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In the past, sleep experts had warned us about exercising too close to bed time. They said excitement hormones such as adrenaline, which rise during exercise to give us energy and take about three hours to fall back to normal … Continue reading
It seems as if each day there is new information on sleep, its importance in our daily lives and the severe implications to our health if we don’t get enough. Sleep deprivation is now considered a widespread public health issue … Continue reading
The number of people, both young and old, who are trying to successfully balance their work and home lives is increasing every day. Julie McCarthy, an associate professor of organizational behavior at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC), asks us … Continue reading
Many of us are aware of the advantages of physical activity ..and we also know how hard it can be to fit it into our already busy days (and nights)! However, researchers are discovering even more reasons why we should … Continue reading
Read on if you are interested in identifying whether you might have heart disease, learn about a possible new way to treat sleep apnea, or hear more about sleep disorders Continue reading
Baked World markets a brownie called Lazy Larry; they are filled with melatonin, a naturally occurring compound often used to treat sleep disorders. Continue reading
Snoring may indicate a more serious health condition, such as sleep apnea where your airways are so obstructed that you stop or nearly stop breathing as you sleep.
Doctors apply standard care to patients without considering individual patients situation or lifestyles. Shift workers should make sure their doctors know they work shift work and have this unique lifestyle factored into considerations about health prevention and treatment. Continue reading
While we sleep our brains are busy working integrating all that we’ve done during the day into our long term memories. REM sleep is especially important to building our creativity. Continue reading
The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) has just released the 1st poll to examine sleep among four ethnic groups in the United States: Asians, Blacks/African Americans, Hispanics and Whites-the 2010 Sleep in America Poll. Although significant differences in the sleep habits … Continue reading
Working Nights President, Betsy Connolly, to Chat with Nurses on NurseTogether.com – Join us Tomorrow at 6 pm est.
Chat about shift work with Working Nights President Betsy Connolly and nurses on NurseTogether.com Continue reading
More and more women are working while this recession has been particularly tough on men. Businesses need to keep focused on the benefits of workers’ difference. Continue reading
Studies have found that people working shift work tend to experience greater marital instability. This post gives some ideas about why and what to do about it. Continue reading