Posts Tagged ‘sleep research’

Napping Linked To Reduced Sleep Quality In Children

Friday, March 6th, 2015
While many parents seem to encourage young kids to take daytime naps as often as they can, recent research suggests that it may be better to forego this habit, especially for toddlers. Researchers have found out that daytime napping can be linked to poorer sleep quality in kids over the age of 2 years old. A study published in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood tried to investigate how daytime napping may

You Can Trick Your Brain Into Sleeping Better

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
Sleep is an important part of our daily function. It allows our body to recharge and repair itself. That is why when we think that we did not get enough zzz’s, we tend to feel tired and sluggish. But a recent study suggests that we can “trick” our brain that we had a good night’s sleep. According to researchers from the Colorado College, it is possible to trick the brain into believing that

Study Suggests Acid Reflux May Be Disrupting Sleep

Thursday, July 8th, 2010
A small study suggests that chronic acid reflux may be causing people to lose up on their sleep even when it doesn’t lead to heartburn symptoms. The small study was undertaken by researchers from the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System based in Tucson. The study involved 39 adult patients suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD and nine adults without the said disease. The participants were