Sleep news that Silentnight reported on in April 2015
We all know that we should probably be getting more sleep. And we've learned that sleep improves your mood, helps you to learn, clears your brain of toxins, and helps you concentrate. As if that weren't enough, sleep has another benefit: It can help make you more creative.
Put down the coffee! Pulling an all-nighter to study for exams 'won't work' because sleep is vital to memory, a team of experts have discovered.
A long-term study has found that toddlers who slept less than 10 hours a night or woke frequently at night tended to have more emotional and behavioural problems at age five.
No matter what age we are, most of us experience the odd memory lapse such as forgetting where your keys are or what you went upstairs to get. Thankfully these moments pass, unlike those suffering with dementia. Today, Daily Mail explains how sleep helps to minimise memory problems and help those with dementia to live as full a life as possible.