On the occasion of World Sleep Day, Pulmonology specialist Dr Sunil Vyas takes us through the mechanics of sleep
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Common myths around sleep like snoring is harmless or having a drink helps fall asleep not only shape poor habits but may also pose a significant public health threat, say researchers.
Gamers in India are compromising on meals, sleep and social life while playing online games, and 49.2 per cent people are considering quitting their jobs to take up gaming as a profession, according to a report on Tuesday.
“When you sleep on the streets, anything you have in your pockets might be taken; people constantly try to mug you and beat you up – so, in the end, it becomes easier to stay awake.”
Going on a digital detox can free up our time to indulge in hobbies, help us sleep better, and improve work/life balance among other things.
If quality sleep is evading you due to coronavirus-induced anxiety, read on to find out several handy tips to help you get some valuable shut-eye in these uncertain times.
The study found a significant relationship between physical activity, healthy diet, and optimal sleep (7-9 hours) associated with less frequency of depressed mood.
The analysis found that long naps (more than 60 minutes) were associated with a 30 per cent greater risk of all-cause death and 34 per cent higher likelihood of cardiovascular disease compared to no napping.