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How long does a cup of coffee keep you awake?

On May 13, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,, , With No Comments

Caffeine is a familiar drug that stimulates the nervous system. When it enters the body, caffeine raises the heart rate and blood pressure, increasing energy levels and improving the mood. Caffeine acts quickly, and many people notice the effects within minutes. They last until the body fully metabolizes the drug….

Why do I wake up gasping for air?

On May 9, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By , , With No Comments

While waking up gasping for air is not uncommon, it can be extremely frightening. Some causes, such as post-nasal drip, are easily treated. Others may require medical attention and a long-term treatment plan. In this article, we describe why a person may wake up gasping for air, tools and medicines…

How does alcohol affect your sleep?

On May 7, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,, , With No Comments

A new study assesses the effect of alcohol consumption on the restorative quality of sleep. The findings might make you want to change your drinking — and implicitly, your sleeping — habits. That extra glass of wine could make your sleep less restful and regenerative. The negative health consequences of…

Quiet rest after learning helps us to remember the fine details

On May 6, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Most of us know that without sleep, we are unable to create new memories. But is simply resting — without falling into the dreamy state — for only 10 minutes after learning something enough for us to memorize it in fine detail? Recent research suggests so. Struggling to remember the…

How do you stop hunger pains?

On May 5, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,, , With No Comments

Hunger pangs, or hunger pains, are a natural reaction to an empty stomach. They cause a gnawing feeling or an empty sensation in the abdomen. But hunger pangs can happen even if the body does not need food. Several other situations and conditions can lead to hunger pangs, including: Read…

Five weird things you might do in your sleep

On May 4, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Have you ever woken up in the morning to the sight of a disgruntled partner, upset that you gave them a long speech in your sleep? This is one example of the many strange things we can do while we’re supposed to be oblivious to the world. Read on for…

Vitamin B-6 could help us to recall dreams

On May 1, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Are you struggling to remember the finer details of that strange dream you had last night? Well, new research suggests that a dose of vitamin B-6 could help. Researchers suggest that vitamin B-6 supplements could boost dream recall. Researchers found that adults who took vitamin B-6 supplements each night before…

Is it possible to keep alert at night safely?

On May 1, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Staying awake at work can be difficult at times, especially when working late or doing tedious tasks. Feeling tired at work is common, but it could harm productivity and performance. Many people drink another cup of coffee with lunch to help stay awake at work. This works well for some…

What is the cause of drooling?

On April 26, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By , , With No Comments

Drooling is expected in babies, who do not yet have full control over their mouths or swallowing muscles. But drooling is often embarrassing for children and adults. Many people may avoid discussing this symptom. Drooling can occur for many reasons. Most people drool every once in a while. It is…

Want better sleep? Leave your work at the office

On April 24, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

It will come as no surprise that taking your work home with you ups your stress levels and impacts sleep quality. But here’s the catch: “work” isn’t just about what you do in the office. It’s also about other work-related “baggage,” such as experiencing rudeness, which may prove extra difficult…