Sleep Paralysis is Linked to Stress (and Supernatural Beliefs)

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  • English folklore once dubbed such nocturnal visitations as simply “nightmares.” Today, however, the phenomenon is called sleep paralysis— or being mentally aware while falling asleep or waking up, yet totally unable to move.
  • Across multiple studies, individuals who woke up repeatedly during the night were significantly more likely to experience paralysis episodes than sound sleepers were.

Sleep Paralysis Is Linked to Stress (and Supernatural Beliefs)

Have you ever dozed off for a 30-minute nap and woken up with a demon perched on your chest, pinning you to your bed? English folklore once dubbed such nocturnal visitations as simply “nightmares.” Today, however, the phenomenon is called sleep paralysis – or being mentally aware while falling asleep or waking up, yet totally unable to move.

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Sleep Tight: Are You Ignoring One of the Pillars of Good Health?

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  • The four pillars of health and well-being are nutritious food, regular movement, stress management and getting enough quality sleep. No matter how well you eat and how regularly you exercise, chronically skimping on sleep will hurt you.
  • Weekend catch-up sleep helps — but not with the brain-function part, and some research suggests those impairments may add up over time. Plus, daytime sleepiness makes it harder to commit to regular exercise or make nutritious food choices, causing additional hits to your health.

Sleep tight: Are you ignoring one of the pillars of good health?

Skimp on sleep, and your body will make you regret it. Here are tips for a healthful sleep cycle. Share story Do you feel like hibernating this time of year, or do you find yourself skimping on sleep even when it’s dark by 4 p.m.?

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Lack of Sleep Linked to Teen Addiction

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  • Teens who do not get enough sleep are at higher risk for depression and addiction, a new study finds. Chronic sleep deprivation is common among both adults and teens and can be as easy as staying up late and waking up early for school or work.

  • Researchers said that staying up late into the night to play on cell phones and tablets has been found to affect the area of the brain that plays a role in goal-oriented actions and learning from rewards.

Lack of sleep linked to teen addiction

Chronic sleep deprivation can be as simple as staying up late and waking up early for school or work Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh studied 35 teens and found that those who were sleep deprived responded less to incentives and rewards Brain scans found decreased activity in the area

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How Sports And Sleep Science Helped Australia Reach FIFA World Cup

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  • Advancements in technology are transforming the sports science space for professional athletes and their coaches, who are utilizing groundbreaking new methods to ensure their players get an extra 1-2% edge over the competition.
  • Sleep science and eye-tracking technology are among the several programs used to improve recovery that can help injured players return to peak performance. There is an explosion of new technology that is enabling sports scientists and coaches to get more effective results out of their players and in turn deliver more successful outcomes.

Australia Reached World Cup After Wearing Light-Emitting Glasses Before Big Match

Advancements in technology are transforming the sports science space for professional athletes and their coaches, who are utilizing groundbreaking new methods to ensure their players get an extra 1-2% edge over the competition.

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The Hypnic Jerk: Why Does Your Body Twitch As You’re Falling Asleep?

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  • An estimated 60-70% of Americans regularly experience a phenomenon known as a hypnic jerk—also known as a hypnagogic jerk, or sleep start—which strikes as a person falls into a deep sleep.
  • Although there is no definite explanation for what causes hypnic jerks, people are more likely to suffer from them when they’re sleep deprived or anxious, or when they do sleep-impairing habits before going to bed, like drinking caffeine or doing exercise close to bedtime.

Why Does Your Body Twitch As You’re Falling Asleep?

Here’s what you need to know about hypnic jerks (aka hypnagogic jerks), which strike as a person falls into a deep sleep.

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You’ve Been Sleeping on Planes All Wrong

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  • Airlines have been promoting luxurious business and first classes that feature many tempting ways to drift off in the clouds for a few hours — but how can you get the best sleep on a plane, no matter where you’re seated?
  • Aircraft seating and interiors designer, Adam White (director of Factorydesign, London), offers some practical tips to sleep better onboard, whether you’re at the back, middle, or front of the plane.

You’ve Been Sleeping on Planes All Wrong

Some people can sleep standing up, but for the rest of us, there are expert strategies to increase our chances of restfully snoozing in the skies.

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The Worst Thing People Do to Wake Up in the Morning — According to a Sleep Scientist

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  • Sleep scientist Dr. Daniel Barone (neurologist at New York Presbyterian Hospital and assistant professor of neurology at Weill Cornell Medical College), reveals the first mistake we make when we wake up in the morning.
  • When you wake up and then hit the snooze button and go back to sleep, it feels good because serotonin gets released. And it feels nice to fall back asleep. The problem though is that when you wake up 15 minutes later or 10 minutes later, your brain is essentially confused.

The worst thing people do to wake up in the morning – according to a sleep scientist

A sleep scientist reveals the first mistake we make when we wake up in the morning. Following is a transcript of the video. Daniel Barone: When you wake up and then hit the snooze button and go back to sleep, it feels good because serotonin gets released.

This article was selected by the InstaSleep Reviews Team. Please enjoy this read and learn about why snooze alarms are terrible, and the mistake people make when they wake up in the morning.

Time Poverty Wreaks Havoc on Sleep for Low-Income Americans

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  • Researchers have found a consistent relationship between life stresses, lower socio-economic status, and insufficient sleep.
  • Those who sleep less than the recommended seven to eight hours a night have higher rates of chronic conditions like obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes. They are more likely to be victims of auto or industrial accidents. Insufficient sleep also leads to lower work productivity and less innovation.

Another Growing Divide Between Rich and Poor? Sleep.

Francine Almash is a 46-year-old single mother of three boys living in a cramped Brooklyn apartment. She works freelance as a copy editor and is also in school pursuing her education degree. Full as her life is, it is perennially deficient in one area: sleep.

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Five Ways To Prioritize Sleep And Wake Up A Better Employee

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  • Sleep affects many of the entrepreneurial and corporate skills that help us thrive in the workplace. The Journal of Sleep Research found that a night of sleep loss can even affect basic daily routines.
  • Studies in recent years have identified a relationship between lack of sleep and some of the top cancers in the United States. Here are 5 ways that we can take a stand as leaders and prioritize sleep for our health, career, families, and communities.

Five Ways To Prioritize Sleep And Wake Up A Better Employee

Unfortunately, I never paid much attention to the link between refreshing rest and career development. I then had a serious ‘ah-ha’ moment in the spring of 2017 experiencing severe sleep deprivation as a new parent. Sleep affects many of the entrepreneurial and corporate skills that help us thrive in the workplace.

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I Found The Secret To Improving My Health… It’s Called Better Sleep

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  • We live in a society that demands our constant attention all the time. We are over-worked, stressed out, have poor diets and we are all collectively sleep deprived. The worst part is, we forced ourselves to forget how to sleep well. We forced ourselves to un-learn good sleep habits.
  • Instasleep, with its catchy marketing, is a new arrival to the market. Its like a useful altoid insofar as you take one before bed, it dissolves in your mouth, you sleep, and you wake up in the morning feeling rested.

I Found The Secret To Improving My Health… It’s Called Better Sleep

I have a confession to make. I suck at sleeping. I have been this way most of my adult life. My inability to sleep well had a lot to do with the bad habits I developed over the years. I use to do all the things that the experts would tell you NOT to do.

 

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