Excessive Sleep Could Affect Your Metabolism

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Excessive Sleep Could Affect Your Metabolism

Getting enough sleep is more important than most people think, but sleeping too much can also be a problem. In fact, sleeping too much (also known as hypersomnia) can cause a variety of problems from excess stress, trouble concentrating, hormonal disruption, and even contribute to factors causing depression. It can even lead to weight gain by affecting your metabolism. Let’s … Read More

Understanding Sleep Paralysis

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Understanding Sleep Paralysis

Sleep paralysis occurs when a person wakes up and is aware of their surroundings, yet they are unable to move or speak. These episodes do not typically last more than just a few minutes and can be either a single episode or reoccurring. In order to seek help and look into treatment options, you should always visit your physician to … Read More

Tips for Better Sleep

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Tips for Better Sleep

Wondering why you can’t fall asleep at night? Is it hard to fall asleep, and stay asleep? Well, this article will give you a few tips and tricks to keep yourself alert and awake during the day, and things that will help you fall asleep during the nighttime. Things to Avoid Before You Go to Bed One of the most … Read More

How Much Sleep Do We Need?

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How Much Sleep Do We Need?

Sleep is absolutely crucial for good health. If you’re not sleeping well, you’ll struggle with fatigue, irritability, depression, poor heart health, and other negative health outcomes. If you don’t sleep at all, you will die! So how much sleep do we really need, and why is it important we get the right amount of sleep every night? Things That Interfere … Read More

All About Sleep Paralysis

Dr. Dan JensenSigns & Symptoms, Sleep

All About Sleep Paralysis

Sleep paralysis can be a scary experience, and those who have sleep paralysis often find it disconcerting and uncomfortable. You’ve probably felt paralyzed in a dream before, and have felt unable to jump up, scream, or run away. Now imagine feeling that same feeling when you’re wide awake! What is Sleep Paralysis? Paralysis at night serves a very important function. … Read More

Why Do We Get Night Sweats?

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Why Do We Get Night Sweats?

Have you ever woken up in the night covered in sweat? What causes these night sweats, and does it affect the quality of your sleep? Sleep is one of the most important things your body needs to stay healthy, give you energy, and strengthen your immune system, warding of diseases and illnesses. If you’re not sleeping properly, you should be … Read More

The Effects of Sleep Deprivation

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The Effects of Sleep Deprivation

You’ve experienced the negative effects of a sleepless night, and have felt irritable over breakfast and struggled to concentrate at work. If one night of poor sleep can cause such a dramatic effect, what are the effects of sleep deprivation? Sleep and Health Problems If you’re not sleeping well, you will soon be at risk of some major health problems. … Read More

The Evolution of Sleep

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The Evolution of Sleep

Have you ever wondered why we sleep? We all have such busy lives, and it’s easy to think we’d be happier if we could sleep less. Why did humans evolve to need 7 to 9 hours of sleep per night, and what purpose does sleep have in our modern lives? The Disadvantages of Sleep At first blush, sleep doesn’t seem … Read More

Sleep in the Animal Kingdom

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Sleep in the Animal Kingdom

Have you ever wondered how many hours animals spend sleeping? Do they nap during the day so they can prowl around at night? Do they follow sleep routines and brush their teeth before bed, and just how important is sleep for animals? Do All Animals Sleep? There are millions of species of animals in the world and in the sea, … Read More

Sleep Product Guide

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Sleep Product Guide

Have you been struggling to sleep at night? If you aren’t getting enough zzz’s, you may be interested in some sleep products that could help you fall asleep and stay asleep. You’ll wake up feeling refreshed and ready to take on the day when you use these innovative products.  Sound Masking Products Do you struggle to fall asleep due to … Read More