It’s that time of year: Daylight Savings Time is here, and it’s time for us all to spring forward. For many, Monday will be a day when they feel exhausted. In fact, the average person sleeps 40 minutes less the night following Daylight Savings Time than on a typical night.
Do you love spring, but dread the allergies that come with the trees, flowers and grasses? You are not alone! According to the National Institutes of Health, as many as 50 million people suffer from allergic rhinitis (better known as hay fever). Allergies can be a problem at any time of year, but spring is typically the worst season.Continue reading
Let’s face it: we are socialized to believe that snoring is a “guy thing.” We joke about his snoring sounding like a chainsaw, a bear, or a freight train. He smiles impishly, or with masculine pride because it’s acceptable and...Continue reading
There’s not much about our lives and our health that sleep doesn’t affect. And that includes sex. Both men and women can face sexual problems that are linked to sleep—problems relating to sexual desire and also to sexual function. For...Continue reading
We all know the basic, 8-hour-a-night sleep prescription. That’s the number that gets tossed around a lot, as the amount of sleep we’re all supposed to be shooting for every night. Like with so much about sleep, the reality on...Continue reading