Posts Tagged ‘sleep study’

Senior Sleep Problems Linked To Loss Of Brain Cells

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
A new study suggests that sleep problems in seniors and the elderly may be linked to the loss of brain cells. Results of the said study were published in the August 20 edition of the journal Brain. The researchers analyzed the data collected from the Rush Memory and Aging Project, a study with around 1,000 participants aged 65 and up and were followed up until their death. At this point, the deceased participant

You Can Trick Your Brain Into Sleeping Better

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
Sleep is an important part of our daily function. It allows our body to recharge and repair itself. That is why when we think that we did not get enough zzz’s, we tend to feel tired and sluggish. But a recent study suggests that we can “trick” our brain that we had a good night’s sleep. According to researchers from the Colorado College, it is possible to trick the brain into believing that

Study Indicates Sleep Helps Remove Toxins From The Brain

Monday, November 18th, 2013
A recent study indicates that sleep does not only help put the body to rest in aid of restoring major body functions. It can also help cleanse the mind. That is because researchers have discovered that the space between brain cells increase during sleep. This allows the brain to flush out the toxins it has accumulated during its waking hours. The recent discovery may give sleep another role in protecting a person&#

Study Suggests Acid Reflux May Be Disrupting Sleep

Thursday, July 8th, 2010
A small study suggests that chronic acid reflux may be causing people to lose up on their sleep even when it doesn’t lead to heartburn symptoms. The small study was undertaken by researchers from the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System based in Tucson. The study involved 39 adult patients suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD and nine adults without the said disease. The participants were