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Health & Fitness | Sleep

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.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

AAP: Most Moms Don’t Put Babies To Sleep On Their Backs

Find out how many moms are putting babies to sleep on their backs, and why so many moms are ignoring AAP guidelines to do so.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

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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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.

Psychology | Hypnosis Information

Are My Allergies All in My Head? - The New York Times

Allergies exist. But emotional factors can make them better or worse.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Parents don't get enough sleep for 6 years after a child is born, researchers say

New parents are sometimes shocked to discover how little sleep they get in the first six months after a baby is born.

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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.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Teens and Sleep: The Cost of Sleep Deprivation

Lack of adequate sleep is linked to moodiness, risky behavior and injuries

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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

Health & Fitness | Health

Sleep’s Impact On Inflammation & Immunity Was Shown In Two New Studies

Sleeping is often recommended when you're fighting off an infection or an illness; most of us have spent the day curled up on a couch at some point, under strict bed rest while our immune systems fight off the flu or some other nasty invader. The…

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Best mental health apps for sleep, anxiety and depression

Technology is often criticised for worsening our mental health, particularly social media. New figures released for Time to Talk Day (February 7) demonstrate that though the average person in London has 540 friends on social media, 20 per cent of people s

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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.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Exercising At Night Won't Make It Harder To Sleep, Study Finds

Worried a little late night fitness will keep your heart racing into the overnight? Contrary to popular and previous scientific belief, a new study finds that hitting the gym and exercising in the evening has no effect on sleep quality or duration.

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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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A CPAP Machine Can Help Some Get Better Sleep But Insurers Don't Make It Easy : Shots - Health News : NPR

Millions of sleep apnea patients rely on CPAP breathing machines to get a good night's rest. Health insurers use a variety of tactics, including surveillance, to make patients bear the costs.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

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.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Choosing a Bed | Gokhale Method Institute

Students often ask me if there is a particular mattress that is in line with the Gokhale Method. While I do have a few suggestions, the most important part of lying down is how you do it. Stretchlying on your back or side to put some extra length in your

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

The Evidence on Kids, Sleep, and School Start Times | Psychology Today

Science demonstrates that when young people begin puberty, their biological clocks shift. But school start times don't follow suit.

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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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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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Pictures of Body and Brain Changes When You Sleep

Sleep is a mystery to many of us, but scientists know quite a bit about how it affects us. Here’s what happens to your body when you fall asleep.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

How You Can Use Rest as a Tool for Success | Thrive Global

A book excerpt from Rest, a novel that emphasizes the need to recharge and disconnect to be truly successful.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Is it better to shower in the morning or at night

There are two types of people—those who shower in the morning and those who shower at night. But, according to experts, each has different benefits. Here's how to decide whether or not it's better to shower in the morning or at night.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

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.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

In Search of Sleep, with Bob Ross

Sleep stories, which are a cross between Books on Tape and bedtime stories, are the ideal vehicle for Ross’s style of meditative art instruction.

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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.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

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.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

The '8 Hours of Sleep' Rule Is a Myth. Here's What You Should Do Instead

In today's world obsessed with hustling, cutting sleep is met with a badge of honor--and that needs to stop. Here's why sleep scientist Daniel Gartenberg says 8.5 hours is the new eight hours.

Health & Fitness | Health

5 Reasons to Take a Nap! | Dr Weil

People who nap generally enjoy better mental health and mental efficiency than people who do not. Follow these five napping tips for best results.

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Sleeping in saves lives | Science | AAAS

New survey suggests weekend “catch up” sleep can reduce mortality

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Sleeping in on the weekend might be good for you, but it's not going to fix all your problems

A new study found that time spent sleeping on the weekends could impact the likelihood of dying young. But don’t start partying ‘til 2 a.m. on weeknights just yet.

Health & Fitness | Health

‘I Have More Energy’: 1 In 4 Couples Sleep Apart For Better Rest « WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Snoring, sleep talking or hogging the blankets can make sleeping with another person impossible. The National Sleep Foundation found some married couples choose to get a better night's rest by sleeping apart.

Health & Fitness | Health

Lack of sleep leads to obesity in children and adolescents - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Children who get less than the recommended amount of sleep for their age are at a higher risk of developing obesity. Research at the University of Warwick has found that children and adolescents who regularly sleep less than others of the same age ..

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

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.

Health & Fitness | Health

Excessive daytime sleepiness tied to Alzheimer's - CNN

Poor sleep and the risk of dementia go hand in hand, but no one knew which came first -- until now.

Health & Fitness | Marijuana

Top 5 Cannabis Products to Help You Fall Asleep

So many Americans suffer from insomnia and marijuana not only seems to help, but also allows people to cut down on pharmaceutical sleep medications. Here we have five cannabis products to help you fall asleep from a Dosist vape pen to Care By Design subli

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Trouble Sleeping? Try This Scent - DrWeil.com

This tip is courtesy of Dr. Weil’s Spontaneous Happiness blog. Visit today for more healthy inspirations and insight! If you experience anxiousness and tro

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Foods That Help or Harm Your Sleep With Pictures

Could a good night’s sleep come down to your diet? Discover which foods hinder sleep and which foods promote restful slumber.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help!

These are the 3 foods you should eat for a better sleep, according to a nutritionist

Milk, brazil nuts, and — surprisingly — carbs are the key to a good night's sleep, according to Dr Lisa Gatenby.

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Spacing out after staying up late? Here’s why

A new study is the first to reveal how sleep deprivation disrupts our brain cells’ ability to communicate with each other, which scientists believe leads to temporary mental lapses.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

If you don't sleep in the same bed as your partner, you're not alone

​One in four British couples are regularly sleeping in separate beds due to stress, new research has revealed. Bedroom furniture retailers Bensons for Beds examined the sleeping habits of 2,000 UK couples and found that long work days and children were

Health & Fitness | Health News

A 'catastrophic sleep-loss epidemic' is killing us, warns leading scientist

A “catastrophic sleep-loss epidemic” is causing a host of potentially fatal diseases, a leading expert has said. In an interview with the Guardian, Professor Matthew Walker, director of the Centre for Human Sleep Science at the University of Californi

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5 Breathing Exercises to Reduce Stress & Improve Sleep

Breathing exercises are a way to decrease stress, ease anxiety, improve sleep and boost your mood — plus address COPD and blood pressure problems.

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This Is the Most Effective Treatment for Insomnia That No One Is Talking About - Vogue

A cure for insomnia exists, and it has nothing to do with cooling eye masks, body creams, or sleeping pills.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Sleeping with your dog can lead to a better night’s rest: study

Having a ruff night? Sleeping with your dog may actually be beneficial to your sleep patterns, a study reveals. Mayo Clinic researchers conducted a study...

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This Sleep Pattern Linked To Dementia

Sleep disturbance is common in dementia, but the reason is unclear.

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8 Simple Tips for Getting Better Sleep (and Making Every Day Better)

Learning about how to master the art of sleep has changed my life for the better -- here's how it can change yours.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness Info

Study: Getting Less Than 7 Hours Of Sleep A Night May Make You Fatter

A new study finds that people who don't get enough sleep regularly are more likely to have larger waistlines and at a greater risk of heart disease.

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Melatonin: Benefits and Uses

Learn more about melatonin, its benefits, uses and side effects before you consider taking this supplement.

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Are Tomatoes the Secret Sauce of Better Sleep?

Research has linked a lack of lycopene with 2 common sleep problems. Learn how getting enough of this nutrient can help you sleep better.

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Jet lag cure: Could eye drops ease symptoms when travelling long haul? | The Independent

Cells in the eye are key to regulating humans’ circadian rhythm, according to a scientific study. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh found that a group of cells in the retina communicate directly with the region of the brain that deals with the

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The Anxiety And Sleeping Drugs Linked to Dementia And Death

Drugs prescribed for anxiety, OCD, insomnia, post-traumatic stress disorder and other conditions linked to dementia.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

The Indian Herb That Improves Sleep

The herb is central to the traditional home medicine of India called Ayurveda.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness Info

Sleep Is the New Status Symbol - The New York Times

Once we would brag of not needing very much of it. Now deep slumber is a coveted state achieved with gadgets, apps, gizmos and classes.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Upper Cervical Chiropractor in Los Angeles, Ca.

Dr. Alex Bello in Los Angeles, California specializes in Upper Cervical care. Dr. Bello frequently helps those suffering with migraines and other types of he...

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

The Best Sleep Position For Clearing The Brain of Waste

On your side, face-up or face-down? The position which best clears metabolic waste from your brain at night.

Health & Fitness | Health News

How to Control Aging - Scientific American

A new book lays out the scientific case for lengthening your telomeres—and perhaps your life 

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

The Precise Sleep Schedule That Helps Fight Depression

Antidepressants are more effective when accompanied by the correct sleep schedule.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

‘Night Owls’ May Face Special Challenges

Our internal clocks are varied, and a child may be expected to perform in school at the least alert times of day.

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The Sleep-Weight Connection

Ever feel like you don’t get enough sleep? You’re not alone. The National Institutes of Health recommends dedicating 7–8 of the 24 hours we are given in a day to sleep. Yet, in a 2013 survey, the National Sleep Foundation  found that Americans are

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Sleep and its impact on memory and learning

Two interesting studies were published this past week on sleep and its effects on memory and learning. Sleep disturbance is a common problem in our daily lives, and it has significant consequences on overall health, wellbeing, and brain function. How we f

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Didgeridoo for Sleep Apnea: First Clinical Study - Didge Project

This 2005 study showed that playing the didgeridoo for sleep apnea was beneficial for a number of participants. The sleeping disorder is characterized by...

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Wish I Could Sleep | Psychology of Women

Once you stop sleeping, everything changes. Then begins a cascade of side effects — irritability, low energy, changes in eating habits, maybe weight gain,

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Does Melatonin Really Improve Your Sleep?

One touted solution you may have heard of is melatonin, a supplement that some claim wards off jet lag and sleep issues. But, does it really help do that?

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Too much light weakens bones and changes immune system

Research in mice suggests that continuous exposure to light has wide-ranging effects on health, a worrying finding for people who do shift work

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2breathe - Fall asleep effortlessly

2breathe. Fall asleep effortlessly.Wake up refreshed. Smart device & Mobile app that guides your breathing to induce sleep.

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5 Rarely Seen Tricks for Falling Asleep

If you’re having trouble sleeping, I’d like to offer you some unique tips you won’t find in many places.

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Aging: 7 Physical Habits of People Who Age Well - Motto

Maintaining a positive attitude is arguably just as as important as sleep and exercise in order to age well.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links!

What the How-To Blog Posts Don't Tell You About Sleep

Right, right, right.... I am guilty of it too.


I have also written a post on sleep with some quick fix tips related to nutrition.....

Health & Fitness | Health News

What Happens to Your Body (and Metabolism) When You Don't Sleep Enough

There’s no question that sleep deprivation is an American epidemic, with a third of the country getting less shut-eye than the recommended 7 to 9 hours per night, according to recent research from the Centers for Disease Control. And it’s not like thi

Health & Fitness | Health & Wellness

13 Sleep Lessons From A Landmark British Sleep Report

New findings reveal alarming data about Britons' sleep and this group of experts is calling for change.

Health & Fitness | Health News

How to Get Better Sleep (and Need Less Every Night)

Many of us struggle to get enough sleep every night, but is the sleep we get any good? While it’s important to get enough sleep, better sleep is a greater ally than more hours of sleep. We sat down with a sleep expert and a stack of studies to help you

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Why We Eat Too Much When We Don’t Sleep Enough

University of Chicago researchers found sleep-deprived people ate more snacks, with more calories and fat, compared with after a full night’s sleep

News | Interesting Stuff

It's time to change the clocks: Here are 8 ways to avoid losing sleep this weekend - LA Times

This weekend is the beginning of daylight saving time, you know, the first part in "spring forward, fall back." So that means we lose an hour of dreamy weekend slumber when clocks are set to jump forward an hour early Sunday morning. And that can be problematic for many.

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7 Bizarre Sleeping Habits Of Some Of The Most Successful People On This Planet - Happiness

For those at the top with demanding schedules and intense pressure, sleep schedules are often neglected and pushed aside. (Lack of sleep and exhaustion were the reasons Arianna Huffington collapsed in 2007 in her office.) While we can’t be sure of the health effects these sleeping regimens had—or will have—on the people below, their odd habits are definitely worth noting.

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11 Activities To Do Before Bed That Aren't Checking Your Phone

Catching up on #TBTs and engagement announcements before hitting the hay can be entertaining, but it's time to ditch your social media life for an activity that better preps you for sleep. And your phone's not invited.

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The Sleep-Weight Connection

Ever feel like you don’t get enough sleep? You’re not alone. The National Institutes of Health recommends dedicating 7–8 of the 24 hours we are given in a day to sleep. Yet, in a 2013 survey, the National Sleep Foundation  found that Americans are

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The Americans Who Don’t Get Enough Sleep

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said more than a third of U.S. adults aren’t getting enough sleep. A new report shows who’s getting the least sleep by age, race and region.

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Pets In Bed: Study Reveals If It Helps or Hurts Sleep

Tweet Share 0 Pocket Pinterest LinkedIn 0 Email Is having a pet in bed beneficial for sleep? Having a pet in the bed may benefit some people’s sleep, a new survey suggests. The conclusion comes from 150 patients at the

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Why Insomnia Happens and What You Can Do to Get Better Sleep

We’re all familiar with that silly image of the person who resorts to counting sheep when they just can’t seem to fall asleep. But when you’re the one who’s been tossing and turning all night, insomnia is no laughing matter.

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14 Tips to Get Quality Sleep Tonight | Alan Kohll

Sleep is important. Try some of these tips for better sleep in your own life. Share your favorites with your coworkers so they can get quality sleep and help you have a more productive office environment.

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The Sleeping Position That's Best for Brain Health?

While you're sleeping, your brain restores, recharges and cleanses itself of brain toxins. Research has found the best sleeping position for this.

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It’s probably a myth that we’re not getting enough sleep - Quartz

We've been told that the modern, connected life is taking a toll on our sleep. Compared to previous generations, studies report, we've been sleeping less and less every year. And that is making us "more likely to suffer from chronic diseases such

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Slideshow: Medical Marijuana

See the types of medical marijuana and find out what conditions it can treat.

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8 Ways Showering At Night Could Help Improve Your Sleep

When it comes to achieving a solid night's sleep, a cool room is a must. But it turns out that warming the body, as counterintuitive as that sounds, is equally important. According to renowned sleep scientist

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The Secret Life of Melatonin | Psychology Today

Melatonin is a commonly used over the counter sleep aid, but this hormone's effect on fertility and puberty are powerful and not fully understood in humans. Caution should be exercised before any chronic use or using melatonin in kids.

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The Work We Do While We Sleep

Maria Konnikova writes about recent research on why our brains and bodies need sleep.

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10 Ways To Stop Worrying at Night and Sleep Like a Baby

You worry about something which only exists in your head. One thought leads to another and before you know it it forms a huge web around you and holds you captured.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Stop your gadgets from keeping you awake at night - CNET

Staying up late with your tablet or phone can rob you of a good night's sleep. Fight back with these tips.

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You May Be Getting More Sleep Than You Think

Overactive brains can lead people, even those with insomnia, to underestimate how much they’re sleeping.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Feeling Angry? Take a Nap

University of Michigan psychologists make the case for a workplace nap room in an upcoming issue of the journal Personality and Individual Differences.

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Sleep Disorders Pictures Slideshow: Insomnia, Sleep Apnea, Narcolepsy, and More

Pictures show you the symptoms, causes, tests, and treatments for sleep problems.

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What Happens When You Sleep?

You know when you are asleep, right? Have you ever wondered exactly what is happening? Now you can learn more about what happens while you're sleeping!

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Have insomnia? Better night's sleep all in your head - CNN.com

Popping sleeping pills is not as effective as training your brain and body for better sleep, says a comprehensive new study analyzing sleep research.

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Poor sleep is associated with buildup of toxic Alzheimer’s protein

Restful sleep is required for us to store and save our memories. If you are not getting enough sleep each night, you may be at an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. This is something that I feel equally applies to many other chronic disea

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The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep — we’ve all tried them.

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The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep — we’ve all tried them.

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101 Stress-Busting Ways To Chill Out At Night -- And Get Better Sleep

Turns out, plenty. Here are 101 surprising, electronics-free activities that will help you wind down at night rather than rev up, making it easier to fall asleep and get a good night's rest. Go ahead, give 'em a try. Your body will thank you.

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6 Ways You Can Put Your Dreams to Work for You | Psychology Today

Research shows that REM sleep integrates recent emotional memories by forming broad associations to past experience. Could your dreaming style steer the connections your mind makes during sleep?

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Quiz: Are You at Risk for Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea can prevent you from getting a good night's sleep. Take this quiz to learn the risks and treatments for sleep apnea.

Advice & Self-Help | advice and self help

How to Track Your Sleep | Psychology Today

Keep track of your sleep the proper way and you'll be on the right path to more restful nights.