Is Your Lack of Sleep Killing You?

Is Your Lack of Sleep Killing You?

We spend a third of our lives asleep, or at least we should do. Plenty of us don’t get that magic eight hours every night and we find ourselves stumbling on through the next day anyway. But it turns out that we can’t keep pushing ourselves like this forever....
Causal Circle of Insomnia

Causal Circle of Insomnia

You wake up in the night from a nightmare and can’t fall asleep again. So, after some twisting and turning, you go to the fridge and grab a snack. You still can’t sleep. In the morning you feel wasted, anxious and even depressed. And it is no wonder what. But what if...
Is Your Insomnia Caused By Your Quiet Neighborhood?

Is Your Insomnia Caused By Your Quiet Neighborhood?

If you’ve suffered insomnia for a while, you’ve probably been advised to avoid TV, computer screens or any other bright light an hour before going to sleep. And maybe you’ve tried to take a bath or listen to calm music or something else to relax in the last hours of...
Does Your Job Cause Insomnia?

Does Your Job Cause Insomnia?

You would think that night workers or shift workers might suffer the worst in sleep patterns. Or maybe people with lots of stress, such as doctors working in the emergency room or the police. And this may be true. However, a new study in the Journal of Sleep Research...