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 […]

Depression doesn’t always follow poor sleep

Depression doesn’t always follow poor sleep

While not sleeping well can lead to depression or be a symptom of depression, it isn’t true for all people. A study conducted by neuroscientists at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, found that people who have a more active reward system in their brains are less likely to be affected by bad sleep. This […]

Poor Sleep Could Increase Stroke Risk

Elderly people who sleep poorly and awaken frequently are more likely to have hardened blood vessels (arteriosclerosis) and oxygen-starved tissue known as infarcts in the brain, according to a study first published online in advance of the January issue of the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke. Researchers examined autopsied brains of 315 people (average age […]