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ATsai

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I am the Web Producer for HealthCentral's Allergy, Asthma, Cold & Flu, COPD, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Skin Care, Skin Cancer and Sleep Disorders sites.

How Sleep Affects Job Performance: A HealthCentral Explainer

The quality of our sleep pervades so many parts of our lives, but one of the most important is our work performance. Not only do we need to get enough sleep to function during the day, but we need to be alert and able to perform complicated mental and physical tasks.   Here are ways sleep and other variables may affect our work... Read moreChevron
Martin Reed

Could Your Insomnia Actually Be Sleep Apnea?

If your partner tells you that you snore loudly and you deal with excessive daytime sleepiness, you may have sleep apnea.   Sleep apnea is a disorder in which breathing stops and starts throughout sleep. In addition to loud snoring that disturbs others and daytime sleepiness, the most common symptoms and signs of sleep apnea... Read moreChevron
posted 08/04/2014, comments (0)|
ATsai

ATsai, Editor

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I am the Web Producer for HealthCentral's Allergy, Asthma, Cold & Flu, COPD, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Skin Care, Skin Cancer and Sleep Disorders sites.

Sleep Deprivation and Your Environment

Recent research has provided more evidence that of how our environment affects how we sleep and how that sleep deprivation can affect us. Stress, newborns and even the moon may have an effect on our slumber. In addition, research has also found that psychedelic drugs put our brain in a dream-like state and may be able alleviate symptoms of... Read moreChevron
Martin Reed

How to Reduce the Symptoms of Insomnia and Depression

Insomnia and depression often go hand-in-hand. Going without sleep for prolonged periods of time can lead to depression. A person experiencing clinical depression may be unable to fall asleep and/or stay asleep. Whichever comes first, insomnia or depression, one can exacerbate the other. Likewise, improvement in one area generally will bring out... Read moreChevron
posted 07/10/2014, comments (0)|
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The Art of Napping (INFOGRAPHIC)

It may surprise you that humans are the only mammals to limit sleep to one period of time per day. That said, most of us would benefit from grabbing a nap during the day. Here are some tips to mastering the art of napping and getting the most out of your afternoon siesta.   click to enlarge

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