The Latest News on Blue Light and its Effect on Sleep

Light is a type of medicine. Take light therapy, for example, which can help people that suffer from seasonal depression. Proper light exposure can help boost sleep, performance and increase energy levels. However, because today’s world is full of electronic devices, being too lit-up has a downside, which can negatively affect your overall health and sleep. Our bodies are designed to wake when there is light out, and go to sleep when it gets dark out, which is the way [...continue reading]

Poor Sleep Associated with Risky Teen Behavior

Teens are among the most impressionable and require a solid eight to 10 hours of sleep per night for optimal health. However, recent studies highlight alarming trends where more than 70-percent of high students do not get the necessary sleep they require to operate at peak performance. Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital analyzed the sleeping data of risk-taking behaviors and how they correlate to sleep duration. The data, compiled over an eight-year period, found a link between risk-taking actions [...continue reading]

The Importance of Sleep

Sleep plays an essential role in the body’s health and overall well-being. In fact, getting enough sleep can help protect people’s mental health, quality of life, physical health and safety. While adults sleep, the body works to maintain physical health and brain function. In children and teens, sleep supports development and growth. When someone suffers from a sleep deficiency, it increases their risks for chronic health problems, as well as impacting how well the body can work, think, react, learn [...continue reading]


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