Short Sleep

Short Sleep

A debate about the minimum amount of sleep has been going on for a long time, both within society and the scientific community. The main concern is the effects of the shortening of sleep time. There are no studies that directly link sleep shortening (sleep...
Irregular Sleep-Wake Rhythm Disorder

Irregular Sleep-Wake Rhythm Disorder

Irregular sleep-wake rhythm disorder is a rare type of circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorder. It disrupts the normal circadian cycle with abnormal sleep patterns. The circadian cycle is any biological process that happens in 24 hours. Your body has an internal...
Heart Disease and Sleep

Heart Disease and Sleep

Sleep is vital for your energy levels, and it is essential for a healthy heart. People who are not getting enough sleep have a higher risk of cardiovascular diseases, coronary heart disease, and many other problems. Getting good sleep helps the body repair itself and...
How Does Smoking Affect Sleep?

How Does Smoking Affect Sleep?

Smoking is one of the most favored pleasures of humankind, but also one of the most disputed ones for various health risks it carries along, and apparently not without grounds. Smoking accounts for 87 percent of lung cancer deaths, a third of all cancer deaths, and...
Safe-Sleeping Guide for Parents and Childcare Providers

Safe-Sleeping Guide for Parents and Childcare Providers

In order for your infant to develop healthily, you need to provide a safe sleep environment for him or her, as well as for yourself as parents or guardians. A safe and healthy environment reduces the risk of Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). In this article, you...