Tag Archives: sleep

How to Sleep Well and Get Back Your Youth

What do you see when you look in the mirror after a night of tossing and turning? Baggy eyes, sagging skin, and a few wrinkles that you swear weren’t there the day before. Yes, sleeping poorly makes you look old and feel old, too. And it gets worse. Insomnia leads to cognitive decline, a shorter… Read More »

Medical News Today: Sleep apnea may stop you from forming life memories

New research suggests that obstructive sleep apnea may impair a person’s ability to form meaningful memories about their personal life. Such dysfunction may, in turn, be a sign of depression, caution the researchers. New research finds that sleep apnea impairs a person’s ability to form autobiographical memories. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a sleep disorder… Read More »

Why sleep is the best painkiller

New research, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, finds that sleep deprivation increases sensitivity to pain by numbing the brain’s painkilling response. Sleep may be key for relieving chronic pain, a new study suggests. One in 3 adults in the United States, or 35 percent of the adult population, do not get enough sleep. The… Read More »