Sleep Deprivation and Mindfulness Meditation

Sleep Deprivation and Mindfulness Meditation

A new study from the University of Southern California suggests that mindfulness meditation can improve sleep quality for older adults with sleep deprivation, including trouble falling or staying asleep. The researchers found that the mindfulness group showed significant improvement in the quality of their sleep. Sleep deprivation can lower a body’s defenses. This may cause weight gain and mood […]

Sleep Deprivation and Youth

Sleep Deprivation and Youth

Sleep deprivation is a common health concern among youth. Today’s technology has provided television screens, computer screens, cellular phone screens, and gaming screens of all sizes. The amount of time teens spend in front of these varieties of screens affects their sleep quality and patterns. A study evaluating the relationship between screen – time and […]