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15 Tips to Keep Stacking Up on Sleep

15 Tips to Keep Stacking Up on Sleep

Are you having trouble falling asleep, staying asleep and waking up ready to conquer the day? Your sleep hygiene habits may need some adjustment to allow for high-quality sleep to fully do its job. Try these sleep tips from healthy lifestyle and fitness expert, Ellen G. Goldman from The Huffington Post: 1. Get the right amout […]

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The Sleep Disorder That Makes You Appear Drunk

The Sleep Disorder That Makes You Appear Drunk

If you’ve ever woken up suddenly from a deep sleep, feeling dazed, confused and couldn’t recall the experience later, you could have a sleep disorder known as “sleep drunkenness.” With the CDC estimating that 50-70 million adults in America have a wakefulness  or sleep disorder, there is a great chance that you may have gone undiagnosed. Published […]

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Why You Should Invest in an Adjustable Bed

Why You Should Invest in an Adjustable Bed

Let’s be honest, most of us think that adjustable beds are more suited for older adults and those who may have medical condition. However, Gallery Furniture Sleep Expert, Brandon Jackson recently informed me that I couldn’t be more wrong. Everyone could benefit from having an adjustable bed in their home. With numerous studies and doctors pointing out that […]

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A Lack of Sleep May Shrink Your Brain

A Lack of Sleep May Shrink Your Brain

What are your reasons for making sleep a priority in your life? You may want to add another reason to your list thanks to the frightening results of a new study published this month in the journal Neurology. Lead researcher Claire E. Sexton, DPhil with the University of Oxford and her team found that while our brains naturally […]

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Why You Should Go After That Window Office

Why You Should Go After That Window Office

If you are looking to improve your sleep along with your health, you just may need to move closer to a window at work. Conducted by researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Northwestern Medicine, a new study suggests that more light exposure for office workers on the job leads to better sleep quality, longer […]

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How to Eat to Stay on Track with Sleep

How to Eat to Stay on Track with Sleep

Obtaining high-quality sleep even when you are tired from a rotating schedule or constant jet lag can seem impossible. Our bodies are ruled by our circadian rhythm or 24-hour biological clock, which needs environment cues such as light to stay on track. When it’s out of sync your metabolism, immune system, hunger, and ability to […]

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10 Things High-Quality Sleep Does for You

10 Things High-Quality Sleep Does for You

Do you still find yourself not making time for sleep and instead giving in to a Netflix binge or scrolling through your Facebook feed at night? The truth is that those late night decisions work against you over time, increasing dangerous health risks and taking away your energy during your work day. Great snooze is […]

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