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Though it’s somewhat mysterious, sleep talking (a.k.a. somniloquy) is a common phenomenon. About half of kids talk in their sleep at least once a year (and less than 10% do it every day). And roughly 67% of adults talk in their sleep at least once every three months. It often runs in families and tends to be…

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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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How Sleep Can Help Save Your Memory

Feeling foggy and forgetful these days? One key to sharpening your memory may be reworking your sleep schedule so that you get more shuteye, since your brain works overtime while you’re in bed to help boost your ability to remember. A healthy dose of sleep can help you… Learn new skills. Whether you’ve just been taught how to play…

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How Sleep Affects Memory and Learning

A good night’s sleep is essential for learning new info and remembering it later. When you’re trying to learn new information or study for a test, you might be tempted to stay up late and review the material again and again. Hello, cramming! It’s a popular tactic, but not a smart one. By burning the…

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The surprising way your bedding can boost your sleep Your bedding doesn’t just help pull your room together aesthetically; it can also impact your sleep. And here’s the good news: You don’t need to spend a fortune to get quality sheets. Not sure what to shop for? These four rules will help you find and…

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What’s the Best Sleep Position for Your Body?

Your sleeping pose can have a major impact on your slumber—as well as your overall health. Poor p.m. posture could potentially cause back and neck pain, fatigue, sleep apnea, muscle cramping, impaired circulation, headaches, heartburn, tummy troubles, and even premature wrinkles. Wondering which sleep spot is best? Check out the rankings, below, from best to…

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Jet Lag – What is it and How to Beat it?

What is Jet Lag? Jet lag occurs when you travel across multiple time zones and have trouble adjusting to the new schedule. After traveling a long distance by air, your circadian rhythms may still be aligned with the previous time zone. Your body may expect to sleep when it is daytime in the new time…

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5 Ways to Beat the Afternoon Slump

Here’s the thing about wanting to take a nap in the early afternoon: It’s completely natural. Your energy level dips right around seven hours after you wake up, causing you to crave some shuteye. On top of that, there are things that make an afternoon slump worse, like eating a carb-heavy lunch or sitting still…

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Workouts That Can Help You Sleep

Reason number 4,597 to finally commit to regular exercise: It’s been proven time and again to improve your nightlife (sleep, that is). People who work out both drift off faster and wake up less during the night, netting better overall sleep. And that means waking up feeling more refreshed—and more likely to have the energy…

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Debunking Thread Count Myths, Choosing the Right Sheets

Don’t waste your money on inflated numbers – find out what those digits really mean when picking new sheets. When you’re shopping for sheets, it’s easy to believe that thread count is king—and that anything less than a 1,000 thread count will have you sleeping like a pauper. Yes, thread count does impact how your…

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While most of your nights are probably spent in a bed, there might be moments when you find yourself needing to sleep in a less-than-desirable location. Here’s a prime example: when you’re traveling and are forced to sleep while sitting in a plane, train, or car. What can you do so that you can actually…

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Help Your Kids Share a Bedroom (Peacefully)

Sharing a bedroom, whether by choice or necessity, can be an opportunity for siblings to bond and learn important life lessons about cooperation. But for many parents, the real concern is whether their cohabitating kids are going to get any sleep. Here are some tips for making the most of your kids’ shared sleep space…

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