How your internal body clock affects sleep quality each night

Sleep. It’s one of the body’s most natural processes, yet so many of us struggle with the simple act of nodding off. We already have plenty of evidence that sleep is linked to improved mood, cognitive and physical performance and a healthy immune system. And while much of the focus has been on whether people are getting enough, a new […]

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Link between sleep apnea and increased risk of dementia

A new study by Monash University has found that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been linked to an increased risk of dementia. The study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, and led by Dr Melinda Jackson from the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, found that severe OSA is linked to an increase in a protein, called beta-amyloid, […]

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Study finds that sleep restriction amplifies anger

Feeling angry these days? New research suggests that a good night of sleep may be just what you need. This program of research comprised an analysis of diaries and lab experiments. The researchers analyzed daily diary entries from 202 college students, who tracked their sleep, daily stressors, and anger over one month. Preliminary results show that individuals reported experiencing more […]

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Restless sleep increases the risk of atherosclerosis – Naturopathy naturopathy specialist portal

Poor sleep increases the risk for heart disease Restless sleep and clogged arteries both of which are complaints increase with advancing age. As atherosclerosis is known accumulations of Plaque in the arteries have to do behavior, at first glance, nothing to do with our sleep. A recent study found a connection between poor sleep and vascular calcification. Researchers at the […]

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