NewsTag: Sleep

Say Good Night: Less Screen Time Can Improve Teen Sleep Habits in a Few Weeks

Monday 27th May 2019 - Brian Krans - Healthline

Say Good Night: Less Screen time can improve teen sleep habits in a few weeks For most of human evolution, our sleep patterns hav... Read more →

Top 8 Sleep Myths That Can Harm Your Health

Monday 29th April 2019 - Gigen Mammoser -

Top 8 Sleep Myths That Can Harm Your Health These common misconceptions about sleep can harm your health by keeping you from gett... Read more →

5 things to cut out of you diet to get a better night's sleep

Monday 1st April 2019 - RTE - RTE

5 things to cut out of your diet to get a better night's sleep Nothing beats waking up from a good night’s sleep yet, for m... Read more →

Here's how to tell if your teenager needs rest

Monday 4th March 2019 - - RTE

Most people can tell when they’re tired. We yawn a lot, we suffer from low energy, and somehow the seven snoozes on the morn... Read more →

Good night's sleep helps body to fight off infections

Thursday 14th February 2019 - John von Radowitz - Irish Independent

A good night's sleep really can be the best medicine. Scientists have discovered that sleep improves the ability of immune ... Read more →

Early risers are less likely to develop some mental health problems than "night owls", according to a new study

Monday 4th February 2019 - Rod Minchin - Irish Independent

Early risers are less likely to develop some mental health problems than "night owls", according to a new study. Researchers have... Read more →

Finding it hard to drift off? You might have "sleep FOMO"

Friday 1st February 2019 - - RTE

It appears that #FOMO has a new application. For those of us struggling to get enough sleep each night, much of the problem stems... Read more →

Sleep talk: what does it mean?

Thursday 24th January 2019 - Shane Cochrane - Irish Independent

Back in 2015, an American lady began posting on Twitter the things her boyfriend said in his sleep. He said a lot of strange thi... Read more →

Sleep: what is quality slumber and how do we get it? Our expert has the answers

Tuesday 22nd January 2019 - Tom Coleman - Irish Independent

Most of us don't get enough shut-eye for a whole host of reasons. Wellness expert Tom Coleman outlines the importance of a peacefu... Read more →

Unlock the 'powerful benefits of sleep'

Monday 21st January 2019 - Tom Coleman -

Thrive Festival is a brand-new bespoke health, fitness and wellness event taking place on 30th & 31st March 2019 in The Conven... Read more →

What is clean sleeping and why should you start doing it?

Friday 4th January 2019 - RTE -

Plenty of us will be making lifestyle changes to ring in the new year – but how many have resolved to sleep better in 2019? ... Read more →

Struggling to sleep? 6 ways to relieve insomnia naturally

Thursday 3rd January 2019 - RTE -

There’s nothing more frustrating than spending a night staring at the ceiling – tossing, turning and willing sleep to ... Read more →

Getting better sleep like winning lottery

Tuesday 21st March 2017 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

If you want to feel like you have won the lottery, try improving the quality of your sleep. According to a new study, improving s... Read more →

Scientists in the US finally unlock mystery of why we need to 'sleep on it'

Monday 6th February 2017 - Ian Johnston

The purpose of sleep appears to be to help forget some memories so others can be stored for later use, two major new US studies su... Read more →

How your sleep patterns could be contributing to your back pain

Tuesday 31st January 2017 - Dr Mary O’Keeffe, Dr Kieran O’Sullivan, Professor Chris Maher, Dr James McAuley - Independent

Sleep, like diet and exercise, is closely linked to general health and wellbeing. The amount and quality of sleep we get affects o... Read more →

Smartphones disrupting children's sleep

Tuesday 1st November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Children who use screen-based media devices at bedtime, such as smartphones and tablets, are much more likely to get poor sleep, w... Read more →

Sleep and exercise key to reducing stroke risk

Friday 19th February 2016 - Deborah Condon -

Exercising regularly and getting the right amount of sleep each night significantly reduces a person's risk of stroke, a new study... Read more →

Kids' nightmares linked to psychosis

Friday 22nd May 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Children who experience persistent nightmares may be more likely to suffer psychotic symptoms in their late teens, a new study sug... Read more →

Depression increases risk of nightmares

Wednesday 6th May 2015 - Deborah Condon -

People are most at risk of experiencing frequent nightmares if they are depressed or suffer with insomnia, a study has found.Resea... Read more →

Kids' bedrooms should be screen-free

Monday 20th April 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Parents are being urged to keep televisions and phones out of children's bedrooms, as these may be impacting on the amount of slee... Read more →

Regular lack of sleep linked to high BP

Monday 16th March 2015 - Deborah Condon -

People who regularly fail to get enough sleep appear to have an increased risk of developing high blood pressure, a new study sugg... Read more →

Teen sleep patterns linked to snacking

Friday 6th March 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Teenagers with irregular sleeping patterns consume more calories each day and are much more likely to snack at nighttime, the resu... Read more →

Teen screen time affects sleep

Tuesday 3rd February 2015 - Deborah Condon -

The more time teenagers spend looking at various screens during the day, the poorer their quality of sleep is likely to be, a new ... Read more →

Smartphones reduce kids' sleep

Thursday 22nd January 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Children who sleep in the same room as their smartphone may be getting less sleep every night, a new study has found. The US stud... Read more →

Kids' sleep quality affects maths skills

Friday 16th January 2015 - Deborah Condon -

Children who get a good night's sleep perform better in maths and languages, a new study suggests. Canadian researchers looked at... Read more →

'Sleep drunkenness' affects many

Wednesday 27th August 2014 - Niall Hunter -

One in seven people may be affected by what is termed sleep drunkenness, which leads to confused and disoriented behaviour when fo... Read more →

Shift workers not helped by sleep drugs

Wednesday 13th August 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Some shift workers take drugs to help them stay awake or get to sleep, however there is little evidence that this will actually be... Read more →

Top tips from the experts to help ensure a good night's sleep

Friday 11th July 2014 - Independent - Independent

Make the bedroom a sleep haven. "Bedrooms should be quiet, dark, not too hot or cold, well ventilated and used for sleep only," sa... Read more →

Sleep well: how to get more than 40 winks

Friday 11th July 2014 - Chrissie Russell - Independent

One in five of us will suffer from insomnia, but why and what can we do to cure it? By Chrissie Russell. The red glow of your... Read more →

Why counting beats instead of sheep may help insomnia

Tuesday 24th June 2014 - Professor Patricia Casey - Independent

Listen up insomniacs: music comes out tops in a recent large-scale study of therapeutic sleep remedies. HAVE you ever woken in the... Read more →

Hit the snooze button and get a good night’s sleep

Monday 9th June 2014 - Ciara Kelly - Independent

Adequate sleep is more closely associated with health and longevity than diet and exercise - I can’t get no sleep! If y... Read more →

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