Sport helps women ward off midlife sleep disturbances

Source: Medwire News.com By Lucy Piper Date: 30 September 2013Women can protect against midlife sleep disturbances by regularly exercising, findings from the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN) Sleep study show. Consistently high levels of recreational activity or sports significantly improved sleep quality and increased sleep continuity, efficiency, and depth, the researchers report. And the benefits gained increased
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The myth of the eight-hour sleep

Source: BBC World Service By Stephanie Hegarty February 22nd, 2012 We often worry about lying awake in the middle of the night – but it could be good for you. A growing body of evidence from both science and history suggests that the eight-hour sleep may be unnatural. In the early 1990s, psychiatrist Thomas Wehr conducted an experiment in which
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Poor sleep can leave romantic partners feeling unappreciated

Source: UC Berkley News Centre, byYasmin Anwar, Media Relations | January 19, 2013 Spouses and other romantic partners often complain about feeling unappreciated, and a new study from UC Berkeley suggests poor sleep may play a hidden role. A study looking into how sleep habits impact gratitude found that sleep deprivation can leave couples “too tired to say thanks” and
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