Women more hampered by sleep disorders than men

Women more hampered by sleep disorders than men

A new study by Australian researchers suggests that men and women are affected differently by sleep disorders. Results show that women are more likely than men to have more severe symptoms of depression, trouble sleeping at night and excessive daytime sleepiness. Women also have more difficulty concentrating and remembering things due to sleepiness or tiredness. In […]

Research Shows Chronic Pain Influences Sleep and Wellness

Research Shows Chronic Pain Influences Sleep and Wellness

Researchers at the University of Warwick in Coventry, England, have found that the positive or negative thoughts of those who suffer from chronic pain can influence their sleep and, as a result, their wellness. Negative thoughts about insomnia and pain—for example, “I’ll never be able to get to sleep with this pain”—can be managed with […]

What You Eat Can Influence How Soundly You Sleep

What You Eat Can Influence How Soundly You Sleep

Eating less fiber, more saturated fat and more sugar is linked to lighter, less restorative and more disrupted sleep, according to a new study from New York’s Columbia University Medical Center. Results show that greater fiber intake led to more time spent in deep sleep. In contrast, a higher percentage of energy from saturated fat […]