You hear the advice all of the time that people need to get eight hours of sleep, but does that apply to every person? What about all of the people in my area of the world, Silicon Valley in California, who commit to 12-16 hours days months before their company launches a new product. Or the people working longer and harder just to keep their jobs in this recession. And what about children, teens and […]
Monthly Archives: June 2014
How many times have you fallen asleep with the lights, or television on, or even stayed up late to use your computer right before going to bed? A key factor in regulating sleep and your biological clocks is exposure to light or to darkness so falling asleep with lights on may not be the best thing for a good night’s sleep.
Exposure to light stimulates a nerve pathway from the eye to parts of the brain […]