST) on Sunday, March 12, we spring forward and advance our clocks one hour.  For the one in three American adults who are already sleep deprived, losing an additional hour of sleep over the coming weekend can have a damaging effect on their sleep patterns.

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elephants sleep

Elephants Get Very Little Sleep: How Much Will Surprise You

While most humans enjoy sleeping an average of seven hours per night, elephants, one of the world’s largest land mammals, only seem to need a fraction of that according to a new study this week in PLOS ONE.

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teen sleep results in less crime

Could Improving Teens’ Sleep Result In Less Crime?

People comparing current crime rates with those of past decades tend to agree that today’s numbers should be lower. And new research points to a relatively easy way to do that: Help teens get more sleep.

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Sleep risk for dementia

Could Prolonged Sleep Put You At Risk For Dementia?

Data from the Framingham Heart Study has shown that people who consistently sleep more than 9 hours each night had double the risk of developing dementia in 10 years as compared to participants who slept for 9 hours or less. The findings, which appear in the journal Neurology, also found those who slept longer had smaller brain volumes.

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sleep apnea could be why some men get sleepy after sex

Why Do Men Get Sleepy After Sex? It Could Be Sleep Apnea

Kelly Ripa made headlines earlier this month after saying on “Live with Kelly” that her husband, Mark Consuelos, is “mean” after sex, and while she backpedaled Wednesday by clarifying he is simply “disinterested” afterward, the damage had already been done. Ripa’s Feb. 9 admission, whether in jest or not, has been trending on various news sites, including this one, ever since.

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