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July 27, 2023

How To Get Through Work On No Sleep: An Hour-By-Hour Guide

Natural light signals our brains to be up-and-at-’em, says Dr. Deirdre Conroy. So open the window and soak in the first light to activate your energy. Dehydration seriously compounds fatigue, so be sure to drink a glass of water too.
July 24, 2023

How to get a good night's sleep

Some studies suggest that women are 40 per cent more likely to experience sleep disruption than men. And throughout a woman’s life, puberty, pregnancy, menopause and caring responsibilities may all have an effect on the amount of good quality sleep available to women.
June 29, 2023

How to Sleep When It's Really Hot Outside

“A lower body temperature actually facilitates sleep for us,” says Dr. Anita Shelgikar, a professor of neurology at the University of Michigan Medical School. “When it’s harder to maintain that lower body temperature, that can be disruptive to our sleep.”
April 10, 2023

You can get better sleep with wearables. Just focus on the right data.

“These are a proxy for sleep, not sleep as traditionally defined,” said Cathy Goldstein. She says these kinds of gadgets can be really helpful because we “don’t otherwise have a way to track sleep over time for days and days.” The trick? Pay attention to the right kinds of data.
March 27, 2023

Insomnia, Sleep Apnea Rise in Women With MS

“Sleep disorders have gained substantial recognition for their role in cognitive decline, which affects up to 70% of people with multiple sclerosis.”- Dr. Braley. “However, as sleep disorders are frequently underdiagnosed, health care claims data miss many people with sleep disorders who were not evaluated for these conditions."-Dr. Dunietz.
March 12, 2023

Why sleep scientists think Standard Time is best

“Permanent Standard Time is better for human health. And the reason for that is because Standard Time best aligns our internal clock with the world around us, and so the closer those two things can be aligned, the better for many, many health outcomes,” said Anita Shelgikar , professor of neurology and sleep medicine.
March 10, 2023

Spring forward time: Daylight saving time begins March 12; Congress weighs switch

Dr. Cathy Goldstein said to avoid the abrupt time shift conflict, policymakers would have to choose standard time as permanent, where it's light in the morning and dark at night. When the clock on the wall abruptly shifts by one hour during daylight saving time, the biological clock remains the same, which increases health risks and accidents when
March 9, 2023

How to fall asleep faster: A step-by-step guide with advice from experts

“We see a good number of people, especially as they get older, that might not quite need as much sleep as they needed 30 years before, but they’re still trying to stay in bed for nine hours,” said Ronald Chervin , professor of neurology and division chief of the Sleep Disorders Centers, who advises that we decide what amount of sleep time is right