- Thanks to Amerisleep, we know why Tom Hanks’ character was “Sleepless in Seattle” - he had exploding head syndrome.
- A new study published in the Frontiers of Psychiatry reinforces older studies that say smartphone addiction can ruin your sleep.
- Getting enough deep sleep is important for you health. Here’s how many hours you need and how to get more.
- Your dog's sleep position, whether on the bed or on the bedroom floor, can affect your sleep quality and health.
- The amount of REM sleep you get may predict your risk of developing dementia.
- The brain is able to learn new information as you sleep during these two sleep stages.
- Pregnant women diagnosed with a sleep disorder may have a higher risk of delivering a premature baby, study finds.
- Sleeping more than nine hours per night may increase the frequency of nightmares.
- A certain gene associated with Alzheimer's disease may also increase risk of cognition problems in those with certain sleep conditions.
- Sleep problems were found to increase the presence of Alzheimer's indicators in spinal fluid.
- Poor sleep may predict increased risk for suicide symptoms in young adults, a Stanford study found.
- This is what happened when I slept with a 13-pound blanket for over a month.
Disruptions in sleep can be caused by a variety of issues, from teeth grinding (bruxism) to night terrors. When a person suffers from difficulty in sleeping with no obvious cause, it is referred to as insomnia. In addition, sleep disorders may also cause sufferers to sleep excessively, a condition known as hypersomnia. Management of sleep disturbances that are secondary to mental, medical, or substance abuse disorders should focus on the underlying conditions.