It’s estimated that as many as 50–70 million US adults suffer from a sleep disorder. While lack of sleep may seem harmless, over time it can actually have some pretty big health consequences, including raising the risk for obesity, diabetes and even heart disease.
So how much sleep is ideal? The amount can vary from person to person, but most adults need at least seven hours of sleep per night.
Editor's note: This is part two in a series on health & millennials. Check out part one: Are More Millennials Living With ADHD.
When you think of millennials, yoga, Zen and universal wellness might spring to mind. After all, they're considered to be the most educated and connected generation to date.
Editor's note: This is part one in a series on health & millennials. Check out part two: The Lowdown on Millennials and High Blood Pressure.
’Tis the season for spending. In 2019, the National Retail Federation’s survey of holiday spending estimates the average American will shell out about $650 on gifts. According to Gallup, this number is closer to $950.
While gift giving is a meaningful tradition, there’s another way to celebrate the holidays and show those we love we care. It’s called presence or being present.
Whether you have a loved one with a long-term or sudden illness, or an aging parent who needs your caregiving assistance, you’re far from alone. According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, more than 34 million Americans provide unpaid care to an adult age 50 or older.
While feeling stressed or sometimes overwhelmed as a caregiver is normal, these tips can help put your mind at ease: