How the Summer Heat Can Interrupt Your Sleep

When the temperatures start to heat up in summer, you’re probably eager to head outside to soak up the sun and enjoy the warmer weather. But when it’s time to go to sleep, that very same heat might leave you tossing and turning.

The Link Between Poor Sleep and Memory Loss

If you’ve ever had a night or two of poor sleep, you know how it goes: You slog through the next day feeling a little out of it and unable to concentrate or remember things. Sleep deprivation is known to impact the brain in multiple ways, from raising stress levels and causing mood swings to making it harder to focus and process new information. Beyond these effects, however, researchers have discovered that sleep deprivation might be causing problems with memory.