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ADHD and Sleep: What’s the Connection?

Approximately 20 to 50% of people with ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) experience sleep problems - is it a cause or effect?

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Coping with Shift Work

About 22 million Americans work late-night shifts, which can be detrimental to one's health. Let's talk about coping with shift work.

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Can Making Up For Lost Sleep Curb Clumsiness?

A new study not only connects walking with sleep but even answers the question: Can making up for lost sleep curb clumsiness?


Losing Sleep Over Cancer

Getting enough sleep is vital to recovery from cancer - learn about how insomnia affects cancer patients and tips to get a good night's sleep.

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Teeth Grinding At Night: Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

There are many factors that can lead to sleep bruxism (teeth grinding) at night - learn about the causes and treatments.

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How Sleep Deprivation Affects The Body

Sleep deprivation can have effects on your body including weight gain, mood changes, and a weakened immune system.

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Sleep and Pain

What are the links between pain and sleep? Just as importantly, what are the best ways to manage them and get proper sleep?

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More Physical Activity and Less Sitting are Linked to Lower Sleep Apnea Risk

New research highlights how increased physical activity levels and less sitting may help prevent people from getting obstructive sleep apnea.

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How Do Smoking and Nicotine Impact Sleep?

If you often find yourself smoking around bedtime, you might wonder how nicotine impacts your sleep. Here are some answers. 

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How Tai Chi Improves Sleep

If you suffer from insomnia, you’ve probably tried many solutions already. But what about martial arts? Here’s how tai chi improves sleep.

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The Relationship Between Sleep Apnea and Depression

Researchers are now exploring a potential link between sleep apnea and depression - is there a connection?

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Standard Time vs Daylight Saving Time

Dr. Smita Patel explores the concept of Daylight Savings time vs standard time, and how this affects the health of our society.

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Getting Over Jet Lag

Many people suffer from jet lag while traveling and lose sleep. What are the causes and what can be done to prevent it?

Heart Health

Sleep and Heart Health

You may not have connected sleep and heart health, but not getting enough sleep may be as bad for your ticker as being overweight or smoking.

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How Blue Light and Intensity of Light Impacts Circadian Rhythms

If you’re wondering how blue light and intensity of light impacts circadian rhythms, here’s how, along with some tips to reduce its impact.

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