Tag Archives: Sleep

Grief linked to sleep disturbances that can be bad for the heart

Recently widowed people more likely to have sleep disruption that exacerbates levels of inflammation and increases heart health risk HOUSTON –  People who have recently lost a spouse are more likely to have sleep disturbances that exacerbate levels of inflammation in the body, according to new research from Rice University and Northwestern University. These elevated… Read More »

5 Eye Rituals For Good Sleep

Current guidelines recommend sleeping for seven to nine hours every single night, both to increase energy levels and to lower the risk of obesity, hypertension, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and depression. Factors like the foods you eat, your bedroom environment and your general lifestyle habits can keep you from following a healthy pattern of… Read More »

Children's sleep not significantly affected by screen time, new study finds

Screen-time has little impact on the quality of children’s sleep, according to new Oxford University research. Screens are now a fixture of modern childhood. And as young people spend an increasing amount of time on electronic devices, the effects of these digital activities has become a prevalent concern among parents, caregivers, and policy-makers. Research indicating… Read More »