Tag Archives: sleep

Too Much Exercise Affects Sleep, Says Study on Cyclists

Too much of exercise may affect sleep patterns and also makes you moody and reluctant to exercise in future, says a new study on 13 cyclists conducted by researchers of Loughborough University in the UK. After monitoring the athletes’ moods, sleep patterns and performance before, during and after exercise, researchers discovered that even 9 days of rigorous exercise can cause ...

Read More »

Top 6 Mantras to Keep Diabetes Far Away From You

diabetes

Are you sure that your blood sugar is in control? There are about 8.1 million diabetes cases which go undiagnosed every year. Joy Bauer, a nutrition expert, has suggested to start with incorporating some of the simple lifestyle changes, like monitoring blood glucose levels, taking medication as directed by doctors, maintaining a healthy weight, aiming for at least 30 minutes ...

Read More »

Sleeping in Afternoon Brings Down Blood Pressure but Beware of Diabetes Risk

Sleeping in the afternoons or taking a nap after lunch helps reduce blood pressure and beneficial to keep cardiovascular diseases under control, said a new study by Greek scientists. In a paper presented at the European Society of Cardiology conference in London, the new data supported afternoon naps for people to control blood pressure and live a healthy life. Dr ...

Read More »

Try These Steps to Have the Perfect Sound Sleep

Career expectations, work stress, late night parties. In short, the modern lifestyle that has a direct impact on your sleep pattern often leaves you insomniac or close to it, these days. Lack of sleep not only affects your biological clock, but also puts you at higher risk of obesity, diabetes and heart problems. Additionally, it caters to the disability to ...

Read More »

Guide to Fight Jet Lag, What to Do And What Not

Travelling is an exciting hobby and invokes a refreshing feeling.  Visiting to different places and exploring their cultures is a fascinating venture to dive into. Nevertheless, the journey quite often takes a toll on the traveller(s). This “toll” is none other than jet lag. Jet lag which in medical terms is known as “desynchronosis” is a situation when an individual ...

Read More »

Adults Need 7 Hours of Sleep Daily: Study

Adults need a minimum of seven hours of sleep each night, preferably more, says a new Stanford study, setting aside the debate that varied on this issue. In their paper published in the journal SLEEP, 15 sleep experts reached a consensus as per the requirements of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society. One of the panelists, ...

Read More »