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Sleep Should Be One of Your New Year’s Resolutions in 2020

Sleep Should Be One of Your New Year’s Resolutions in 2020

The physical and mental benefits that come with a good night’s sleep should put it at the top of anyone’s list of 2020 New Year’s resolutions. Think of a good night’s sleep as the key that unlocks many of the other New Year’s resolutions you have in mind. Lose...

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Sleep and Mental Health: How Insomnia Affects Mental Wellbeing

Sleep and Mental Health: How Insomnia Affects Mental Wellbeing

It is estimated that 25% of Americans suffer from insomnia each year. Insomnia is a common disorder that impacts our sleep and mental health.  Having insomnia can have a negative impact on your daily life, making it much more difficult to function and focus. Insomnia...

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11 Things Women Should Know About Sleep Apnea

11 Things Women Should Know About Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea isn’t just a problem for men. Right now, for almost every eight men who are diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), only one woman is diagnosed. But surveys of the general public suggest the actual ratio is much closer than 8:1. In fact, for every...

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The Sleep Habits That May Help, or Hurt, Longevity

The Sleep Habits That May Help, or Hurt, Longevity

For most of us, it is the ultimate goal: to live longer and live well and our sleep habits may help, or hurt our longevity. As we age, we strive to have abundant physical, emotional, and cognitive health. What if your sleep habits, harmless as they may seem, were...

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How to Tell if CPAP Therapy Is Working for You

How to Tell if CPAP Therapy Is Working for You

Most likely if you’ve heard of CPAP therapy you, a family member or loved one has sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition that can be life-threatening. The most common and successful treatment is with a CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure)...

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How To Prepare Your Sleep For Daylight Savings Time This Fall

How To Prepare Your Sleep For Daylight Savings Time This Fall

Love it or hate it, the Daylight Savings Time change is upon us and we are about to return to standard time. With that time change we “fall back” to Standard Time. While we often enjoy the falling back part because we “gain” an hour of sleep, in actuality, that gain...

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How Menopause Affects Your Sleep

How Menopause Affects Your Sleep

Although menopause affects every woman differently, many of its hallmark symptoms disrupt sleep. Hot flashes are the most common symptom, but the arrival of menopause often means a greater risk of sleep apnea, insomnia, anxiety and depression. The good news is that...

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6 Common Reasons Why You Snore and When It’s a Problem

6 Common Reasons Why You Snore and When It’s a Problem

We spend nearly one-third of our lives asleep. Without sleep, we wouldn't be able to function properly. However, several things can negatively impact our sleep. Take snoring, for instance—it can disrupt your sleep and your partner's sleep. You might have heard this...

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How To Use Your Sleep Cycle For Your Best Sleep

How To Use Your Sleep Cycle For Your Best Sleep

Suffering from a sleep disorder? Finding quality sleep solutions starts with a healthy understanding of the sleep cycle stages and how they affect the quality of shut-eye you experience each night.  Knowing what you can do to get the most out of your sleep cycles can...

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What Happens to My Brain When I’m Sleep Deprived?

What Happens to My Brain When I’m Sleep Deprived?

Adequate sleep is the cornerstone of a healthy life. However, sometimes we get busy or we become very interested in something that’s happening late at night, so we don’t go to bed when we should. We might have to cram for a test, view a rare eclipse or maybe we’re...

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Insomnia May Increase Risk Of Death

Insomnia May Increase Risk Of Death

According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 1 in 3 adults in America don't get the recommended minimum of seven hours of sleep per night. Some of this is due to lifestyle factors, but many people who don't get enough sleep are suffering from the sleep...

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Top 5 Tips To Help You Fall Asleep and Stay Asleep

Top 5 Tips To Help You Fall Asleep and Stay Asleep

What happens at night is one of the most important indicators of how you’ll feel during the day. It also dictates your energy levels, how well you perform throughout the day, and your overall health. Often, making just a few small changes to your routine or...

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Trouble Sleeping? 7 Common Causes of Insomnia

Trouble Sleeping? 7 Common Causes of Insomnia

You toss and turn, turn and toss throughout the night. Before you know it, the sun is shining through your window and your alarm clock is blaring in your ears. You stretch, yawn, and sigh--another sleepless night. Your day is an endless fog, and you can’t concentrate...

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Taking Snoring Seriously: A Trusted Guide to Long-Term Relief

Taking Snoring Seriously: A Trusted Guide to Long-Term Relief

Sleep awareness is on the rise. Maybe you’ve noticed the recent influx of products developed to capitalize on helping you get a good night’s sleep or address your sleep issues? One major sleep issue these products claim to address is snoring. Although some tools and...

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