Does Sleep Affect Memory?

  It’s quite obvious that a goodnight sleep makes you feel better and enthusiastic.  Adequate sleep enables one’s body to rest and recharge and maybe even crucial for ones brain ability to learn as well as remember. How is sleep and brain activities related? The...

How Soda Impacts Your Sleep

As refreshing as a bottle of soda is, it has some negative effects on your sleep.  This is because of its sugary content that crosses the blood brain barrier making it more active. As a result, the consumer sleeps for fewer hours that is 5 or fewer hours instead of...

When Pain Interrupts Your Sleep

Pain and lack of sleep affects quite a number of people, mostly at the same time. What is the relationship between the two? Pain can take over your thoughts and impair the quality of life. Chronic pain not only leads to difficulties in falling asleep and staying a...

Sleep and Psoriatic Arthritis

Before we find out how psoriatic arthritis affects sleep, let’s find out what it is. Psoriatic arthritis is a form of arthritis that affects individuals with psoriasis (scaling of the skin and red rushes). It commonly presents with red rashes with scaly skin...

Hard Time Falling Asleep

  I have to agree that our brain has an annoying tendency to bring up worst-case scenarios and other lousy happening at night. This kind of worry is what leads to disrupted night sleep or ability to calmly fall asleep. Fortunately, since anxiety is often...