Are Naps Beneficial?

Are Naps Beneficial?

Many people, mostly children and the elderly, are caught needing a nap or two throughout their days. Humans are thought to be one of few mammalian species that are monophasic with their sleeping – meaning each day is split into a time for sleep and a separate time for...
Not Getting Enough Sleep Hurts You

Not Getting Enough Sleep Hurts You

Chances are, you have probably woken up one morning after only five hours of sleep and felt like you could have used another five. Not getting the amount of sleep your body needs can actually have some harmful effects – even if you cannot physically see them. Not...
Sleep: How Much Do You Really Need?

Sleep: How Much Do You Really Need?

We all know that a healthy human being needs a certain amount of food and water  each day to remain healthy. We also know that to stay healthy, we need a certain amount sleep each night. But, how much sleep does a person need? The answer may surprise you. One would...