Less Than Six Hours of Sleep Could Cause Same Damage as Alcohol Abuse

If you got less than six hours sleep last night we have some bad news

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.

Sleep & Sports: Football’s Secret Sports Science, The Power of Sleep

Football’s Secret Sports Science: The Power of Sleep

Sleep could be the next frontier of sport science, with Europe’s top-flight teams turning to experts to recharge their multimillion-pound assets and gain a competitive advantage on the field. As reported by Mark Bailey of the teams such as Manchester United, Chelsea and Real Madrid are recruiting “sleep coaches” to help their players snooze better.

Longer Sleep Associated with Lower BMI, Smaller Waist: Study

Longer sleep associated with lower BMI, smaller waist: Study

Longer sleep periods are associated with a lower body mass index and positive metabolic health markers, according to a study published Tuesday, with the researchers highlighting the role of sleep in the battle against obesity. Looking at over 1,600 participants, researchers from the University of Leeds in the U.K.

Could Insufficient Sleep Be Adding to Your Waistline?

Could insufficient sleep be adding centimeters to your waistline?

Adults in the UK who have poor sleep patterns are more likely to be overweight and obese and have poorer metabolic health, according to a new study. The findings showed that people who were sleeping an average of six hours a night had a waist measurement that was 3 cm greater than individuals who were getting nine hours of sleep a night.