Daytime Nap Has Benefits Beyond Rest for Kids
... In the study of 62 children categorized as either napping
(77 percent) or non-napping (23 percent), research... typical weekday and weekend bedtime/wake time and napping
patterns. Family demographics and behavioral asses...p Medicine.
An optimal age for children to stop napping
hasn't yet been determined, Crosby noted.
Can't Sleep? Try Online Therapy
...somnia and relaxation techniques such as deep breathing and self-hypnosis as well as tips for promoting good "sleep hygiene." Suggestions included not napping
during the day, getting out of bed if you can't fall asleep and creating a restful bedroom environment. Other lessons covered ways to calm down and pu...
Samantha Harris Launches 'A Toast for Everyday Health'
... started, here are a few of Samantha's "Top Ten Healthy Living Tips", also featured at www.toastforeverydayhealth.com :
Take naps. napping
is my ultimate guilty pleasure - yet healthy! Just being able to catch up on sleep is so important for overall health, especially because it keeps me ...
Mortality risk greater for elderly women who nap daily
...r of prior studies which have indicated that daily napping
Four communities consisting of ...e studied over a 7-year period. Women who reported napping
daily were 44 percent more likely to die from any ... this study should not be interpreted to mean that napping
causes poor health outcomes, and it is not recomme...
Study finds behavioral link between insomnia and tension-type headaches
... Using sleep or napping
to cope with chronic pain caused by tension-type h...e Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicin e, found that napping
to relieve headache pain could serve as a behavior...a common complaint among headache sufferers. While napping
may relieve pain, it may also decrease the brain's...
'When the Tooth Fairy is Not Enough': A Collection of the Most Common Misconceptions in Oral Health Care Set in a Parent-Friendly Book
Never allow babies and toddlers to finish a bottle containing milk, formula, fruit juices, sports drinks, or other sweetened drinks while napping
or sleeping at night. This includes "on-demand" breast feeding.
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Dr. Xavier Azar is a Board Certified Pediatric ...
Better Sleepers Are 'Successful Agers'
...ng, overall sleep quality, and sleep duration. Based on the results, 20.8 percent of the women were categorized as "successful agers."
Less daytime napping
and fewer complaints of insomnia best predicted successful aging, according to the researchers, who found no direct relationship between the use of sl...
Normal sleep linked to successful aging
... women were categorized as successful agers. Items related to less daytime napping
and fewer complaints of sleep maintenance insomnia best predicted successfu...ng substances that disturb your sleep, like alcohol or caffeine.
during the day. If you must snooze, limit the time to less than one hour a...
Disturbed sleep is prevalent in widowed seniors
...ng utilizing bed for activities other than sleep or intimacy.
Avoiding substances that disturb your sleep, like alcohol or caffeine.
during the day. If you must snooze, limit the time to less than one hour and no later than 3 p.m.
Stick to rituals that help you relax each ni...
Nurses working overnight support the need for a restorative nap during the night shift
...y of both patients and nurses, said Dr. McMillan. napping
has been suggested as a strategy to improve perfor...ly, little work has been done to support effective napping
strategies in critical care nurses.
This qual... experiences, barriers, and preferences related to napping
To catch a panda
...,600 to 3,000.
Pandas are particular. Nonnegotiable to the panda is a home that offers lots of choice bamboo, mature trees strong enough to hold a napping
panda, ideal temperature and a comfy slope.
Pandas share their home, even in reserves, with people locked in their own struggle to survive. The lo...
Expecting an afternoon nap can reduce blood pressure
...ighttime sleeping. This study provides a detailed description of changes in cardiovascular function of daytime sleep in healthy individuals, comparing napping
with other daytime activities such as standing and lying down without going to sleep.
Nap versus Conscious Rest
The researchers tested nine he...