You Might Be Dehydrated If …

You Might Be Dehydrated If …

If you slept poorly the night before, it couldn’t hurt to chug a glass of water. A study by researchers at Penn State in University Park, Pennsylvania, has found that people who sleep six hours or less a night have a greater chance of being dehydrated the next day than those who sleep eight hours […]

Marital conflict increases with lack of sleep

Marital conflict increases with lack of sleep

You know how a lack of sleep makes you feel—cranky, grumpy, and tired. Now a study by researchers at The Ohio State University Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research in Columbus, Ohio, finds that it puts people at risk for stress-related inflammation such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, arthritis and other diseases. How does that relate to […]

How a Lack of Sleep Costs Countries Billions

How a Lack of Sleep Costs Countries Billions

A lack of sleep among the U.S. working population is costing the economy as much as $411 billion a year, which is 2.3% of the country’s gross domestic product, a recent report finds. According to researchers at the nonprofit research organization RAND Europe, part of the RAND Corp. based in Santa Monica, California, a lack of […]

Why Lack of Sleep Can Lead to the Sleep Munchies

Why Lack of Sleep Can Lead to the Sleep Munchies

Ever stand in the kitchen after a rough night’s sleep, mindlessly shoveling chips into your mouth? You’ve been a victim of the sleep munchies, and new research explains why you’re prone to do that. The study, published in the March issue of the journal Sleep, shows that sleep deprivation produces higher and more sustained levels […]