Tag: "naps" at medical news
Naps in the Afternoon may Harm Your Kids
...t, the researchers found that kids who took longer naps
tended to complete fewer puzzles successfully. S... Mississippi found that kids who took long daytime naps
fell asleep at night an average of 39 minutes later, and slept later at the weekend. These kids, r...
Sleep Disturbances Could Affect Performances in School
...up at the same time every morning and avoid taking naps
after school if you can. If you need to lie down, do not do so for more than an hour. Keep a regular schedule and don't read, write, eat, watch TV, talk on the phone or play cards in bed. Do not have any caffeine after lunch, the researchers tell....
Parasomnias are Common in Children: Study
... are noted, and whether episodes take place during naps
as well as at night. Parents should, in turn, describe in detail the movements and behaviors that are typically seen, said Mason and Pack. In addition, the authors noted, to complement the parents’ descriptions, home videos often prove very useful...
Good Oral Health Practices Should Begin in Infancy
...h milk, formula, sugar water or fruit juice during naps
or at night in bed. - Encourage children to drink from a cup by their first birthday. - Discourage frequent use of a training (sippy) cup. - Help your child develop good eating habits early and choose sensible, nutritious snacks. Dental Seal...
Power Naps to Fight Night-shift Fatigue
...sive sleepiness is the use of strategically placed naps
both before and during the night shift.” He recommends an afternoon nap, to take advantage of a natural dip in circadian rhythms. Naps of about ten minutes’ duration produce improvements in alertness and performance without the post-nap groggines...
Sheer exhaustion makes a junior doc’ kill a patient!
...n seven days during that time. Most of the short naps
were in the hospital staff room and usually interrupted by calls for her to return to the wards. Dr Pike was a senior house officer at Leeds General Infirmary during that time. According to her police statement, she had been worried about the worse...
Small Naps are Beneficial for Doctors to Overcome Fatigue
Taking small naps
could be of immensely useful for the young doctors, to overcome the fatigue, who work for an extended hours//. The researchers found that even a little of sleep will lead to a substantial improvement in fatigue and quality of sleep that will enhance ...
Sleep Aids Are Not The Best Option For Insomniacs
...nd large meals several hours before bed. * Avoid naps
of 30 minutes or more because they upset the normal sleep rhythm. * Bring your list of medications to a pharmacist to see if they are causing the insomnia. She said if these steps don't work, the next thing to try is over-the-counter sleep aids c...
Cancer Patients and Sleeplessness
...elping them get dinner ready." She also says avoid naps
and do only neutral activities two hours before bedtime. For many, this may mean no reading. It's mentally stimulating. Graci says, "If you can get a cancer patient, or any patient, to sleep better, they'll feel better. They'll respond to treatment,...