Want to increase your odds of a peaceful slumber? According to a recent study, the food you eat is linked to how well you sleep.
Researchers found that poor sleep affects the hormones that control hunger and appetite, which can lead to unhealthy food choices. Interestingly, the people who slept 7-8 hours each night ate the largest variety of food and nutrients, and the people who slept 6 hours or less consumed the lowest variety of food and nutrients. So the next time you go grocery store, you may want to consider adding “super foods” to your shopping cart.
Continuing the countdown list of “SNORING ALSO CAUSES”…..there is also the increased risk of cardiovascular disease. What are you waiting for? Use Google to search for links between Cardiovascular Disease and Snoring. Don’t you deserve a good night’s sleep?
Sleep apnea causes a person’s throat to close periodically throughout the night, depriving his or her body of oxygen. Researchers have now discovered that the more severe a person’s breathing problems at night, the greater the likelihood of dying from cancer. This is a monumental finding!
Forty million Americans suffer from chronic sleep deprivation each year. Now, researchers at BUSM have identifiedan important enzyme in the brain that regulates the wake-sleep cycle. This discovery could help lead to the development of more effective sleep aid medications.
If you have trouble sleeping, talk to Dr. Yagoda, as this could be a sign of a chronic condition like sleep apnea, and she can give you treatment options.
A good night’s sleep should not be taken for granted. A recent article states that Forty million people in America suffer from chronic sleep problems that not only affect your mood but also your heart and your overall well-being. You deserve to feel well-rested.