Tag: sleep

Disrupted Body Clock Is Bad For Your Body
Pain

Disrupted Body Clock Is Bad For Your Body

It’s called circadian misalignment, and it’s more easily understood as a disruption of the body clock, caused by inverted wake and sleep cycles. And yes, experts have known for a while that shift work, which requires workers to be awake when the brain’s circadian clock is expecting sleep, is a risk […]

Sleep And The Common Cold
Fitness Pain

Sleep And The Common Cold

To sleep, perchance to dream, or perhaps just to ward of another cold. Roni Caryn Rabin, writing in the New York Times, reports that researchers at the University of California, San Francisco are convinced that sleep plays an important role in regulating the immune system, which is our best defense […]

Yes, You Should Nap at Work
Attitude Fitness

Yes, You Should Nap at Work

It’s OK, close your eyes, breathe deeply. Your boss will wake you up soon enough. When she does, direct her attention to a recent study conducted at the University of Michigan, showing that sleeping on the job can actually boost productivity. A U of Michigan news release reports that researchers […]