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According to a new study, sleeping naked is something that should not be confined to a warm evening. It turns out that it has a range of health boosting benefits that range from increasing male virility to reducing stress. Leaving that ‘extra baggage’ it seems can just make life a bit easier.
Struggling to get some good night sleep? Think it is something with your mind that is keeping you up? According to a latest study, your sleep deprivation may not have anything to do with your brain, but a switch outside the brain, monitoring which can bring your much needed sleep back.
Sleep is hot right now. Arianna Huffington recently wrapped up a nationwide tour that aimed to teach college students how to get more rest, and The Atlantic published an entire guide to sleeping better earlier this year.
Every year, tens of millions of Americans toss and turn with chronic sleep disorders. But diagnosis isn’t easy: It usually means sleeping in a lab entangled in gadgets that track breathing, heart rate, movement, and brain activity, followed by expert analysis of the data.
It may seem to you like time sleeping is time lost. To our brains, though, sleep is not only productive, but vital. Sleeping provides the chance for our brains to do some chemical house cleaning, which helps us feel rested, awake, and a lot less grumpy the next day.
If you regularly sleep less than six hours it could cause the same damage as alcohol abuse. Sleep deprivation can lead to an increased risk of obesity, depression, heart attacks and strokes. People flying back from holiday greeted by smashed up cars However, the new research suggests it may also have a debilitating impact on the brain.
I’ve written before about how millennials are changing the workplace in terms of technology use, cultural attitudes, and even the distribution of the workforce. But there’s a subtle way millennials could be reshaping the workplace, and it might be beneficial for everyone: it’s all in how they sleep.
Most of us know we are supposed to get enough sleep, but not many are aware that when or what time we sleep also matters. Sleeping late can have specific, negative consequences. “That’s because from 11pm-3am, we have more of NREM (non-rapid eye movement) sleep and this is essential for the restoration and healing of our organs.
If you ever have to travel a long distance – say, Washington, D.C. to Atlanta, Detroit to Chicago, San Francisco to Los Angeles – you might be stuck with only bad options: a flight from an airport with chronic delays that’s hard to get to, or an Amtrak that costs three times as much as a flight.