The inability to regularly enjoy a good night’s sleep can impact not only your emotional well-being, but your physical health as well. Sleeping too few hours, too many hours, irregular hours, going to sleep too late or too early, or having your sleep frequently interrupted night after night opens the
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Although there is still no cure for dementia, our growing knowledge of the factors involved in its development have demonstrated that the lifestyle choices we make help to reduce our personal risk. Furthermore, you don’t have to be in your twenties for those changes to have an impact. A groundbreaking
More Sleep May Help Reduce Alzheimer’s Disease Risk
Older adults who experience excessive daytime sleepiness are three times more likely than their peers who don’t report being sleepy during the day to have brain deposits of beta amyloid, a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), according to a recent study published in
You know what happens when you don’t sleep well: You feel sluggish in the daytime, and your concentration suffers. Poor or insufficient sleep has been linked to other problems, too, such as declined immune function and an increased risk of diabetes and high blood pressure. In your struggle to find
Do you almost always run on too little sleep? Do you have sleep problems or a sleep disorder? If so, your brain may be taking a toll: lack of sleep side effects include brain damage and problems with cognitive function.
There’s no shortage of drinks, foods, and supplements promising a quick burst of energy. Problem is most give you a jolt and follow with an energy crash. An occasional extra cup of coffee may not be harmful, but if you’re constantly reaching for a sudden energy boost, it’s time to
Lavender is believed to have an exotic history dating back as far as 2,500 years. The ancient Greeks commonly referred to lavender as Nard, after the Syrian city of Naarda. The Romans used lavender—much like we do today—as a pleasing aroma for linens, soaps, and shampoos. In fact, the name
About 60,000 people are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) each year; most are over age 60, and men are twice as likely to have it as women. Early Parkinson’s disease symptoms are subtle, occur gradually, and may go unnoticed for some time. As the disease progresses, however, the shaking, or
Even If You’re Healthy, You Can Still Have a Heart Attack: Symptoms of Heart Disease You Can’t Ignore
Do you live a healthy lifestyle by following a whole grain diet? Unfortunately, despite your actions to thwart a heart attack, your diet may do more harm than good. Learn why.
Day after day, you find yourself struggling to overcome exhaustion, find energy, maintain a steady effort at work, maybe even to stay awake. If you can relate, then you may be battling what’s known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).
What exactly is CFS? It’s debilitating disorder involving unyielding fatigue that doesn’t