"Many older adults feel fatigued, and often cite this pervasive feeling of tiredness as the main reason they limit their activity. In turn, being too exhausted to see friends or go about your usual activities can mean a decreased quality of life. Such fatigue has long been dismissed as an expected part of aging, but experts are beginning to push back on this idea, says Consumer Reports."
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"About 37 million Americans snore, making grunting, whistling, choking, snorting, and/or buzz-saw-like sounds on a regular basis, according to the National Sleep Foundation. The bothersome noises occur when a person's airway narrows or is partly blocked during sleep, often because of nasal congestion, floppy tissue, alcohol, or enlarged tonsils, says Consumer Reports."
A survey by YouGov of 16,000 people worldwide reveals that 60% of Americans believe daylight affects their productivity. Fifty-five percent think exposure to daylight affects their sleep. Numerous studies have proven the role of daylight in promoting a good night's sleep while highlighting the negative impacts a lack of daylight has on health.
Lack of sleep could be taking a serious toll on Americans' mental and physical health. Sleep centers and mattress stores can educate consumers on the ramifications of bad sleep and loss of sleep to drive traffic. Sleep deprivation has been linked to everything from chronic health conditions to barely-there libido and strained relationships.
Preliminary results of a new study show that social jet lag has emerged as an important circadian marker for health outcomes. Social jet lag is associated with worse mood, poorer health and heart disease.