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The Good News About Sleep

We’re finally winning, Americans! In the game of sleep, a survey finds that between the years of 2003-2016, we got about 17-minutes more sleep per night. That’s pretty incredible. The dark side of the sleep gains is that one-third of … Continue reading

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Make a List to Fall Asleep Faster

Every morning, the first thing I think about before I get out of bed is do I feel well rested? The ‘well rested’ quota is said to be about 7-hours of shut-eye. Lucky for me and all those asking the same question, TIME has … Continue reading

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Craving Sugar? Sleep It Off!

One of the easiest ways to quell craving sugar is to get more sleep. That is so much easier said than done, says everybody. But according to well-researched studies, people between the ages of 14 to over 65 need approximately … Continue reading

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Lack of #Sleep Leads to Sluggish #Brain

It’s not just an old wives tale – lack of sleep does crazy things to your brain. Heck, there’s a reason it’s part of Navy SEAL training. In fact, driving while sleep deprived is a little like driving drunk. Your reaction time … Continue reading

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Hitting #Snooze Hurts Your #Heart

Drinking decaf coffee and power naps may not be the worst offenders to getting a goodnight sleep. The booby prize goes to the snooze button. This dandy little device may permit you another few minutes of rest but at what … Continue reading

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Do You #Sleep With #Dogs?

Just because you’re a dog person doesn’t mean you’ll automatically let Fido sleep in your bedroom. But if you let your four-legged friend room with you, a recent Mayo Clinic study explains a few ground rules for the sleepover. First … Continue reading

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#BingeWatching Linked to #SleepProblems

Too much of a good thing is never okay. This holds true for binge watching your favorite program. Both men and women were reported to have a disruption in sound sleep, fatigue, and insomnia resulting from the overindulgence in Netflix … Continue reading

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#Free Optimal #Health Trick is #Sleep

Sleep and exercise have been prioritizing my brain space this week. As luck would have it, the news today has me eager with bated breath to share this info with you: body and brain don’t speak the same ‘sleep’ language … Continue reading

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#Exercise Hard to #Sleep Well

Over 100 million Americans suffer with insomnia or some degree of it. Many of us know the go-to suggestions like a dark room, limit blue light exposure right before bed (devices, laptops) and the tip of your tongue trick. In … Continue reading

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Lack of #Sleep Leads to #EatingBrains

Lack of sleep can result in a lot of quirky behaviors, poor judgement and moodiness being well-known side effect of sleep deprivation. But did you know that chronic sleep deprivation can lead to the body eating away at the brain? … Continue reading

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