How can you boost your energy levels?

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

Do you often feel tired and wish you could be more energetic and able to take better advantage of your time? Read on for Medical News Today‘s top tips on how to feel more awake. What can you do to feel more energized during the day? Who among us hasn’t…

Automated measure of nighttime oxygen levels could speed diagnosis of sleep apnea

On August 8, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Simple, inexpensive test could help identify sleep apnea in children who snore. Computer analysis of oxygen levels in the blood during sleep could — by itself – provide an easy, relatively inexpensive and sufficiently reliable way to determine which children who snore habitually could benefit from a…

Exercise can increase levels of hunger-promoting endocannabinoids even if you are sleep-deprived

A research group at Uppsala University has investigated how levels of endocannabinoids – which target the same receptors as cannabis – are affected by short sleep duration, and whether acute exercise can modulate this effect. Chronic lack of sleep has been linked to an increased risk of…

Study finds no link between insomnia and cholesterol levels

On March 5, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Except for insomniacs who take sleeping pills. One of the questions that keep individuals suffering with insomnia awake at night is whether there is a link between insomnia and heart disease. A new study published 29 February, 2016, based on a large representative sample of the…

Long sleep and high blood copper levels go hand in hand

On September 24, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Persons sleeping less than 6 hours or more than 10 hours suffer from low-grade inflammation more often than persons sleeping 7-8 hours per night. This was observed in a University of Eastern Finland study focusing on the health and lifestyle habits among middle-aged men. “Earlier studies have…