Sleep deprivation can lead to a number of side effects. It can affect your appetite, including a desire for high-calorie foods that could result in weight gain. There are other effects, but before discussing these can you survive without sleeping? How long can we stay awake before suffering physical and mental issues? Here we shall discuss how long it is possible to stay … [Read more...] about Can You Survive Without Sleeping? How Long Can We Stay Awake?
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How Many Hours a Day Do Dogs Sleep? How Much do They Need?
Good question: how many hours a day do dogs sleep? Some people think their dogs sleep all day, and others think they are eternally awake! Much depends on the breed, so how much do they need? How much sleep does a dog need in order to be alert and active during their non-sleeping hours? Dogs doze a lot for relatively short periods, unlike human beings … [Read more...] about How Many Hours a Day Do Dogs Sleep? How Much do They Need?
How to Overcome the Fear of Going to Sleep (Somniphobia)
Most people enjoy going to bed, cuddling up with a book to read or watching a movie before drifting off into dreamland. However, for some people, even the thought of going to sleep is terrifying. They are afraid they may never wake up again, that they may have nightmares or that something awful might happen once they have lost control of their body. This is known as … [Read more...] about How to Overcome the Fear of Going to Sleep (Somniphobia)
Why It’s a Bad Idea to Fall Asleep On a Couch
There are many reasons why it's a bad idea to fall asleep on a couch. A simple one to understand is that a couch or sofa is designed for sitting on, not for sleeping on! Mattresses are designed specifically for sleeping on, and many are designed or recommended particularly for people who sleep in specific positions: on their side, back or stomach. If you sleep on a … [Read more...] about Why It’s a Bad Idea to Fall Asleep On a Couch
Sleep Disorders Statistics And What You Need to Know
Sleep disorders disrupt an individual’s everyday life to a major extent, and healthcare burdens in countries across the globe have been indicating a rapid spike as poor sleep quality and loss of sleep continues to result in a rising number of sleep-related or associated conditions and chronic diseases. Some of the common conditions associated with sleep-related issues … [Read more...] about Sleep Disorders Statistics And What You Need to Know
Quick Tips on How to Fall Asleep Fast
Some people can fall asleep fast while others struggle to get a good night’s sleep. A lack of sleep can result in poor work and accidents. The average adult between the ages of 18 and 64 needs between seven and nine hours of sleep each night, according to National Sleep Foundation guidelines published in 2015. You may be aware of some things you can do to help you fall … [Read more...] about Quick Tips on How to Fall Asleep Fast
Finding the Best Bedroom Colors for Sleep
The best and worse colors for sleep can be established by applying psychology and the effect of color on the brain. The colors in your bedroom have a significant influence on how you sleep and how well you sleep. It’s not all just down to your mattress and pillow! The color of your bedroom walls, ceiling, bedding, and flooring all influence your quality of sleep. You can … [Read more...] about Finding the Best Bedroom Colors for Sleep