Too much sleep could be worse for health than too little

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

Sleeping more or less than 7–8 hours per night could be bad for your health, with too much sleep being worse than too little, say researchers. Both too much and too little sleep can lead to poor health. An analysis of pooled data from dozens of studies covering more than…

Metabolic risk tied to both too much and too little sleep

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

Do you often struggle because you don’t get enough sleep on a nightly basis? Or perhaps you sleep in as much as you can each day, since your schedule permits it? Neither of these is good for you, a new study suggests, and you may be at risk of metabolic…

Little kids' regular bedtimes and ability to regulate emotions may lessen obesity risk

Study finds link between routines, emotions and weight. Family structure including regular bedtimes, mealtimes and limited screen time appear to be linked to better emotional health in preschoolers, and that might lower the chances of obesity later, a new study suggests. “This study provides more…

Diabetes risk increased for men who get too much, too little sleep

On June 30, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Getting too much or too little sleep is known to have negative implications for overall health and well-being. Now, a new study has uncovered a sleep-health link that appears to apply to men only: too much or too little sleep may raise their risk of diabetes. Men who sleep too…

Caffeine has little to no benefit after 3 nights of sleep restriction

On June 15, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

New study shows caffeine is not sufficient to prevent performance decline long term. A new study found that after restricting sleep to 5 hours per night, caffeine use no longer improved alertness or performance after three nights. Results show that relative to placebo, caffeine significantly…

Goldilocks had it right: when it comes to sleep, neither too much or too little is good for you

On March 8, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Too much or too little sleep is linked with an increased risk of certain types of cardiovascular disease. Women and the elderly are particularly at risk. Sleeping less than four hours or more than eight hours a night increases the risk of dying from some types of…