San Diego Edition

Warming Planet Will Worsen Sleep

Rising Temperatures to Cause Restless Nights

Photoonlife/Shutterstock.com

As Earth’s climate becomes warmer, sleepless nights will increase for many, predicts a study from the University of California, San Diego. The research links sleep data on 765,000 Americans collected by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with climate models that predict warming trends. Rising temperatures could cause six additional nights of poor sleep per 100 people by 2050 and 14 by 2099. Seniors, which have difficulty regulating body temperature, and low-income people without air conditioning, are likely to be the most affected.


This article appears in the July 2018 issue of Natural Awakenings.

Edit ModuleShow Tags

More from Natural Awakenings

Fight Back Naturally When Allergies Put the Bite on Pets

Because they’re built lower to the ground, our dogs and cats can pick up seasonal allergens on fur from grass, weeds, pollen, lawn chemicals and fleas.

Saving a Drop to Drink

Fresh water supplies are dwindling globally, including in the U.S., yet we can do things on a personal level to help hold onto this finite resource.

Air Care for Kids

Kids are especially sensitive to the pollen, chemicals, dust mites, mold and pet dander that cause allergies, but simple strategies can keep these culprits in check.

Cannabis Curious Welcomed at Mankind Cannabis

We’ve been serving the glorious city of San Diego since 2016. Since then we have been focused on providing premium quality cannabis products to our medicinal clients.

Healing Sanctuary Offers One-on-one Retreats for Cancer Patients

Dr. Jean-Murat, known to the community as Dr. Carolle, offers that sacred space with her exclusive one-on-one retreats in her beautiful healing sanctuary on Mt. Helix.

Comments posted are subject to review and removal if they are not in line with publication guidelines. Opinions are those of the person posting them.

Add your comment: