Sleep Apnea

Scientists Have Discovered The Key To Getting A Good Night's Sleep, But There's A Catch

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK Tech

If like 70% of Brits you struggle with getting eight hours of sleep per night, then you’ll be pleased to hear that scientists have finally discovere...

Laughing Makes Me Collapse

Paul Smith | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Smith

Narcolepsy stops the brain from regulating the normal cycle of sleep. Most people also have cataplexy, which is triggered by strong emotions. These emotions can affect your muscles so you feel weak and tired or just collapse on the spot. That's why laughing is so dangerous. It slurs your speech too, no wonder people think you've had too much to drink.

Time for Bed: Why We Should Be Getting Serious About Sleep

Jeroen Tas | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Tech
Jeroen Tas

It's estimated that we'll all spend about 26 years of our lives asleep, but did you get enough shut-eye last night? No? It might not seem like a big problem but this behavior has a major impact on our health.

How Snoring Could Be Linked To Memory Loss Later In Life

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Heavy snoring and sleep apnea may be linked to memory loss and cognitive decline, according to a new study. The study found that people with sleep ...

Sexomnia Is A Sleeping Disorder You Need To Read About, Now

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Sleep is sacred. Not only do good sleep habits greatly improve our performance and mood in day-to-day life, but can improve mental and physical health...

Sleep Apnea Could Increase Your Risk Of Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

One in 20 people in Britain currently suffer from sleep apnea - the sleeping disorder where a person temporarily stops breathing because their throat ...

How Many Women Are Disturbed By Their Partner's Snoring?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachael Getzels | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you’ve ever been (rudely) awoken by your partner’s snores, you’re not alone. A new study has found that almost a third of women have had ...

WATCH: 5 Ways To Tell If You Have Sleep Apnoea

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a serious sleep condition that can affect men, women and children but over 80% of people don't know they have it. ...

Snoring: High Salt Intake Could Be Linked To Sleep Apnoea

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Could avoiding salt-laden takeaways and crisps be the answer to curing your snoring? That's what a new study by Brazilian researchers is attemptin...

Study Suggests Poor Sleep Increases Risk Of Cancer Mortality

The Huffington Post | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Sleep apnoea has been associated with increased cancer mortality in a new study. Over 5,600 patients from seven different sleep clinics in Spain we...

Is Your Snoring Increasing Your Risk Of Cancer?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Heavy snoring not only keeps you (and no doubt, your partner) awake at night – it could increase your risk of developing cancer, too. A team of ...