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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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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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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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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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6 Best Gift Ideas for Those Who Love to Sleep

Is there anything better than the gift of great sleep? (The answer: Nope. Absolutely not.) If you still haven’t figured out what to buy for friends and family members this year, consider giving them something that will help them score better zzz’s. Useful, thoughtful, and even fun, these presents will be adored by all—yes, even…

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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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Sleep, sweet sleep. We all say it “oh I am going to bed early tonight,” but do we actually make that commitment? It can often feel like no matter what you do, you just can’t get enough of it to wake up feeling refreshed. What can you do about it? Many times, the answer is…

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What is Sleep Talking and Should I be Concerned?

Say what? Find out why some people talk in their sleep. Are you quite the gabber during the night, or is your sleeping partner? Learn more, below, about why people chatter during slumber. Sleep talking is a sleep disorder defined as talking during sleep without being aware of it. Technically called “somniloquy,” talking while you…

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Best Nighttime Exercise Routines

Learn which workouts will boost your sleep. Until recently, nighttime workouts and sleep were considered a bad match. The consensus was that late-evening exercise would rev the body too much before bedtime, promoting sleeplessness. The truth is, you can do any type of exercise at night, as long as the workout doesn’t interfere with your slumber. (People…

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