Why do people feel tired after eating?

On October 19, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Many people feel sleepy after eating. This can be a natural result of digestion patterns and sleep cycles. Some types of foods and the timing of meals can also make people feel especially tired after a meal. A decrease in energy levels after eating is called postprandial somnolence. Researchers have…

Why you feel tired all the time

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

Do you often ask yourself, “Why am I so tired all the time?” If so, this article may be the perfect read for you; we have compiled a list of some of the most common reasons for tiredness and what you can do to bounce back into action. There are…

Tired teens 4.5 times more likely to commit crimes as adults

On February 27, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Teenagers who self-report feeling drowsy mid-afternoon also tend to exhibit more anti-social behavior such as lying, cheating, stealing and fighting. Now, research from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of York, in the United Kingdom, shows that those same teens are 4.5 times more likely to commit violent…

No blue light, please, I'm tired – light color determines sleepiness versus arousal in mice

On August 16, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Light affects sleep. A study in mice published in Open Access journal PLOS Biology shows that the actual color of light matters; blue light keeps mice awake longer while green light puts them to sleep easily. An accompanying Primer provides accessible context information and discusses open questions and potential…

Young drivers don't see dangers of driving tired: QUT study

On October 17, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Drivers are more likely to get behind the wheel drowsy than drunk despite it being just as dangerous, and the worst offenders are those under 30, a QUT study has found. The research undertaken by QUT’s Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety – Queensland (CARRS-Q) will be presented…