Veterans, by and large, struggle with sleep, and so do their families and caregivers. Whether caused by traumatic brain injury, posttraumatic stress disorder, combat-related cases of sleep apnea, tinnitus, or other problems, they need our help. SHC remembers them this Veterans Day with recent links that specifically address the challenges of living with sleep problems after putting in one's time in military service. [...]
Besides the usual suspects coffee, tea, etc.) there are more and more food products that have been "energized" with hidden caffeine. [...]
Bet you didn't know muscles had a role in circadian rhythms... or that 4 percent of all Americans take sleeping pills or other aids to help them fall asleep. Learn more about how America (and the world) sleeps in this week's news update. [...]
Most people understand that coffee and caffeine products can cause insomnia. But look at how and why caffeine affects the human body as a whole. This can help to better understand why it causes sleeplessness. [...]
There's plenty of blame to go around for the mood swings of teenagers, but let's be fair: a lot of it isn't their fault, it's due to sleep deprivation.
Yes, we can be "born this way." In fact, if you were a night owl as a teen, you can expect your kids to be night owls, too (and the same holds true for morning larks or other chronotypes). So try not to be too hard on them! [...]