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The Benefits of Taking A Nap

As Americans, we are constantly on the go, places to be, things to do and work to be done. We rarely slow down leaving us feeling tired and exhausted. I am sure we have all had the feeling where we wish we could be a kid again and just take a nap in the middle…

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How to Choose the Right Mattress for Lower Back Pain

Choosing the Best Mattress for Lower Back Pain Sleeping on the wrong mattress can cause or worsen lower back pain.  Lack of support from a mattress reinforces poor sleeping posture, strains muscles and does not help keep the spine in alignment, all of which contribute to low back pain. Sleep comfort is also sacrificed if…

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Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s, researchers say. During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a study of mice found. “It’s like a dishwasher,” says Dr. Maiken…

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Trouble Sleeping? Paint the Bedroom Blue.

People who paint their bedrooms blue get the most sleep, according to a study released in May by Travelodge. The United Kingdom-based hotel chain surveyed 2,000 men and women across the England and found that Brits who sleep in blue rooms, reported the best shut-eye patterns, banking an impressive average of 7 hours and 52…

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Want to slash your health care costs, boost your brainpower and increase your financial smarts? Get some sleep. Too little sleep can bring on costly health problems. A 2011 study by the University of California at San Diego and Harvard University concluded that men who most missed out on deep sleep were 83% more likely…

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More than 40% of Americans have difficulty sleeping. This causes mental, physical, and emotional health problems for those Americans. If you are one of the 40% that has difficulty sleeping then your bedroom environment may be the source of this trouble. Here are some of the issues with some American insomniacs. Bedroom has too much…

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