"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."
Tag: sleep well
"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 new poll by the National Sleep Foundation finds that pain is a key factor in the gap between the amount of sleep Americans say they need and the amount theyÛªre getting ÛÒ an average 42 minute sleep debt for those with chronic pain and 14 minutes for those whoÛªve suffered from acute pain in the past week.