Memo to students: enjoy the extra sleep now. The school year begins in just a matter of weeks. Minneapolis schools are back in session on August 26. A lack of sleep affects kids significantly.
Now that it’s summer and many of us are taking some vacation time, you’d think we’d be sleeping better. However, the summer months tend to make it even harder for us to get a good night’s rest — and it’s because of what we tend to do in the evenings.
Sleep is a hot topic these days and we’re finding out how much Americans are not getting. Honestly, how much sleep do you get a night? Missing out on those precious hours can take a toll on your productivity and your health.
Experts say 40 percent of Americans snore when they sleep. Then there are those of us who have to sleep next to a snorer. And those of us who are in denial. I was convinced my wife Amelia was imagining it, so I went to a sleep clinic to find the truth.
Daylight saving time is this weekend, and we’ll move our clocks forward an hour. While it’s nice to have an extra daylight at the end of the day, this time change can feel like jet lag.
Lack of sleep can negatively affect your concentration and health. Adults should get seven to eight hours of sleep every night.
Few things feel as good as a full night’s sleep. But even if you tuck yourself in with eight hours ahead of you before the alarm goes off, there are no guarantees that you’ll feel rested the next day.
Many of us swear by it — that last burst of sleep you can only get by hitting the snooze button.
We begin with Jacob, from Rockville, who asked a simple but wise question: Do fish sleep?
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We hear a lot about the importance of getting enough sleep, but for school children, it’s even more critical. Research has shown that kids who suffer from sleep deprivation tend to struggle in class.
It’s the little things that can count the most, and there are things you can start doing right now to change your health.
These days we’re never too far away from our cell phones and computers, and while technology may help you be more productive at work, it can have an opposite effect on your sleep.
Are you not getting enough sleep and looking for something other than pills to help you get some rest at night? Experts say instead of sleep aids, try snacking on some healthy foods before bed that promote a deep sleep.
Doctors often tell us to get more sleep, and now there’s another good reason to heed their advice. A new study shows that getting too little sleep can put older and middle aged people at risk for stroke.
A driver is OK after falling asleep behind the wheel and crashing the vehicle.
An autopsy should help determine why a northeastern Minnesota track standout died in his sleep.
Sleep apnea is much more than losing a good night’s sleep. A new study details why the disorder can be so hard on a person’s heart.
Two-thirds of adults say their partners snore. It can be a pain in the neck for the partner as well as the snorer. So, is this a life sentence for both of or is there hope for silencing snoring?
Some of the top sleep experts in the country are in the Twin Cities this week to share studies and advice.
A Minnesota doctor says he’s not surprised to hear of air traffic controllers falling asleep at work. He says the United States has become a “24-hour society,” and that some important jobs involving public safety are often done by workers that are sleep deprived.
We expect sleep to be restorative, to heal our body and rejuvenate, but the way you sleep can actually cause wrinkles. So, what position should we sleep in to look our best?
What time do you wake up in the morning? Are you an early bird or a late riser?
When you were young, what did you want to be when you grew up? Did you get there, and, if not, how close did you end up to them? Plus, it’s the first night of […]