Sleeping less than six hours a night is really bad for you. How bad? As bad as binge drinking, a new study finds. According to National Sleep Foundation, Sleep deprivation is known to cause short-term harm, such as a low attention span and an inability to focus. But the new study from the health company […]

If you’re one of the 108 million Americans who suffer from insomnia, put away your sleeping pills because according to CNN, Rush University clinical psychologist Kelly Baron says, “There has been more and more research in the last decade showing exercise can reduce insomnia. In one study I did, for example, older women suffering from […]

Girls need it. Boys need it. Whites, Blacks and Mexicans need it. Even thugs and Republicans need it. No matter who you are, we all need a good night’s sleep. But most of us don’t get it. Whether its hard to go to sleep, or you wake up a million times, or you get up […]

According to The American Academy of Pediatrics, in a new statement, Babies should sleep in the same room as their parents, but in their own crib or bassinet, for the first year of their lives in order to reduce the risk of sleep-related deaths, including from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).  The statement repeated the recommendation […]

According to Men’s Health, A new study, caffeine loses its effectiveness when you are continually short on sleep. Researchers aren’t totally sure why the effects of caffeine are stunted after you’re short on sleep for a few days but they think it may have something to do with how caffeine works. When caffeine binds to […]

If you wake up in the middle of the night you’re not alone. And now an expert is saying this may happen because our body clocks are more suited to two chunks of sleep rather than one long period. According to The Daily Mail, Dr. Melinda Jackson, a psychologist specializing in sleep disorders at RMIT […]

Federal researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday (February 18th) that, More than one-third of Americans aren’t getting enough sleep, which puts them at risk for conditions like obesity, diabetes and heart disease. The CDC experts looked at health surveys for 400,000 Americans and found that only 65 percent said they […]

Lots of stressful situations can cause one to lose sleep, and a new study reveals social media may actually cause sleeping issues. According The Daily Mail, Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine questioned 1,788 U.S. adults ages 19 to 32 about their social media use and sleeping patterns. On average, participants spent […]

Dr. Jen is board-certified family physician and Assistant Professor at Rowan University. She frequently appears as a health expert on The Dr. Oz Show, CBS…

This is what happens when you don't take your behind to bed!

You know what?  Beauty sleep dose exist!  According to The Daily Mail, Researchers have discovered that just one night of partial sleep disturbance can be enough to make you look pretty bad, and may even be enough to increase your risk of developing disease. UCLA researchers had 29 adult participants experience partial sleep deprivation for […]