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The dangerous effects of sleeping less than 6 hours

The dangerous effects of sleeping less than 6 hours

The recommended amount of sleep you should get is between seven and nine hours. Unfortunately, many of us are struggling to get even seven hours of sleep. Sleep deprivation has been linked to obesity, heart disease, stroke, depression, mild cognitive impairments, and other changes to the brain and health. A new study suggests that regularly […]

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Sleeping bus driver kills woman in Hong Kong

Sleeping bus driver kills woman in Hong Kong

Hong Kong – Police have arrested a bus driver after he reportedly passed out at the wheel before his double-decker mounted a pavement, hitting and killing a female pedestrian in Tsim Sha Tsui on Thursday. The Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) driver, 40, was arrested for dangerous driving causing death and driving under the influence of […]

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Can long naps cause diabetes?

A study presented at a scientific congress Thursday reported a link between long naps and a higher risk of diabetes, though it couldn’t say if daytime sleeping was a symptom or a cause. People who slept more than an hour each day were 45 percent more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, a debilitating condition […]

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Trouble sleeping? You’re at risk for this

Trouble sleeping? You’re at risk for this

We can’t stress enough the importance of sleep. It is the only time when our body as a whole gets to recharge. Unfortunately, all sorts of sleep problems, from insomnia to sleep apnea, are on the rise, preventing us from getting the quality good night’s sleep we need. Poor sleep can affect the body in […]

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Sleeping in on weekends may help reduce diabetes risk

Sleeping in on weekends may help reduce diabetes risk

Getting too little sleep during the week can increase some risk factors for diabetes, but sleeping late on weekends might help improve the picture, a small US study suggests. Researchers conducted a sleep experiment with 19 healthy young men and found just four nights of sleep deprivation were linked to changes in their blood suggesting […]

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Sleeping on the right side of the bed makes us grumpy – Study

Sleeping on the right side of the bed makes us grumpy – Study

That’s the conclusion of a recent UK study. In other research, scientists and psychologists have carefully examined sleeping positions as a means of revealing personality traits and analyzing non-verbal communication. It’s better to sleep on the left side of the bed if we want to get the day off to a good start, according to […]

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Sleeping naked improves sperm quality – Study

Sleeping naked improves sperm quality – Study

  A US study says that a good way of improving the quality of a man’s sperm and thereby increasing his fertility is for him to sleep naked at night and wear boxers during the day. This study from the US National Health Institute of Child Health and Human Development and Stanford University in California […]

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Is sleeping in your makeup really that bad?

Is sleeping in your makeup really that bad?

The question: Is not washing your face before bed every once in a while really that bad? The expert: Dennis Gross M.D., founder of 900 5th Dermatology in New York City and creator of Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare The answer: The quick answer: yes, it really is that bad. A survey over the summer revealed a […]

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Sleeping more leads to more frequent sex – Study

Sleeping more leads to more frequent sex – Study

There’s a natural correlation between being too tired for sex, and not having sex, obviously. But now science – beautiful, beautiful science – has revealed that there’s a direct relationship between how much sleep you have and your sexual desire the next day. Published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, the study examined 171 women […]

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Sleeping less can increase your blood pressure during nighttime

Sleeping less can increase your blood pressure during nighttime

According to a new study, people who slept less during the night had a higher risk of increase in blood pressure during nighttime. So, if you have trouble sleeping due to stress or any other problem, then it is time for you to rethink things and figure out ways to get sufficient amount of shut-eye. […]