Why Sleep is very Important for the Fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection

Donna Costa
Sleep is the most important factor for body’s fight against any infection. Sleep actually helps our bodies to create the immune cells we need to fight against virus or bacteria. Adequate sleep is necessary for proper response from our immune systems. It also accelerates healing after we get infected. 

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Sleep Loss due to Binge-Watching

Donna Costa
Binge-watching is defined as watching multiple episodes of the same series in one sitting. Eighty-eight percent (88%) of US adults admit to suffering sleep loss as a result. The increasingly prevalent binge-viewing habit has many harmful effect on our health and it is strongly associated with sleep problems and insomnia.

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10 Ways to Sleep Better if you have Insomnia

Donna Costa
Tired of tossing and turning at night? Tired of counting sheep in order to fall asleep?  Consider changes in your sleeping environment, diet, nutrition, and sleep habits. These simple tips will help you sleep better and be more energetic and productive during the day. 

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Link Between Sleep Deprivation, Body Weight and Obesity

Donna Costa
Getting sufficient sleep should be part of any weight management effort. Sleep deprivation and insomnia change hormonal balance, increase appetite, impair glucose metabolism and energy consumption, leading to weight problems. Sleep problems and insomnia increase the risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, depression and heart disease. 

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Stats & Facts About Sleep (Infographic)

Donna Costa
Along with proper nutrition and regular exercise, sleep plays a major role in our health. With this compilation of interesting facts and statistics about sleep, we hope you will gain insight and recognize the importance of sleep in your daily lives. The significance of the positive, as well as negative effects of sleep, should not be ignored, or taken for granted.

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Sleep Problems in Teenagers

Donna Costa

The recent studies help scientists to better understand the importance of sleep during childhood and adolescence years.  The deprivation of sleep in modern society is having a catastrophic impact on health, wellness, even the safety and education of teens and children.

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Sleep and Memory: Undeniable Connection

Donna Costa
The quantity and quality of sleep have a profound impact on our learning and memory. Recent neuro-scientific researches show that human brain registers and records the knowledge during the sleep. If the brain doesn’t get enough sleep, the information is lost and it can’t be recalled. Sleep-deprived person cannot have optimal focus, therefore cannot learn efficiently.

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Sleep Deprivation: Causes and Effects

Donna Costa
Sleep is fundamental human need. Deprivation of sleep has very serious biological consequences for our health. Sleep deprivation affects cognitive functioning, decision-making, and reaction times. Many factors contribute to this issue, including lifestyle, habits, stress, technological dependencies, work demands, etc.

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