Shannon has been telling me for a while that I stop breathing when I sleep, so I thought it was time to get checked out for sleep apnea.
Sleep apnea is a condition that scares the heck out of spouses/significant others. You see, sleep apnea causes you to stop breathing for extended periods of time, which (as you well know) could lead to death...
Millions of Americans suffer from sleep disorders. Many have been told by their doctors to do a sleep study which can cost well-over a thousand dollars and often times are not covered by insurance. There is a fairly new gadget that's easy to use and although not designed to take the place of a professional sleep study, it's helping people all around the world learn about their sleeping habits and
Not getting enough sleep has been increasingly associated with a higher risk of chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes, obesity and certain cancers.
Even worse, new research seems to indicate that how much we sleep could be linked to our ethnicity.
Turns out those chirpy morning people really are happier than night owls — a new study says that as we get older, we tend to shift to more of a daytime schedule, and that it makes us more cheerful people overall.
Sleeping in the same bed with a partner can sometimes be a pain, especially if one of you steals blankets or you can’t agree on how hot or cold the room should be.
But a growing body of research suggests sharing a bed can actually be good for your health.