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Saturday, December 05, 2020

Poor sleep


Nutritionist suggests foods you should not eat before going to bed

November 05, 2020 7:10 pm

Some foods, if consumed too close to bedtime, can really hold you back from getting a good night's sleep, says Pooja Banga, nutritionist and director, Cultivating Health

A new day for night owls: maybe your sleep problem isn’t a problem

January 24, 2020 11:29 am

According to a much-publicized study of chronotypes published this year, night owls may die earlier than morning people. Another study, in the Journal of Psychiatric Research, found those night owls are 6 per cent more likely to suffer depression than people who slept conventional hours.

Women with type 2 diabetes may face more sleep issues: study

August 25, 2019 3:46 pm

As per the study, women with diabetes may also face more severe sleep troubles during menopause than peers without diabetes.

NASA's eye-movement test to detect sleep loss

August 10, 2019 10:48 am

The study, published in The Journal of Physiology, shows that a range of eye-movement tests provide a reliable biomarker of individual acute sleep loss.

A bad night's sleep may up your blood pressure level: Study

June 05, 2019 1:38 pm

Blood pressure is one of the best predictors of cardiovascular health. These latest findings may be an important piece of the puzzle when it comes to understanding the pathway through which sleep impacts overall cardiovascular health.

Struggling to get out of the bed in the morning? You might have Dysania

October 28, 2018 3:51 pm

Dysania is also called Clinomania where the Greek word clino means bed and mania means addiction which makes the literal meaning of the disorder to be 'addiction of bed'.

Regular bedtime may boost your heart, metabolic health: study

September 21, 2018 6:29 pm

People with irregularity in sleeping pattern were also more likely to report depression and stress than regular sleepers, suggests the study, published in the journal Scientific Report.

Have a good night's sleep: Shower tips for people who keep tossing and turning in bed

September 15, 2018 2:59 pm

While a morning shower can really wake you up and prepare you to get by the day, the trick to get an undisturbed sleep lies in taking a warm shower before you turn in for the night.

Mild sleep problems may up blood pressure in women

June 28, 2018 4:02 pm

A new study states that women with mild sleeping problems such as those who have trouble falling asleep can have high blood pressure. Even those women who sleep for about seven to nine hours are more likely to have elevated blood pressure.

Buy your first mattress in easy steps

June 26, 2018 3:29 pm

Picking the right mattress is necessary as one that is incompatible can cause health and sleep related issues. Experts suggest steps to zero in on the perfect one for you. These include identifying one's need and sticking to a budget among others.