Category Archives: sleep

US Spends More in Health Care Costs, But Not Healthier

Politico reported about a month ago that while the US spends a lot more on health care per person than any other industrialized country, we are not significantly healthier. According to the article, health care costs in the US are … Continue reading

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How to Deal with Sleep Problems in Teens

Have you seen the report Adolescent Sleep Needs and Patterns from the National Sleep Foundation? The National Institutes for Health (NIH) determined that teens and young adults are a high risk for problem sleepiness. In other words, a large percentage … Continue reading

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Does Lack of Sleep Affect Your Ability to Lose Weight?

Does lack of sleep affect your ability to lose weight? It appears that the answer is yes, it does. I found one study on PubMed that shows that sleep deprivation does reduce your ability to lose weight, even when you … Continue reading

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Do You Have Trouble Sleeping?

It is amazing how many different problems people can have with sleeping.  Some people have trouble getting to sleep, some are light sleepers, some wake up several times during the night, and some thrash while they sleep.  Then there are … Continue reading

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