Category Archives: Sleep

Poor Sleep May Make You Prone to Colds

Poor Sleep May Make You Prone to Colds BBC Health online Continuing on the last post’s theme of sleep and things-that-were-obvious-but-now-verified-by-science, I’m posting this article about the effect of inadequate sleep on the immune system. Inadequate sleep can be caused … Continue reading

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Why drinking coffee can give you jet lag – and help you get over it

Why Drinking Coffee Can Give You Jet Lag – and Help You Get Over It Published by The Guardian Many people with ADHD have trouble getting to bed on time. This can happen for a variety of reasons including difficulty … Continue reading

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How do I deal with seasonal affective disorder?

“How do I … deal with seasonal affective disorder?” By Phil Maynard From TheGuardian.com Given the upcoming end of daylight savings time this Sunday in the United States, I thought this article would be useful and timely. The article mentions … Continue reading

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CNN: How Your Smart Phone Affects Your Sleep

CNN: “How Your Smart Phone Affects Your Sleep” By Sanjay Gupta, MD 1 min, 31 sec Dr. Gupta explains in this video how using our smart phones before bed can hurt our chances of a good night’s sleep. He says … Continue reading

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Electric lighting ‘prevents proper night’s sleep’

This article published in The Telegraph describes research showing how light, especial blue light, can disrupt our circadian rhythms. Insomnia is common in ADHD, depression, and anxiety and this article reinforces why shutting down our electronics well before we go … Continue reading

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