24 07, 2015

How sleep deprivation ages you quicker

2021-04-29T18:38:20+00:00July 24, 2015|Aging, Sleep Deprivation|

It usually starts in the mirror when you begin to notice. Your skin doesn’t have that same youthfulness it once had. The lines on your forehead begin to form permanent creases, and the color under your eyes is a little darker. This is the [...]

27 02, 2015

Can too much sleep kill you?

2021-04-29T18:38:20+00:00February 27, 2015|Aging, Healthy Sleep Habits, Medical Conditions, Poor Sleep|

Media reports of a new study are tarnishing sleep’s healthy image. The tabloid headlines scream, “Too MUCH sleep could KILL YOU.” But could sweet, gentle sleep really be a cold-blooded killer? The British study involved nearly 10,000 adults who completed a health survey. Four [...]

2 07, 2014

Short sleep linked to aging brain

2021-04-29T18:38:18+00:00July 2, 2014|Aging, Healthy Sleep Habits, Memory, Poor Sleep|

A new study finds that the less older adults sleep, the faster their brains age. Results show that each hour of reduced sleep duration changed the annual expansion rate of the ventricles by 0.59 percent. Ventricles are the internal chambers of the brain. Their expansion is a [...]