19 02, 2020

How seasonal affective disorder disrupts sleep

2021-05-01T18:14:54+00:00February 19, 2020|Depression, Mental Health (anxiety), Women|

Fewer hours of daylight and colder temperatures can impact your mood and your health. While many people feel less energetic in the winter, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is more than the “winter blues.” It affects your day-to-day life and your sleep. What is seasonal [...]

23 08, 2017

Restless legs syndrome and poor sleep in pregnant women

2021-05-01T23:24:53+00:00August 23, 2017|Pregnancy, Sleep Disorders, Women|

Pregnancy can mean sleepless nights and discomfort for many women. But are these common sleep disturbances indicators of an actual sleep disorder? Research from the University of Michigan Sleep Disorders Center suggests they could be. A recent study found that 36 percent of women in [...]

2 05, 2014

Poor sleep could affect survival time for women with breast cancer

2021-04-29T18:38:18+00:00May 2, 2014|Cancer, Sleep Deprivation, Technology, Women|

A new study shows that sleep efficiency (SE) is predictive of survival time for women with breast cancer. Sleep efficiency is the number of minutes of sleep divided by the number of minutes in bed. New research involved 97 women with advanced breast cancer. The [...]

24 07, 2013