Don’t feel so bad if you’re an older adult and you’ve just had a rough night with little sleep. According to this news report, a study at the Clinical Research Centre of the University of Surrey showed healthy seniors need less sleep than younger adults, and are less likely to be affected by not getting [...]
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Here’s a case of too much sleep; not lack of sleep. Here’s a sleeping disorder that got into the news recently – Kleine-Levin Syndrome (KLS). Perhaps the fairy tales of Sleeping Beauty and Rip Van Winkle had their origins here? There’s this girl that can’t help herself from sleeping long stretches, sometimes stretching for up [...]
Are you constantly waking up early? Short sleepers are people who often sleep only a few hours a night, wake up early, and then cannot sleep anymore. If so, it may be in your genes. If you find that you just have this problem no matter what you do, the reason may be genetic, at [...]
One of my pop idols back in my childhood days was Michael Jackson. Yes he was weird, but to me, he is still the King of Pop. I admire the guy for his music, message, dancing, and superb entertaining skills. But of course, the media just could not stop hounding him for years, and years. [...]
Here’s just another reason why you should get enough sleep. According to the findings of scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Germany, adequate sleep increases the function of the immune system substantially, as opposed to getting by on less sleep. At least, this applies for mammals (and we are mammals too).