Quietmumblings.com - The Latest Sleep News and Information

Business Insider

The science of how much sleep you actually need
Business Insider
Orwig: Some people have a hard time sleeping at night because they have reduced levels of melatonin in their system. Melatonin is called the sleep hormone. Night owls, for example, don't actually start producing melatonin until much later in the night ...

and more »


The Independent

How personality affects sleep quality
The Independent
How easy you find drifting off at night could be down to your personality, a new study has shown. According to research carried out on 1,000 Americans, introverts are more likely to suffer disrupted sleep than extroverts. The study was carried out by ...

and more »


Firstpost

Teens are sleeping less -- but there's a easy fix
Clinton Herald
In a newly released analysis of two large national surveys, my co-authors and I found that the number of U.S. teens who reported sleeping less than seven hours a night jumped 22 percent between 2012 and 2015. Sleep experts agree that teens need at ...
Adolescents sacrifice sleep to spend more time using gadgets, leading to sleep deprivation: StudyFirstpost
Smartphones, Screens Sabotaging Teens' SleepWebMD
Teens Are Sleep-Deprived, and Screens Are Why, Study SuggestsAmerican Council on Science and Health
News-Medical.net -Hindustan Times
all 22 news articles »


NBCNews.com

Sleep BETTER Diet: The Eating Habits of Hightly Rested People
NBCNews.com
It might seem obvious why a double espresso after dinner might disrupt your sleep that night — as might a greasy, late-night cheeseburger with French fries. The connection between a noontime salad and your slumber is somewhat less straightforward ...



The New Yorker

The Secrets of Sleep
The New Yorker
When I trained to be a doctor, some four decades ago, everyone neglected sleep. “On call” duty for hospital interns began at 6 A.M. and lasted twenty-four hours; I often kept on working until early evening the next day, after which I would stumble back ...



Taste of Country

Album Spotlight: Chris Young, 'Losing Sleep'
Taste of Country
There's more heart than break on Chris Young's new Losing Sleep album. The 10-track project is lighter than his previous efforts, with more love and sunshine than storm clouds of the heart. One counts only two true heartbreakers in "Where I Go When I ...

and more »


Derby Telegraph

Volunteers sleep rough and 'brave Storm Brian' at Spondon Asda for Derby homeless
Derby Telegraph
They spent 12 hours fighting the elements as Storm Brian brought rain and more rain to Asda in Spondon where the fundraiser took place. The brains behind the Sleep Pit – as the fundraiser is called - was 40-year-old Debbie Jones who works at the store.

and more »


Scientific American

The Secret to a Better Night's Sleep: A Sense of Purpose?
Scientific American
Despite its importance for health and well-being, many American adults find it difficult to consistently get enough sleep. Approximately 50 to 70 million Americans suffer from a sleep disorder, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention ...



Forbes

4 'Sleep Well At Night' REITs For Retirement - Forbes
Forbes
Most all retirees (and pre-retirees) are counting on the income to fund expenses or enjoy their quality of living, a dividend cut could mean be devastating.

and more »


NPR

How To Fall Asleep And Why We Need More : Shots - Health News ...
NPR
"Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain," says sleep scientist Matthew Walker. His new book is ...

and more »

Google News