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Help Near At Hand For Elderly With Disturbed Sleep
...ht during the day and early evening. * Avoid napping
after 2 p.m. and allow yourself at most one half-hour nap a day. * Check the effect of the medications you are taking on sleep. * Wait until you're sleepy to go to bed. * Avoid heavy meals before bedtime. If you're hungry, eat a lig...
Daytime Naps can Improve Memory
...r at The City University of New York looked at how napping
affected the recall of a group of students, reported thisislondon.co.uk. In a test of their ability to remember facts, the volunteers were asked to memorise pairs of words, such as 'clock' and 'hands'. Their ability to learn an action was also ...
Power Naps to Fight Night-shift Fatigue
...g tested. “The picture emerging from night-shift napping
studies is similar to that from the afternoon studies,” say Assoc Prof McEvoy. “Health professionals who work night shift should, for the sake of their own health and safety and that of their patients, consider the benefits of night-napping.” Sou...
Napping Beneficial For Hearts
...ity of Athens Medical School suggests that mid day napping
is actually// good for men. This study was conducted among 23,681 healthy adults for a period of six years. It was found that people who had their afternoon siesta at least thrice in a weak for thirty minutes had a 37% less chance of dying due to c...
Naps in the Afternoon may Harm Your Kids
...t night because they are napping, or they could be napping
because they're getting less sleep at night," he said....