As we age, it can be harder to get enough of the sleep phase known as REM sleep, which occurs after you’ve been asleep for about an hour and a half. It’s the time when you’re most likely to dream [...]
If you've got several risk factors for heart disease, make sure you're getting at least six or more hours of sleep each night - because according to a new study, getting any less than that [...]
If you've got chronic insomnia, don't reach for a sleeping pill, which can leave you dazed and confused. Instead, put sleeplessness to rest naturally -- because a new study shows that the Indian [...]
Travelling is one of the best teachers in life, but it can also make you vulnerable to infections. Taking elderberry extract may help slash any illnesses you catch while traveling in half -- and [...]
Getting only a few hours of sleep per night may throw the balance of your gut bacteria off-kilter, according to a new study. And specifically, your sleep deprivation may be giving you high levels [...]
It turns out that if you’re sleeping just an hour or two less than the recommended seven or eight, your risk of getting into a car accident increases by 30 per cent!
For years, we’ve told you to turn off your electronic devices at night if you’ve got insomnia. But a new podcast might give you a reason to actually keep it on.
New study out of Germany shows that the brain actually wipes the slate clean as it sleeps at night, and missing even one night of sleep can prevent you from taking in new information.
Dust mite poop is found in 80 per cent of beds, but that’s not all that can make your bedroom a filthy health hazard. Your sheets, pillows, and mattress are a breeding ground for fungi and [...]