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Insomnia and Sleep Disorders

 

Can’t Sleep? Here’s the First Thing You Should Try (Psychology Today)

Going to bed at this time is the key to looking attractive  (Her)

 

Both men and women sleep better in gender equal societies (Quartz)

 

Do you have social jet lag? The sleep condition affecting a third of Australians (Marie Claire)

 

Tired while driving? New research says car vibrations could be to blame (Sleepopolis)

Do religious people really sleep better? (Psychology Today)

Depressed? Can't sleep? Chinese and British researchers find links in the brain (South China Morning Post)

My insomnia nightmare (the Times)

Can ASMR be used to treat anxiety and insomnia? (Slate)

Why we struggle to get good night's sleep as we get older (ScienceDaily)

 

Better sleep, less fear (ScienceDaily)

How to get to sleep: things to do before bed (Express)

Repetitive thoughts on rude behaviour at work result in insomnia (Sleep Review)

 

Let it go: Mental breaks after work improve sleep (ScienceDaily)

How floatation therapy helped me deal with stress (Metro)

Interrupted sleep may be precursor to Parkinson's disease (Copenhagen Post)

People who sleep less than 8 hours a night more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety (ScienceDaily)

How dental care could help sleep apnea (Local Memphis)

One bad night's sleep may increase levels of Alzheimer's protein (NewScientist)

7 ways to improve your sleep (The Guardian)

Compared to other primates, humans get little sleep (ScienceNewsforStudents)

Feel groggy after eight hours shut eye? People who sleep on their backs are likely to wake feeling rested, expert claims (DailyMail)

Stubborn genes: New research looks at how our bodies respond (or don't) to night shift work (Stat News)

 

Can a full moon really affect your sleep? (BBC)

Why do some sleep-deprived people experience worse cognitive functioning than others? (ScienceDaily)

Yes, you can catch up on your sleep! (HowStuffWorks)

'Only use your bed for sex and sleep' and other tips for dealing with chronic insomnia (the Guardian)

Why eight hours of sleep isn't enough, according to a leading sleep scientist (Quartz)

A bad night's sleep linked to suicidal thoughts the following day in people with depression  (PsyPost)

Women need more sleep than men because of their complex brains, research suggests (The Independent)