Are You A Short Sleeper?0

If you usually get less than seven hours of sleep, you are probably a short sleeper. Many people are short sleepers due to lifestyle choices. For example, juggling work, recreation, and family responsibilities may not leave enough hours in the day to get the recommended amount of sleep each night.

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The Stages of Sleep and Why They Matter0

Each sleep phase serves a specific physiological purpose. The primary function of both our light-sleep and deep-sleep phases is to have a regenerative effect on various processes in the body. We reach the first of our deep-sleep stages, stage 3, after approximately 20 to 30 minutes, and the second, stage 4, after about 45 minutes. […]

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Breaking the Chemical Insomnia Cycle0

Ever drink coffee too close to bed and find yourself staring at the ceiling? Or take an Adderall only to toss and turn all night? What about making a desperate reach for a sedative, a leftover pain pill, or a nightcap to help you get to sleep? If so, you might be caught up in […]

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Switching From Two Naps to One0

Around the time of your baby’s first birthday, they’re likely to start needing slightly less daytime sleep. This usually means they can switch from two shorter daytime naps down to one longer one. This can be a very tough transition to make. Pushing their nap time later in the day can lead to overtiredness, but […]

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Can Napping Help You Live Longer?0

Could grabbing a nap once or twice a week help you live longer?

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9 Tips for Maximizing Your Sleep Environment0

Thanks to growing advocacy and the abundance of available information on sleep medicine there is a growing awareness into the importance of getting quality sleep every night. More people are beginning to realize the benefits of practicing sleep hygiene, and how it can positively impact their daily lives. Many people are choosing to make sleep […]

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Homeless People Experience Chronic Sleep Deprivation0

The Independent reports on how sleep deprivation affects the homeless. John Groeger, a professor of psychology at Nottingham Trent University, who is also a sleep therapist, says that although sleep loss might “seem like such a trivial concern, it is actually critical to physical and mental health, and the kind of chronic sleep loss that […]

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Napping: Is It Really Linked To Fewer Heart Problems?0

A population cohort study published in the journal Heart says that napping can prevent cardiovascular disease, but studies like this one can only show associations and not prove cause-and-effect, Forbes reports. People aren’t so great at remembering how long they napped either, unless they happen to face-plant on their smartphone timers. The researchers divided participants into those whose naps were […]

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HOW TO SLEEP BETTER | Best proven ways to sleep better0

How to sleep better. Top proven ways to help you sleep better. http://www.stressreductionstressrelief.com If you have problems falling asleep and staying asleep or waking early you will love this video. It will cover how to fall asleep fast and some of the tricks to fall asleep. It’s loaded with tips on how to fall asleep […]

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