On Sleep Health: Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The Tod

On Sleep Health: Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The Today Show

We've been saying for years-- over 30 of 'em, in fact-- that a great night's sleep is essential. Well, it looks like we are in some pretty good company. Just this past week, I've read three articles from major news sources and watched one television segment about the importance of sleep in our lives and how critical sleeping well is to our health, our bodies, and our minds. 


How is Your Sleep Position Affecting Your Health

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The Sleep Stories of 2012: Part I

We learned so much about sleep this year. 2012 was bursting with great sleep stories that revealed the power of sleep to enhance our health and well-being, and the dangers associated with sleep deprivation and disrupted sleep. Here are my picks for the sleep stories of 2012 -- along with suggestions for ways you can bring the benefits of the latest in sleep science to your everyday life...



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Sleep and Diet: Too Few Hours of Shut-Eye Clouds Food Judgment, Studies Find

Scientists have taken another big step in understanding why sleep deprivation can lead to weight gain.

At an annual meeting hosted by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and Sleep Research Society, scientists presented two studies that used brain imaging to show how a lack of sleep can affect neuronal responses and make it harder for people to choose healthy food options...



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Find the Perfect Sleep Position
Stomach, Back or Side? How You Slumber Can Aggravate Pain, Prevent the Body from Bouncing Back

Tossing and turning all night to find that perfect sleeping position?

Experts say there is no one right way to sleep. But for people with certain types of pain and medical conditions, there are positions that can help keep problems from getting worse and may even alleviate them. In some cases, sleeping in the same position night after night can itself create pain, such as neck or shoulder problems...



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1 Comment

Jill
Jill

January 17, 2013

Thanks for the information, Soaring Heart! I’ve been wondering about how my poor sleep was undermining all the great things I was doing in my waking hours. Now I know where to focus my attention!

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