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Catching up on sleep at weekends may aggravate period pain

A lie in can have consequencesAdam Kuylenstierna/EyeEm/Getty By Alice Klein Sleeping in on weekends may cause period pain by disrupting normal reproductive cycles, a study in female university students suggests. We already know that female shift-workers are more prone to irregular menstrual cycles, difficulties falling pregnant and miscarriages, possibly because their irregular schedules affect the… Read More »

Understanding The Link Between Sleep And Anxiety, And Other Findings From The Neuroscience Of Sleep

Getty royalty freeGetty Research findings suggesting that sleep loss and anxiety are closely linked were among those presented at Neuroscience 2018, this year’s annual conference of the Society for Neuroscience held in San Diego, California. The news isn’t all dire, however – this year’s event offered some science-based encouragement along with causes for concern. Neuroscience continues… Read More »

5 Eye Rituals For Good Sleep

Current guidelines recommend sleeping for seven to nine hours every single night, both to increase energy levels and to lower the risk of obesity, hypertension, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and depression. Factors like the foods you eat, your bedroom environment and your general lifestyle habits can keep you from following a healthy pattern of… Read More »