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Jet lag is especially problematic following transcontinental travel [...]
Actors cry foul on overworking producers and directors who seem to encourage drowsy driving; Mexico is sleepless; can this pillow really prevent you from snoring?; women who work night shift suffer from sleep problems; and more about how America (and the world) sleeps. [...]
Only pilots, flight attendants, and regular cross-continental flyers (military, businesspeople) can claim jet lag as a sleep disorder. Otherwise, it is experienced as a temporary and self-limiting rhythmic disruption. [...]
Poor sleep can lead to real health problems that truly are "all in your head." [...]
Dementia can be aggravated by poor sleep, and dementia symptoms can disrupt sleep.
Neuroscience has opened wide the doors to research about circadian rhythms as they relate to sleep health and more. [...]
Light therapy can be useful for treating many of the more common circadian rhythm disorders. [...]