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Tips for When You Wake Up in the Middle of the Night

How you handle waking up in the middle of the night has a big impact on your odds of falling back asleep quickly. Here’s how to play your cards right. There are lots of reasons you might wake up during the night, from drinking a little too much wine before bed to hearing a loud noise outside your window….

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5 Best Plants for Your Bedroom

Placing a few of these botanical beauties near your bed can help you sleep better. The furnishings of the average bedroom are fairly universal: a bed, probably a nightstand, a lamp, chair, and rug. But what about plants? Few bedrooms contain them—and that could be a mistake. Plants can improve the quality of the air…

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5 Lifestyle Changes that Reduce Snoring

Put an end to noisy nights and restless sleep with these easy-to-follow tips to reduce snoring. There are some nighttime noises you can’t control, like a rowdy roommate, the neighbor’s howling dog, or cars on a nearby highway. Luckily, you can turn down the volume on one of the most common sleep-disturbing sounds: Snoring. These simple lifestyle tweaks can…

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Does Snoring Mean I Have Sleep Apnea

Learn how serious your snoring really is and if you may have sleep apnea. Snoring can do a lot more harm than just annoy your partner—it can lead to poor sleep quality and quantity. About 90 million Americans suffer from snoring; as many as half of those may have the sleep disorder Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). While…

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Is Snoring Genetic?

Noisy nighttime breathing is caused by some factors you can control—and others that you cannot. Learn how snoring may be passed down from parent to child. We know that curly hair and height run in the family, but is the tendency to snore inherited as well? When it comes to the type of snoring that…

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How to Get Enough Sleep in College

Sleep & Memory = Building Blocks of Learning College is synonymous with all-nighters, whether it’s cramming for an exam or cramming into a party. While sleep is a must, so are classes, club meetings, extracurricular activities and maybe even a part time job. Sleeping late on weekends might be the most popular quick fix, but…

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Do Men Snore More than Women?

There are definite gender differences when it comes to those sleep-disrupting sounds. Discover the biology behind this middle-of-the-night disturbance. Nearly 90 million Americans have a habit of snoring in their sleep—and for many of these noisemakers, there are exasperated partners wondering whether he or she will ever sleep through the night again. When it comes…

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Feeling tired is a national epidemic – it’s time to stop the suffering!   And that drowsiness doesn’t just affect productivity- it can be a serious safety factor too. Approximately 15% of work injuries can be attributed to fatigue. And some of the latest data raises red flags around getting behind the wheel of a…

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Americans love to nibble post-suppertime – here’s what you need to know to make better snack choices Dinner seems like it happened ages ago and the subtle pangs of hunger are becoming increasingly louder. Your stomach is telling you it’s time for a snack before bedtime. But the question is what should you eat? Too…

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What Your Sleep Position Says About Your Personality

Have you ever wondered what your favorite sleep position says about your personality? A lot, according to all the research! When talking with a friend, do you stand with your arms straight by your side or with them crossed in front of your chest? Do you cock your head when listening or lean in or…

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How to: Transition from Awake to Asleep

Having a good night’s sleep is not always easy especially after having a busy day. The constant need to feel connected to the world 24/7 gives people increasing levels of stress and “busyness” which makes getting a good night’s sleep difficult. Thankfully, nature has many cues for us to follow to help us settle down…

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5 Way to Get Your Family to Sleep on Christmas Eve

It can be hard to get your kids to fall asleep on a normal night, but Christmas Eve? Forget about it. Anticipation over a visit from Santa Claus, excitement about the soon-to-be-opened presents, lots of sweet treats, and a complete shift from their normal schedule can make even the easiest kid impossible to put to…

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