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    Shuteye and Sleep Hygiene: The Truth About Why You Keep Waking up at 3 a.m.

    You eschew caffeine after lunch, have stopped drinking alcohol and eat healthily. But you’re still staring at the ceiling in the small hours. Here’s why.

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    How to Sleep: Try Japan’s Kaizen Method to Cure Insomnia and Sleep Anxiety

    Having trouble falling asleep? The Japanese word ‘Kaizen’, which means ‘change’, could transform your bedtime routine and help tackle insomnia.

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    How the 3-3-1 Rule Can Help You Fall Asleep Quickly and Reduce Anxiety | Inc.com

    Sleep is key to productivity -- but it also helps calm chronic anxiety. I've found a series of simple tactics that almost assures a good night's sleep (while reducing angst).

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    15 CEOs on How Much Sleep They Actually Get

    We asked 15 CEOs to tell us the truth about their nightly routines—and whether they get up as early as Tim Cook.

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    What the Science Actually Says About Weighted Blankets

    Studies are scarce, but experts still recommend them wholeheartedly.

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    What Happens to Your Body When You Start Napping Every Single Day

    Curious about the benefits of napping? Here's everything to know after one day to six months down the line.

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    The 7 Types of Rest, and How to Get the Kind You Need

    If you never feel fully rested, it could be because you're not getting the right type of rest

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    Scientists Talked To People In Their Dreams. They Answered : NPR

    Scientists have found that two-way communication is possible with someone who is asleep and dreaming. Specifically, lucid dreaming — dreaming while being aware you're dreaming.

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    The 7 types of rest that every person needs |

    Are you getting your seven or eight hours of sleep a night -- yet you still feel exhausted? Here's why that could be happening, according to physician Saundra Dalton-Smith.

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    Feeling Sleepy? Six Findings That Reveal The Nuanced Effects Of Poor Sleep – Research Digest

    By Emma Young. Too little sleep can be bad for us — but it's not always the disaster it’s held up to be.

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    Quick Video Sleep Tip to Prime You for Sweet Dreams

    Some quick and easy self-care strategies to help improve your sleep ???? In this sleep tip, we go over an easy way to set up your thoughts and your unconscious ...

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    Overcoming Burnout and Healing Insomnia in Two Easy Steps | Dr. Dyan

    Reduce insomnia and manage anxiety by following these simple steps. Read more to learn how to reset the mind, relax, and practice self care throughout the day.

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    Dr. Dyan Haspel-Johnson's Tuesday Sleep Tip - How to Ground Yourself Throughout the Day

    Some quick and easy self-care strategies to help improve your sleep ???? In this sleep tip, we go over an easy way to ground yourself through the day to relax t...

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    Dr. Dyan Haspel-Johnson's Tuesday Sleep Tip - How to ground and center throughout the day

    Some quick and easy self-care strategies to help improve your sleep ???? In this sleep tip, we go over an easy way to ground and center quickly throughout the d...

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    Self-Hypnosis for Better Sleep: Calm and Cozy podcast with guest Dr. Dyan Haspel-Johnson

    Looking for the best podcasts about hypnosis? Or great sleep tips? Listen to help insomnia, lower anxiety, mind body healing, & for alternative health tips.

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    Dr. Dyan Haspel-Johnson's Tuesday Sleep Tip - About Hypnosis: Time Distortion

    Some quick and easy self-care strategies to help improve your sleep. In this sleep tip, we go over the hypnotic characteristic of how time slows down and sp...

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    Your Insomnia and Sleep Symptoms Are Telling You Something | Dr. Dyan

    Sleep symptoms are your unconscious giving you clues. Find out what it means to have insomnia vs fatigue vs. nightmares. Unlock the language of sleep.

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    Sleep and the Immune System and How to Support Them | Dr. Dyan

    Sleep and the immune system go hand in hand. These tips help you to boost the immune system and sleep better by finding small pockets of rest.

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    Dreams, nightmares, and how they connect us to ourselves | Dr. Dyan

    Dreams and nightmares are broken down into 3 categories. Understand their purposes, how they guide us and then direct dreams to lead to healing and insight.

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    Sleep and the Immune System and How to Support Them | Dr. Dyan

    Sleep and the immune system go hand in hand. These tips help you to boost the immune system and sleep better by finding small pockets of rest.

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    Why Prioritizing Sleep in the Time of Coronavirus Is So Important

    As our routines change, setting consistent bedtime schedules can help us regain control and combat feelings of stress and anxiety.

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    Busy? What’s busy got to do with sleep? – SleepHub

    Being busy over a prolonged period of time is an important trigger for long-term problems with insomnia, depression and anxiety.

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    Poor Sleep Elevates Next-Day Blood Pressure, Study Finds

    Tossing and turning all night may not be more than just miserable for the mind. Poor sleep may also lead to higher blood pressure the next day, a new study finds.

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    Sleep & Hypnosis with Dr. Dyan Haspel-Johnson - The Snooze Button

    If the first thing you think of when you hear the word “hypnosis” is a Vegas act making people bark like a dog, this episode is for you. If you’ve tried just about…

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    Common Themes in Dreams About the Pandemic | Psychology Today

    A few dreams show glimmers of hope for the future, although right now they are rare green shoots amid a dark and frightening dreamscape.

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    Why Prioritizing Sleep in the Time of Coronavirus Is So Important

    As our routines change, setting consistent bedtime schedules can help us regain control and combat feelings of stress and anxiety.

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    Study suggests that cannabis helps to induce sleep but does not help prevent nightly awakenings

    Cannabis appears to help induce sleep but it does not seem to promote sleep continuity, according to new preliminary research published in the journal ...

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    Self-Medication: Study Finds Deep Sleep 'Rewires' The Brain To Eliminate Anxiety

    Falling into a deep sleep soothes the brain into a relaxed state, allowing it to reset inter-neural connections and reinvigorate itself, a new study finds.

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    Study: Science Underestimated The Dangers Of Sleep Deprivation - Study Finds

    According to a new study, sleep deprivation is even more detrimental to our bodies and ability to complete tasks than previously thought.

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    New Study Pinpoints Why Sleep Is Often the Best Medicine | Psychology Today

    Researchers in Germany have identified why sleep is often the best medicine and why sleep deprivation can increase someone's odds of getting sick.

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    Committing to Sleep Can Change Your Life — Find Out for Yourself

    The science shows sleep helps you stay healthy and get the best out of life.

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    What does science tell us about music and insomnia? | Sleep Research | Sleep Junkies

    Research shows that music can be a non-addictive and cost-effective way to reduce the time it takes you to fall asleep and lessen sleep disturbances.

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    Hypnotic Suggestions Given Before Nighttime Sleep Extend Slow-Wave Sleep as Compared to a Control Text in Highly Hypnoti

    (2020). Hypnotic Suggestions Given Before Nighttime Sleep Extend Slow-Wave Sleep as Compared to a Control Text in Highly Hypnotizable Subjects. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis: Vol. 68, No. 1, pp. 105-129.

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    Sleep Secrets That You’ve Been Searching For | Dr. Dyan

    Get 3 easy sleep secrets that you can start tonight to help you sleep better, feel calmer, and connect mind and body. Sleep naturally with these simple tips

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    How Sleep Changes Your Brain, From Infancy to Old Age, According to Science

    Neuroscience reveals many ways sleep changes our brain, from neuron growth to white matter density and the developmental dangers of jet lag.

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    Self-Medication: Study Finds Deep Sleep 'Rewires' The Brain To Eliminate Anxiety

    Falling into a deep sleep soothes the brain into a relaxed state, allowing it to reset inter-neural connections and reinvigorate itself, a new study finds.

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    Study: Long Naps, Sleeping For More Than 9 Hours Increases Stroke Risk

    A new study finds that regularly taking naps that exceed 90 minutes, or sleeping for over 9 hours each night, may raise one's chances of suffering a stroke.

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    Sleep Demons: Bill Hayes on REM, the Poetics of Yawns, and Maurice Sendak’s Antidote to Insomnia – Brain Pickings

    “Sleep acts … more like an emotion than a bodily function. As with desire, it resists pursuit. Sleep must come find you.”

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    Hypnosis Changed My Life and my Sleep

    When my anxiety and insomnia returned, my therapist suggested a new form of treatment. The results challenged my inner skeptic.

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    3 Easy Steps to Overcome Trouble Sleeping and Other Symptoms

    Trouble sleeping? Tired of being tired? Here are 3 steps to help you listen to your symptoms to calm your mind and heal your body so that you can sleep

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    When Sleep Improves so Does Anxiety, Depression, and Paranoia

    Study finds therapy designed to treat insomnia also reduced paranoia and hallucinations, and improved depression and anxiety in patients

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    Sleep Quality Shown to Improve with Digital CBT

    By Jack Barton. Screens are often blamed for damaging our sleep and mental health - but technology can be a force for good.

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    Here's the Lowdown on Why We Dream

    The science and secrets behind dreams and how they affect our sleep and waking moments.

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    10 Great Morning and Night Practices to Help You Sleep

    Experts give suggestions on how to start your morning, prepare for the day ahead, and wind down before you go to sleep.

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    Another Study Shows Teens Do Better with Later Start Times

    Researchers discovered that middle and high school students slept longer and were less likely to be too drowsy to finish their homework if their schools started later in the morning.

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    You're Sleep Wake Cycle May Seem Challenging for a Reason

    Circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders refer to a group of conditions in which the timing of sleep is affected. Circadian rhythms are often referred to as the body’s internal clock or the biological clock. Individuals with a circadian rhythm sleep-wake d

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    6-8 Hours is the Perfect Amount of Sleep. Here's Why

    Just like Goldilocks in pursuit of the perfect bowl of porridge, logging six to eight hours of sleep each night is just right for heart health. Any more or less than that amount of time can potentially be detrimental to our hearts, new research shows.

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    Research Shows That Late Night Snacks Disturb Sleep

    We've all been there. That late night craving for some junk food sets in, even though it's way too late to be eating. Most of the time all it takes is a little bit of willpower to resist, but giving in to temptation from time to time happens to the best o

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    Here are 21 Easy Things that Can Improve Your Sleep

    These simple tweaks will help you fall asleep faster and get better quality sleep this year.

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    Third Of Adults Still Sleep With 'Comfort Object' From Childhood, Survey Shows

    Getting a good night's sleep is a just as much as challenge as it is a priority for many of us, which is why people often turn to various nighttime "rituals" before and after hitting the sack.

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    Study: Roller-Coaster Sleeping Habits Weaken Focus, Creativity

    A new study finds that staying up late on some nights and then binge sleeping on others can take a toll on one's focus and creativity levels.

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    Survey: Average American Has 99 'Terrible' Nights Of Sleep Each Year - Study Finds

    With as many as 70 million adults in the U.S. suffering from a sleep disorder, there's no question that a good night's rest is incredibly valuable to many. Just how valuable, you ask? According to one survey, the average American would pay $290 for a perf

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    Mild Sleep Problems May Cause Elevated Blood Pressure in Women, Study Finds

    Previous research has indicated that chronic sleep deprivation can cause cardiovascular problems, but a new study shows that, for women, even less worrisome sleeping issues may lead to higher blood pressure.

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    Be More Productive At Work If You Get 7-8 Hours Of Sleep Every Night

    Getting less sleep on a regular basis doesn’t necessarily mean you'll get more done with all that extra time on your hands. A recent study reveals that people who battle sleeping problems may actually be less productive on the job. 

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    How a person sleeps is partially reflective of their personality, study finds

    New research published in the European Journal of Personality has found that some personality traits are connected to how long and how well people sleep. ...

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    Researchers Identify Sleep As A Key Reason Why Personality Traits Predict Longevity – Research Digest

    By Christian Jarrett. People with certain personality characteristics are more likely to sleep too little, or too much, or to experience greater sleepiness during the day, and in turn this raises their risk of dying.

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    Survey: Average American Has 99 'Terrible' Nights Of Sleep Each Year - Study Finds

    With as many as 70 million adults in the U.S. suffering from a sleep disorder, there's no question that a good night's rest is incredibly valuable to many. Just how valuable, you ask? According to one survey, the average American would pay $290 for a perf

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    Self-Soothing Techniques That Will Help Your Toddler Fall Asleep Right Away - Thrive Global

    3-year-olds have inordinate amounts of energy and it’s hard to calm them down, but this system of self-soothing really works.

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    17 Proven Tips to Sleep Better at Night

    This article lists 17 evidence-based tips to sleep better at night. Getting good sleep is very important for optimal health.

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    A Lack of Sleep Affects Not Just Your Health, But Your Attitude and Mood

    Insufficient sleep clouds your perspective and challenges your ability to regulate your emotions. Here's what to do about it.

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    The Struggle Is Real: Baby Sleep Problems Can Lead To Parental Depression

    Most parents of newborns know the struggle that comes with getting babies to sleep through the night. Now a recent study shows baby sleep problems may actually lead to depression for some.

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    Study: Babies Introduced To Solid Foods Earlier Sleep Longer, Wake Less Frequently At Night - Study Finds

    If getting your infant to wake up less frequently overnight and log more hours of shuteye overall, then this research is for you. A new study finds that babies transitioned to solid food earlier sleep longer and woke less frequently overnight compared to

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    Survey: Average American Has 99 'Terrible' Nights Of Sleep Each Year - Study Finds

    With as many as 70 million adults in the U.S. suffering from a sleep disorder, there's no question that a good night's rest is incredibly valuable to many. Just how valuable, you ask? According to one survey, the average American would pay $290 for a perf

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    6 Ways Sleep Boosts Your Brainpower: Memory, Mood, Creativity

    You’ll see powerful effects on your mood, creativity, memory and more.

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    Why You Can’t Think Straight When You’re Sleep Deprived | Psychology Today

    It’s difficult to identify a cognitive skill that isn’t affected by sleep, and compromised by sleep deprivation.

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    How Your Stomach Could Be Impacting Your Sleep | Psychology Today

    We’ve learned a staggering amount about the microbiome and its relationship to sleep in recent years.

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    How Your Sleep Can Impact Distraction Levels | Psychology Today

    There are countless distractions challenging us in modern life. Your sleep habits can make it better—or worse.

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    Sleep: A simple way to improve wellbeing

    The Simple And Essential Way To Improve Your Wellbeing And Live A LONG Time

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    Study: New Sleep Med May Prevent People From Snoozing Through Emergencies - Study Finds

    Popping a sleeping pill to ensure sound shuteye may get you extra rest, but it also might prevent you from waking up in the event of an emergency

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    Study: Women Who Are 'Early Birds' Are Less Likely To Develop Depression - Study Finds

    Women who find themselves feeling blue may want to consider changing their bedtimes. A recent study found that middle-aged women who both go to bed and rise earlier are less likely to develop depression than others in the same demographic.

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    Deep Sleep A Natural 'Fountain Of Youth' In Old Age, Study Says

    A new study finds that seniors who don't get enough deep sleep are more likely to suffer from memory loss and life-threatening ailments like heart disease.

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    Study: 7 In 10 Teens Don't Get Enough Sleep, Raising Risk For Drug Use, Suicidal Thoughts - Study Finds

    According to sleep experts, teenagers need between eight and ten hours of sleep every night, but a new study finds that when they're not meeting that standard, they're more prone to risky behaviors.

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    if you’re sensitive to alcohol, you’re probably sensitive to sleep deprivation too

    By Julia Gottwald. It seems alcohol intoxication and sleep deprivation are more similar than we once thought.

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    A Top Sleep Scientist Shares the Nighttime Routine She Swears By

    Cheri Mah, MS, MD is one of the most sought after sleep scientists in the sports world, consulting with Olympians and a growing list of professional teams including the Golden State Warriors. Here, Dr. Mah, a Physician Scientist at the University of Calif

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    Sleep Deprivation Makes Your Anxiety Peak

    According to two new studies, a lack of sleep is associated with both increased anxiety and increased anger, both of which can also lead to further sleep deprivation, creating a cyclical problem.

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    5 Steps to Wind Down and Fall Asleep - Mindful

    How to stop tossing and turning and get some quality shut-eye.

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    weird dreams actually make sense (according to neuroscience and psychology)

    Think of it as your brain’s version of throwing spaghetti against the wall and seeing what sticks.

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    Struggling in the Dark - Mindful

    Lots of research tells us what the best habits are around sleep, but if we are trying too hard day and night, rest may not come easily.

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    Sleep Trackers May Actually Make Your Sleep Worse, Study Finds

    A new study finds that wearable sleep trackers, such as ones found in some smart watches, might actually make your sleep worse.

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    'World's Largest Sleep Study' Finds 7 To 8 Hours A Night Is Best For Our Brain - Study Finds

    Researchers behind what's touted as the "world's largest sleep study" say sleeping for seven to eight hours a night -- no more, no less -- will put you at the top of your game the following day.

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    A new blood test may detect sleep deprivation

    Sleeplessness can lead to a number of negative outcomes, from lost work to car crashes, but a new blood test may now be able to measure sleep deprivation.

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    Study: Sleep-Deprived Drivers Up To 15 Times More Likely To Be Involved In Crash - Study Finds

    A new study finds that drivers who slept for less than four hours were 15 times more likely to cause a crash, compared to drivers who slept seven to nine hours, the recommended level for adults.

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    Sleep Quality Affects Children's Eating Habits, Linked To Obesity - Study Finds

    Children who struggle to sleep soundly may battle eating issues and struggle to maintain a healthy weight over time, a recent study finds.

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    Debunking Sleep Myths: Is the Only Symptom of Insomnia Having Trouble Falling Asleep? - National Sleep Foundation

    The causes of insomnia are vast and varied. Check out what might be behind the sleepless nights at your house.

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    Study: Sleeping Longer Can Lead To A Healthier Diet - Study Finds

    In case you needed a reason to stay in bed more, a new study finds that sleeping longer may lead you to being a better eater.

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    The Healthy And Wealthy Track Sleep Habits The Most In The U.S., Study Finds - Study Finds

    NEW YORK — Looking to adopt the habits of the well-to-do? You may want to think about paying more attention to your sleep. People who use smartphone apps to track and monitor their sleep habits tend to be wealthier and report themselves as healthier tha

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    Study: Sleeping Longer Can Lead To A Healthier Diet - Study Finds

    In case you needed a reason to stay in bed more, a new study finds that sleeping longer may lead you to being a better eater.

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    How to Stop Worrying and Fall Asleep Faster

    New research says that mindfulness therapy, which focuses on helping people get over their anxieties about not falling asleep, may be an effective treatment for insomnia.

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    A Lack of Sleep Triggers Viral Loneliness | Thrive Global

    A recent study found a direct link between poor sleep and social isolation. Here's what the researchers want you to know about their findings.

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    Sleep Quantity vs. Sleep Quality

    Logging major hours of sleep each night but still feeling exhausted? You may need to focus on quality, not quantity.

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    Fall Asleep Fast

    Tired of tossing and turning? Follow these four easy strategies to help you fall asleep faster.

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    Using an Alarm Clock, Alarmed in the A.M.

    An alarm clock does just what its name suggests - it alarms us, every morning. That can't be healthy. Is there an alternative?

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    Does "Sleep Hacking" Work? | Mark's Daily Apple

    You can "hack" a lot of your health, diet, and lifestyle. You can cook the entire week's meals ahead of time, buy high-quality prepackaged foods and ready-to-cook meals, cover your nutritional bases with smart supplementation. You can condense y

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    8 Hours Of Sleep An Easy Antidote For Depression, Anxiety

    Not getting the recommended eight hours of sleep a night may do more than make someone groggy and unfocused. It may even lead to depression and anxiety, according to a new study.

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    Study: Student Athletes Often Suffer Sleep Paralysis, Hallucinations In Bed - Study Finds

    Despite the many health benefits associated with playing sports, a new study finds that student athletes are prone to sleep paralysis and dream-like hallucinations while waking up or falling asleep.

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    6 Calming Affirmations to Say to Yourself the Next Time You Can't Sleep

    To get a better night's rest, try using the mantras in Jennifer Williamson's new book, Sleep Affirmations: 200 Phrases for a Deep and Peaceful Sleep.

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    Brain Changes Linked to Sleep Need - Sleep Review

    We've all experienced going to bed tired and waking up refreshed, yet how that happens at the molecular level remains a mystery.

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    The 11 Kinds of Insomnia - Health

    Can't sleep? Here are 11 types of insomnia developed by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

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    How to Shut Off Your Brain When You Can’t Sleep - Health

    Racing thoughts at night could be a sign of anxiety or insomnia. Use these tricks to shut your brain off, stop the racing thoughts, and go to sleep

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    What It’s Really Like to Fall Asleep When You Live With Anxiety

    A woman with anxiety shares what it's like to fall asleep when she's experiencing intense anxiety at night.

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    Eliminating Pain Is Key to Improving Sleep - Sleep Review

    A board-certified internist and expert in pain and sleep explains 4 health domains for pain alleviation, as well as 7 common causes of pain (and how to get rid of each).

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    Fibromyalgia and Sleep Disorders: Link Between Sleep Apnea, Insomnia and Restless Legs Syndrome

    A Bel Marra Health report examines the connection between fibromyalgia and sleep disorders such as insomnia and restless legs syndrome.

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    How to Address Fibromyalgia to Improve Sleep Disorder Treatments

    A board-certified internist and expert in pain and sleep explains how to easily diagnose and treat fibromyalgia, including how and why it's so important to optimize sleep in these patients.

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    Electric light, particularly at night, disrupts human circadian rhythmicity: is that a problem?

    Over the past 3 billion years, an endogenous circadian rhythmicity has developed in almost all life forms in which daily oscillations in physiology occur. This allows for anticipation of sunrise and sunset. This physiological rhythmicity is kept at precis

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    Insomnia: Sleep Tips Slideshow

    Can't sleep? Start using the tips from this WebMD slideshow tonight to sleep better.

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    Study: Weekend Sleep-Ins May Help You Live Longer

    There was a 65% higher death rate for people who regularly slept less than 5 hours on all nights, compared with people who regularly slept 6 to 7 hours per night.

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    How to sleep better and live longer - just by re-setting your body clock!

    The field of circadian biology — the study of the human body clock — is radically changing the way we understand how the body and the mind function. Here's how it can help you.

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    Is Sleep Apnea Affecting Your Daily Life?

    Sleep apnea is typically associated with snoring, so it can be a surprise to learn that there are daytime symptoms too. Read on to learn how to I.D. the disorder.

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    Caregivers: How to Carve Out More Time for Yourself—and for Sleep

    Overseeing a loved one’s health is a rewarding but often exhausting experience. Learn how to make the job easier with these 3 sleep-better strategies.

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    What Is Sleep Paralysis, and How Do You Stop It?

    Sleep paralysis is more common than you probably think — but that doesn’t make it any less scary. Here’s what causes it, and how to stop it.

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    How to end your day in a happy note

    It is important to finish our day in a good way, we need to prepare ourselves for another happy day. Here are my suggestions on how to end a day in a happy way

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    Why Do I Wake Up Feeling Like I Never Slept?

    A new study helps explain why so many insomniacs feel like they never fell asleep: It’s possible to remain consciously aware while your brain (or parts of it, anyway) is in a sleep pattern.

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    Arianna Huffington became successful after she started sleeping well

    Arianna Huffington says believing this bad habit makes you successful is a "complete delusion."

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    Why a lack of sleep makes us depressed

    Lie awake and you could be playing havoc with your amygdala.

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    How Getting Enough Sleep Every Night Can Help You Ward Off Diseases

    Getting enough sleep each night plays a major role in how your body works. Find out how to reduce your risk for chronic disease with good old-fashioned shuteye.

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    Why Do We Need to Sleep?

    At a shiny new lab in Japan, an international team of scientists is trying to figure out what puts us under.

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    What Is Sleep? Latest Research & Treatments

    Need to know more about What Is Sleep?? Find expert research & treatment advice from the American Sleep Association - Official Site.

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    Sleep Hallucinations - Research & Treatments

    Need to know more about Sleep Hallucinations? Find expert research & treatment advice from the American Sleep Association - Official Site.

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    What Snoring Is & How To Stop Snoring

    Need to know more about snoring? Find expert research & treatment advice from the American Sleep Association - Official Site.

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    Insomnia and Heart Disease

    Over the past decade increasing evidence has emerged indicating that insomnia, especially when it occurs in a setting of short sleep, is related to heart disease.

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    The Importance of Sleep for Young Athletes Who Travel

    Not only can a healthy sleep schedule boost performance during a game, but it could also protect kids from getting injured.

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    Depression and Sleep

    Does your depression affect your ability to sleep? Don't worry, there are things you can do to sleep better with depression.

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    Why Am I Sleepy After Eating Lunch? A Role of Afternoon Circadian Dips

    Why do most people become sleepy after eating lunch? Learn about the link to your circadian rhythm and a few ways to counteract this desire to sleep.

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    Sleep Statistics - Research & Treatments

    Need to know more about Sleep Statistics? Find expert research & treatment advice from the American Sleep Association - Official Site.

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    Calming Rituals to Help You Fall Asleep

    Tips for help to fall asleep fast by using calming rituals like yoga, deep breathing, meditation, and other relaxation methods.

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    Not a Morning Person? Learn How to Wake and Get Up Early

    What are the best ways to wake and get up early? Discover simple solutions to make mornings easier, including alarms, morning sunlight, and caffeine.

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    We’re in a ‘Dream Deprivation’ Epidemic

    A new paper argues that a lack of dream sleep is a widespread public-health problem, one with dire implications for waking life.

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    Vicious Cycle of Insomnia and Sleeping Pills

    Talking to Matthew Walker, a sleep scientist and the author of the new book Why We Sleep, about sleeping pills and CBT-I.

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    Sleep Deprivation Messes With The Brain's Emotional Response

    Lack of sleep throws the brain regions associated with emotion off balance, finds a new study.

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    Nobel Prize in medicine: US body clock scientists win

    Three US scientists have landed the Nobel Prize for Medicine for their discoveries explaining the inner workings of our biological clock.

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    New: how sleep helps the brain to reorganize itself

    A study has given new insights into how sleep contributes to brain plasticity -- the ability for our brain to change and reorganise itself -- and could pave the way for new ways to help people with learning and memory disorders.

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    Treating Insomnia Could Help With Anxiety and Depression

    In a study of 3,700 people, cognitive behavioral therapy helped lift insomnia—and other mental health conditions.

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    The SMC Ultimate Guide To Staying Cool During Hot Nights

    Fed up of losing sleep due to hot nights? Here's the ultimate guide to staying cool overnight, featuring our resource post and infographic.

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    How To Sleep Better During Allergy Season

    If hay fever is keeping you awake at night during allergy season, try these techniques to help you sleep better.

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    7 Sleep Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making

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    5 Ways To Combat Sleep Deprivation

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    Mastering Sleep Positions for Better Health

    Many factors that facilitate restful sleep, including room environment, mattress and pillow, but sleep positions are key for better sleep and health.

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    Sleep Disorders May Impact Men and Women Differently

    Not all sleep disorders are created equally, apparently: A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine suggests men and women are affected differently by sleep-related issues like…

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    Should You Take Melatonin for Insomnia?

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    Which Came First, Sleep Problems or Anxiety?

    There's a strong link between anxiety and depression, and sleep problems, and it goes both ways.

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    A Brief Guide on How to Sleep Better Every Night

    Want to learn how to sleep better? Look no further. This guide walks you through everything you need to know to learn how to sleep better every night.