Do We Really Need to Sleep 7 Hours a ... - The New York Times

Oct 15, 2015 · In June, two of the leading sleep associations — the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society — issued recommendations stating that adults should sleep seven or more hours on a regular basis. The groups recommended that people who are concerned they are not getting the right amount of sleep consult a health care ...…

Adolescent Health Mental Health, Stress and Sleep - The ...

Aug 18, 2011 · This is the fourth installment in our Adolescent Health series.So far this week we’ve provided resources on general teenage health and safety, sex and teenage pregnancy, and drugs, alcohol and tobacco.. Here, now, is our collection of teaching and learning resources on mental and emotional health, including sleep, depression, stress and anxiety.…

Can You Die of Insomnia? - The New York Times

Jun 24, 2010 · Fear of dying from lack of sleep is a common worry of many insomnia patients. Research performed in rats in 1989 showed that complete sleep deprivation for two to three weeks caused the rats to die. The longest medically documented period that anyone has gone without sleep was Randy Gardner, a 17-year-old high school student in San Diego who ...…

Miles To Go - The New York Times

May 02, 2010 · Sleep deprivation has been linked to increased levels of the stress hormone cortisol, depression, injuries, and illness. Elite runners know the benefits of sleep and try to get as much as possible, often sleeping 8 to 10 hours per night with a long nap in between workouts.…

Insomniac, but Not Sleep-Deprived - The New York Times

Oct 27, 2014 · Insomniac, but Not Sleep-Deprived. By Paula Span October 27, ... can’t get back to sleep and suffers “a state of sleep deprivation and eventually a kind of walking exhaustion.” Molly from San Diego bemoans “confusion, anxiety, exhaustion, depression, loss of appetite, frankly a loss of will to go on,” all consequences of her ...…