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

The New Science of Sleep

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The New Science of Sleep

Are you sleeping well at night? Do you wake up feeling well rested and ready to face another day? If your answer is no, you’re one of millions of Americans struggling to sleep. Our lives have gotten busier with each passing year, and compared to a hundred years ago, we’re sleeping worse than ever before. Modern schedules, stressors, and technology … Read More

The Future of Sleep Studies

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The Future of Sleep Studies

Have you ever wondered how researchers perform sleep studies? Is the information they collect accurate? Most sleep studies are performed in a lab, and participants sleep overnight hooked up to monitors that allow researchers to track their sleep. That could soon be changing, and researchers may soon be getting more accurate data on sleep. The Future of Sleep Studies Charlene … Read More

A Good Night’s Sleep Supports Brain Health

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A Good Night's Sleep Supports Brain Health

Sleep is essential. No one can live without sleep, and not only does a good night’s sleep provide you with rest, and give you energy to face the day, it also supports brain health. Sleep is far more important than you might realize, and ignoring sleep is a bad idea. We often place sleep far down the list of priorities, … Read More

Should I Use Antihistamines as a Sleep Aid?

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Should I Use Antihistamines as a Sleep Aid?

Do you struggle to get enough sleep at night? Many adults complain that they aren’t getting the rest they need. Whether you have a busy schedule and too few hours in bed, or you have difficulty falling asleep and wake up repeatedly in the night, it can be hard to sleep enough. If you’ve been trying sleep aids to help … Read More

Sleeping Well During Time Changes

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Sleeping Well During Time Changes

We’re all enjoying the long summer days, but daylight saving time will be ending in just a few weeks. When we move the clocks forward in the spring, and reset them back in the fall, our sleep cycle is disrupted, and it takes a few days to reset our body clocks. This fall, follow these tips to sleep well during … Read More