Sleep Disorders News

Pack hand sanitizer, patience for healthy holiday travelNov 21, 2019
The most wonderful time of the year also is one of the most hectic times of the year. If you plan to travel this season, it is important to take precautions for your health. Experts from Baylor College of Medicine offer tips to ease your holiday travel.
Don’t let the Astros keep you from good night’s sleepOct 28, 2019
In the midst of the Astros playing in the World Series, late nights watching the game on TV or at the stadium are inevitable. A sleep expert said there are ways to feel more rested throughout the day.
How stress can affect your sleepMay 9, 2019
Sleep expert Dr. Annise Wilson explains how stress can interfere with your nighttime schedule and ways you can sleep more when life becomes busy.
How light may impact your sleepFeb 13, 2019
For most of us the blaring sound of our alarm clock is a signal to wake up, but often this noise can be too jarring. Dr. Philip Alapat explains how light impacts our circadian rhythm and whether wake-up light alarm clocks are beneficial.
Expert highlights need to raise awareness about asthmaMay 14, 2018
To raise awareness about asthma, May is recognized as National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.
Disturbing circadian rhythm connected to higher risk of liver cancer in mice; link to humansNov 23, 2016
A team of researchers says disrupting a regular sleep routine can trigger the development of liver cancer in mice.
Men who improve sleep quality may decrease their chances of developing urinary tract issuesOct 4, 2016
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have determined a link between sleep quality and lower urinary tract symptoms in men.
Expert says sleep is essential on road trips Jul 27, 2016
Dr. Philip Alapat explains the importance of getting enough sleep to ensure safe and fun road trips.
Don’t let sleep apnea take your breath away Apr 26, 2016
A Baylor sleep expert explains the symptoms, risk factors and treatment of sleep apnea.
Obstructive sleep apnea-induced hypertension linked to gut microbiomeFeb 8, 2016
Researchers find that obstructive sleep apnea can cause a gut microbiome imbalance that can induce hypertension.