Improve your sleep quality within 1 week by quitting this harmful habit

(Natural News) One in three Americans have trouble sleeping, but a recent study has revealed that avoiding one habit can help improve it. European researchers found that avoiding the use of gadgets, like phones, tablets, and computers, is key to getting better sleep. Previous research has shown that exposure to blue light – the kind of...
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This study examined the effects of three consecutive nights of both sleep extension (SE) and sleep restriction (SR) on endurance cycling performance. Methods Endurance cyclists/triathletes (n = 9) completed a counterbalanced crossover experiment with three conditions: SR, normal sleep (NS), and SE. Each condition comprised seven days/nights of data collection (−2, −1, D1, D2, D3, D4, and +1). Sleep was monitored using actigraphy throughout. Participants completed testing sessions on days D1–D4 that included an endurance time-trial (TT), mood, and psychomotor vigilance assessment. Perceived exertion (RP...
Source: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise - Category: Sports Medicine Tags: APPLIED SCIENCES Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 13 November 2019Source: Respiratory Physiology &NeurobiologyAuthor(s): Estelle B. Gauda, Gabrielle L. McLemoreABSTRACTInfants who are born premature can have persistent apnea beyond term gestation, reemergence of apnea associated with inflammation during infancy, increased risk of sudden unexplained death, and sleep disorder breathing during infancy and childhood. The autonomic nervous system, particularly the central neural networks that control breathing and peripheral and central chemoreceptors and mechanoreceptors that modulate the activity of the central respiratory network, are ...
Source: Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
This cross-sectional pilot study evaluated associations between religion/spirituality, forgiveness, sleep, and health, which were all highly correlated for adult women living in a homeless mission. While causation cannot be determined, these findings help to provide a theoretical framework for studies with stronger designs, prospective measurements, and larger sample sizes.
Source: Holistic Nursing Practice - Category: Nursing Tags: FEATURES Source Type: research
Condition:   Sleep Disturbance Interventions:   Behavioral: Targeted Approaches for Promoting Adolescent Sleep (TAPAS);   Behavioral: Sleep Monitoring Only Sponsors:   University of Pittsburgh;   Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Sleep Apnea Syndromes;   Cerebral Infarction Interventions:   Drug: Trazodone;   Drug: Placebo oral tablet Sponsor:   Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
ConclusionThe effect of acupuncture on pain combine night splinting has a better effect on pain in the treatment of CTS than that of the only splinting.
Source: Integrative Medicine Research - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 November 2019Source: EXPLOREAuthor(s): Wendy Menigoz, Tracy T. Latz, Robin A. Ely, Cimone Kamei, Gregory Melvin, Drew SinatraAbstractEarthing (also known as grounding) refers to the discovery that bodily contact with the Earth's natural electric charge stabilizes the physiology at the deepest levels, reduces inflammation, pain, and stress, improves blood flow, energy, and sleep, and generates greater well-being. Such effects are profound, systemic, and foundational, and often develop rapidly. Earthing is as simple as routinely walking barefoot outdoors and/or using inexpensive groundin...
Source: EXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
The phrase “sacred masculine” can evoke images of patriarchal religiosity.  But it has a different meaning for today’s guest. For Miguel Dean, the sacred masculine is an ideal, embodied by a man who accepts all of his emotions, understands the connectedness of humanity, and is devoted to helping others. Join us as Miguel explains how the sacred masculine is increasingly being recognized as a new model of masculinity to replace the old ideas of what it meant to be a man. This new man embraces all of his humanity and recognizes that part of this is the courage to feel, express and honor the full spect...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Ethics & Morality General Inspiration & Hope Interview LifeHelper Men's Issues Podcast Relationships Self-Help Spirituality The Psych Central Show Source Type: blogs
Authors: Damaskos C, Garmpis N, Kollia P, Mitsiopoulos G, Barlampa D, Drosos A, Patsouras A, Gravvanis N, Antoniou V, Litos A, Diamantis E Abstract The globalization of the Western lifestyle has resulted in a dramatic increase of diabetes mellitus, a complex, multifactorial disease. Diabetes mellitus is a condition often associated with disorders of the cardiovascular system. It is well established that three quarters of diabetics, aged over 40, will die from cardiovascular disease and are more likely than non-diabetics to die from their first cardiovascular event. Therefore, risk stratification is necessary to ind...
Source: Current Cardiology Reviews - Category: Cardiology Tags: Curr Cardiol Rev Source Type: research
Previous research examining the relationship between screen time (ST) and psychological health outcomes have primarily focused on one type of ST (i.e., television), while little research has considered other t...
Source: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity - Category: Nutrition Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
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