These innovative earbuds are designed to help you sleep

Shut out the noise and listen to your favorite lullaby. ATECH Sleeping Buds Unlike regular earphones, the ATECH buds are made from soft silicone. This flexible material adapts to the shape of your ear, providing a secure yet comfy hold while you sleep. Stack Commerce While some people can sleep standing up, many of us can… Read more

You can (and should) train yourself to sleep on your back

Get back to basics. Ouch Your sleep position could be hurting you. Wavebreakmedia via Depositphotos American adults are in pain. A 2015 study from the National Institutes of Health showed that 25 million U.S. adults cope with chronic pain every day. While everyone’s suffering is different—there are as many sources of pain as people—for many, how… Read more

Sleep cycle troubles may be early sign of Alzheimer’s disease

Photo courtesy of A fitful night’s sleep and a habit of daytime catnapping may be an early-warning sign of Alzheimer’s dementia, according to new research conducted in humans and mice. Restless nights and sleepy days are a common pattern in patients with full-blown Alzheimer’s. Those disrupted circadian rhythms are a symptom that can upend the… Read more

Staying Up All Night Affects Women More Than Men

Getting too little sleep not only makes you feel miserable, it could also impact your memory. But depending on whether you’re male or female, sleep deprivation can affect you differently, according to a new study. Researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden recruited 24 young adults—an equal mix of males and females—in order to examine the effects… Read more

Why I sleep on my left side

This position stops acid reflux, helps your body filter toxins more efficiently and is easier on your whole lymphatic system. Sleep is crucially important. If you want to be physically, mentally and psychologically balanced, you need it. Sleep deprivation can really take its toll on you. I listened to a talk last year in Sydney by… Read more

A fish that barely sleeps could help turn humans into all-night party animals

The Mexican cavefish have no eyes, little pigment, and require about two hours of sleep per night to survive. The fish species Astyanax mexicanus exists in two populations. The cavefish, top, evolved to have no eyes and little to no pigment. The surface dwelling fish, below the cavefish, have eyes and more pigment. Alex Keene/Florida Atlantic… Read more

To Sleep, Perchance to Forget

TEHRAN (FNA)- The debate in sleep science has gone on for a generation. People and other animals sicken and die if they are deprived of sleep, but why is sleep so essential? Psychiatrists Chiara Cirelli and Giulio Tononi of the Wisconsin Center for Sleep and Consciousness proposed the “synaptic homeostasis hypothesis” (SHY) in 2003. This hypothesis… Read more

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