Insomnia Could Be Good, Studies Suggest

Insomnia Could Be Good, Studies Suggest

Eating plenty of vegetables, drinking tons of water, and getting 8 hours of sleep have always been touted as the keys to good health. Making healthy lifestyle choices are important in extending life expectancy and lowering mortality rates. Sleep has the ability to take a toll on the health of individuals. Insomnia, which is defined […]

Insomnia Hurts Heart

Insomnia Hurts Heart

Waking every three hours, tossing and turning, and being chronically tired are more common than most people think. In fact, more than one-third of American adults do not get enough sleep. Their insomnia not only hurts their productivity,  it also hurts their heart and can increase their risk of stroke, particularly for young adults. A […]

Insomnia On-Switch

Insomnia On-Switch

Insomnia is a sleep disturbance affecting 15 percent of Americans. Sleep deprivation is associated with a lack of concentration and memory loss, and Dr. Rachel E. Salas at Johns Hopkins University decided to prove her theory that people who routinely suffered from insomnia would not perform as well on a motor task that required the […]