Sleep

Meet the 42-year-old who sleeps for nearly 300 days a year

The man from Nagaur in  Rajasthan was reportedly diagnosed with a rare disorder, axis hypersomnia, 23 years ago. Due to the disorder, he sleeps for 25 days at a stretch, claimed media reports

Jul 14, 2021, 11:10 AM IST

Why sleeping naked in sweltering summers may NOT be good for your health!

Learn why it's not advised to sleep naked during a heatwave and easy tips to get good night's sleep during summer.

Jun 04, 2021, 16:53 PM IST

Over 80% Delhi-NCR residents often feel sleepy during work: Study

The 2021 report reveals that 42 per cent of Gurugram residents complained about work keeping them up late at night. Last year, the corresponding number was 17 per cent. With remote working becoming the norm, almost 1 in 2 respondents from Delhi-NCR said that they worked night shifts this year, as opposed to almost 1 in 10 last year.

Apr 04, 2021, 09:24 AM IST

Is 'mindless' scrolling on your phone getting in the way of your sleep?

 Although a majority of Indians are aware that sleeping at 10 is an ideal time, they tend to give excuses when it comes to actually follow it.

Mar 21, 2021, 13:20 PM IST

Your unwanted thoughts could be stemming from sleep deprivation, finds out study

The study also suggests that the onset of intrusive thoughts and emotional disturbances following bouts of poor sleep could create a vicious cycle.

Oct 25, 2020, 14:57 PM IST

Study finds exposure to environmental chemicals may disrupt sleep during menopause

Women who have trouble falling asleep are at greater risk of developing persistent depression that can lead to worse health outcomes, may require more medical care, and increase absenteeism.

Aug 02, 2020, 13:38 PM IST

Manisha Koirala: Pandemic has changed my sleep pattern

Reacting to her tweet, netizens offered her a few suggestions.

May 13, 2020, 18:06 PM IST

Sufficient sleep helps teenagers deal with social stress, says study

Participants in the study wore an actigraphy watch, which tracked physical activities in one-minute intervals and determined their sleep-wake state, every day for two weeks.

Mar 01, 2020, 19:42 PM IST

Sleep internship. Yes, you read that right! This startup will pay you Rs 1 lakh for 9 hours nap

"Sleep on the job and get paid Rs 1 lakh. Think you can avoid binging on your favourite shows every night and just sleep for 9 hours instead? Then you could be the ideal candidate we are looking for!" Wakefit writes on its official website. Inviting applicants for the internship, the startup further explained to the people the nature of the job, skills required and the dress code. 

Nov 29, 2019, 10:29 AM IST

Google Fit now track users' sleep patterns: Report

Users can also add and edit their sleep history if companion apps aren't providing a complete picture of the downtime.

Aug 05, 2019, 16:46 PM IST

Take hot bath 90 minutes before bedtime for super sleep

When scheduled one-two hours before bedtime, it can also hasten the speed of falling asleep by an average of 10 minutes.

Jul 22, 2019, 16:08 PM IST

Here's how night owls can advance sleep timings by 2 hours

In an experiment with a small group of participants that spanned for three weeks, the group were asked to wake up two-three hours before regular wake up time and maximise outdoor light during the mornings.
 

Jun 11, 2019, 11:43 AM IST

Good sleep cuts appetite for sweet, salty food

It is known that sleeping less than seven hours is associated with an increased cardio-metabolic risk heart disease risk and metabolic disorders but increasing the sleep duration can help reduce it, said lead author Rob Henst, Associate Professor at the University of Cape Town in South Africa.
 

Jun 05, 2019, 15:23 PM IST

Kids who nap are happier with fewer behavioural problems

Published in the SLEEP journal, the study revealed strong connections between the afternoon shut-eye sessions and positive outcomes in a handful of areas in the overall development of kids.

Jun 03, 2019, 11:13 AM IST

Poor sleep may raise obesity risk in kids

Besides healthy eating and exercise, getting enough sleep may also be a key factor in managing weight in children and adolescents, a new study has found.

Apr 17, 2018, 17:08 PM IST

This is how you can make your teenager gets enough sleep

 Increasing academic pressure has increased the time Indian students spend at school or engaged in academic work at home.

Apr 13, 2018, 15:52 PM IST

World Sleep Day 2018: Five effects of sleep deprivation on your body

Most of the people don't get enough time to rest well even in the night, mostly due to their hectic lifestyle.

Mar 16, 2018, 13:34 PM IST

World Sleep Day 2018: Sleep is not a priority for over 60 % Indians

The findings will provide directions to raise awareness and innovate interventions to ensure an important but oft-neglected aspect of health and wellbeing: sleep health.

Mar 16, 2018, 10:19 AM IST

Having trouble sleeping? This could be the reason

A new survey has found that there is a direct correlation between increasing salary and ease of falling asleep.

Mar 15, 2018, 18:34 PM IST

World Sleep Day 2018: Five simple tips to sleep better at night

World Sleep Day, is an annual event held on the Friday before the March Equinox each year.

Mar 15, 2018, 14:16 PM IST