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Sleep Health

Pain From Sleeping Positions

The wrong sleeping positions can affect your whole body, causing immediate pain and long-term damage. Poor sleep posture interacts...

Causes for Fingers "Going to Sleep" or Feeling Numb

Finger numbness or tingling is caused by abnormalities in the nerves responsible for the perception of touch in those locations. T...

The Effects of Working Night Shifts on Your Health

Around 5.7 million people in the United States regularly work the night shift or a rotating shift, according to a 2004 report from...

The Effects of Sleeping 5 Hours a Night

Sleep disorders and personal schedules can damage sleep quality. Kristen Knutson of the University of Chicago says "there is ...

Sleep & Muscle Recovery

Sleep is an active physiological process, one in which your body is busy carrying out vital activities, while you are unconscious....

The Long-Term Effects of Co-Sleeping with Children

In most societies around the world, children sleep with their parents at least for the first several years of their life. Early an...

When I Lay Down to Go to Sleep I Start Coughing

Coughing is one of the most common reasons for doctor's visits, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. A doctor's...

How to Lengthen Your Spine With Sleeping Positions

People who sit at a desk to work most of the day often complain of lower back pain from remaining in the same position for extende...

Sleeping & Tense Muscles

Muscular tension may reduce your quality of sleep or interfere with your sleep cycles. Relaxation techniques, changing your sleep ...

How to Stimulate REM Sleep

While you're fast asleep at night, your brain is working furiously to process information and update your memory. This phenome...
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