Trouble falling asleep at night? Chase that daytime light, study shows

A new study reports that college students in Seattle fall asleep later and wake up later in winter, likely because — as the study also found — in winter the students received less daylight exposure. The researcher say that outside in the morning, even on cloudy days, is the best way to prevent this circadian rhythm “delay.”

Loyola Medicine Offers Tips to Help You Sleep During COVID-19

The uncertainty and fear associated with the COVID-19 virus is causing many Americans to have difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep, and yet a good night’s sleep has never been more important.

“Now more than ever, we need to get good sleep,” said Loyola Medicine pulmonologist Amy Guralnick, MD. “Sleep can help our immune system function at its best. Getting a good night’s sleep also helps us to think clearly and to problem-solve better. Additionally, having adequate sleep helps our mental health, as a lack of sleep is linked with depression, anxiety and other mental health conditions.”

GW Experts Available to Speak for Holiday Stories

WASHINGTON (Nov. 20, 2019) — The George Washington University (GW) has various experts available to speak on topics related to the holidays, such as managing depression, handling physical and emotional stress, and maintaining a healthy diet. To set up an…