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  • What’s preventing adequate teen sleep

    Jul 26 2017...
    Sleep is important for everyone – especially growing and developing teenagers. However, many teens struggle to get enough sleep, myself included. What is stopping teens from sleeping enough? READ MORE>>
  • Winners of high school video contest show how sleep recharges teens

    May 25 2017...
    Three students have been chosen as winners of the 2017 American Sleep Medicine Foundation “Sleep Recharges You” High School Video Contest, which focused on motivating teens to prioritize the importance of sleep in their lives.
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  • Resolve to sleep for 7 and up this year

    Dec 31 2015...
    Let’s face it: keeping a New Year’s resolution can be tough. But making a resolution can be effective. Research has found that people who make a New Year’s resolution are more likely to change a problem and achieve their goal.

    One of our nation’s health problems is chronic sleep loss. Adults should sleep 7 or more hours per night on a regular basis to promote optimal health. But CDC data show that about 70 million U.S. adults report sleeping 6 hours or less on average. READ MORE>>
  • Too little sleep could shrink your brain

    Sep 05 2014...
    A new study published online in Neurology suggests that getting too little sleep could lead to a shrinking brain.

    The study involved 147 adults with an average age of 54 years. They underwent two brain scans, one at the start of the study and one an average of three and half years later. Before getting the scans, participants completed a questionnaire about their sleep habits. READ MORE>>
  • Gene mutation the real secret for successful short sleepers

    Aug 07 2014...
    New scientific evidence suggests that a small percentage of people have a short sleep gene. It allows them to retain their ability to think clearly and make informed decisions while sleeping very little.

    The research opposes the claims of some vocal short sleepers. These high-profile members of the so-called “sleepless elite” often brag about the competitive advantage of sleeping less than six hours per night. They preach that all of us can achieve more by sleeping less. READ MORE>>
  • What to do when you can't sleep

    Jan 03 2014...
    When you can't sleep, physicians recommend that you get out of bed and spend some time doing a quiet, relaxing activity until you are tired. Many of the things that you may do during the daytime or evening (watching tv, using your tablet or phone, etc) may make you feel more alert, so falling asleep may be difficult. So what can you do instead? David Neubauer, MD, a sleep physician at Johns Hopkins shares the recommendations that he gives to patients.


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