Sleep Smarter: 21 Essential Strategies to Sleep Your Way to A Better Body, Better Health, and Bigger Success

When it comes to health, there is one criminally overlooked element: sleep. Good sleep helps you shed fat for good, stave off disease, stay productive, and improve virtually every function of your mind and body. That’s what Shawn Stevenson learned when a degenerative bone disease crushed his dream of becoming a professional athlete. Like many of us, he gave up… More →

Italy Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Systems Market Outlook to 2021 … – Medgadget.com (blog)

Italy Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Systems Market Outlook to 2021
Medgadget.com (blog)
GlobalDatas new report, “Italy Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Systems Market Outlook to 2021”, provides key market data on the Italy Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Systems market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, and volume (in units) and average …

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Sleep Education Reduces Risk of Injury and Disability in Firefighters

firefighter sleep

Long workweeks and extended shifts have contributed to a high number of firefighters suffering from acute and chronic sleep deprivation, as well as disrupted circadian rhythms, or sleep-wake cycles.  Previous studies have shown a link between long shifts and risk of burnout, sleepiness, errors, and injuries, especially when compared to shorter shifts in first responders, ER physicians, and EMTs.  Furthermore,… More →

Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery Related to Better Sleep

Sleep and brain

Many traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients also experience sleep disturbances, especially with regard to their sleep-wake cycle.  New research reports that these two conditions should be treated simultaneously for optimum recovery.  These findings are published in the online journal, Neurology, from the American Academy of Neurology. One of the lead authors of the study, Nadia Gosselin, PhD, from the University… More →

Genetic Link between Insomnia, Restless Legs Syndrome, Schizophrenia, and Obesity

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For the first time, scientists have found a genetic connection between sleep disturbance and medical disorders like schizophrenia, restless legs syndrome, and obesity. The team of researchers include: Jacqueline Lane, PhD, first author of the study and fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital Richa Saxena, PhD, joint senior author and assistant Anesthesia professor at MGH and Harvard Medical School Martin K… More →

Snoring Apps

Do you snore? Even if you’re not sure, there’s an app for that. There are apps now for just about everything, including apps that can analyze snoring. They can record you snoring, play it back, and even rate the severity. Why do this? First of all, if you are unaware that you snore, you may need to hear it for… More →

Sleep May Help with Traumatic Experiences

night terror nightmare

There is always a question of whether sleep worsens or improves how we process a traumatic event.  Does it help, or are emotions and memories intensified because of sleep disturbance?  This question is asked frequently to determine how best to treat trauma-related conditions like PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). Development of treatment courses for PTSD is highly influenced by how we… More →