Posts Tagged ‘sleep quality’

Too Little or Too Much Sleep Associated With Diabetes, Obesity And Heart Disease

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
A new study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC indicates that too little and too much sleep may be linked to chronic diseases such as diabetes, coronary heart disease, anxiety as well as obesity in people from age 45 and above. Sleeping for six hours or less is considered as too little sleep while 10 or more hours of sleep is considered as too much. People who may be suffering from t

The Benefits Of Melatonin

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
Melatonin is a natural hormone produced in the pineal gland. You may have heard of it a number of times because of its function in improving the quality of sleep that you get. But many people do not understand how it functions and the other benefits that melatonin has to offer. Here are some of the benefits associated with this hormone that you also need to know. Sleep Boosting Effect Melatonin is known mainly as a

Nutrients To Help You Sleep

Monday, July 29th, 2013
There are many people who have problems sleeping. It may cause other health issues if the condition worsens over a long period of time. Treating what causes the sleeplessness is essential to prevent this. Stress can sometime play a role in people who have trouble sleeping. Another reason is the lack of certain nutrients in the body that help promote sleep. Here are some of those little known nutrients that may help

Room Night Light Exposure May Affect Sleep Quality, Blood Pressure

Saturday, February 5th, 2011
A recent study indicates that having a night light on when sleeping may affect a person’s sleeping quality as well as blood pressure and diabetes risk. The said study, conducted by researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass., indicated that exposure to electrical light in between dusk and bedtime may affect the level of melatonin in the body. The study was a