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Can Cutting Out Meat Improve Sleep? And Other Dietary Tips

Millions of Americans struggle with chronic sleep issues. The CDC reports that more than a third of adults fail to get adequate sleep on a regular basis. There are many factors that inform an individual’s...

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What Happens When We Snore

For as long as there has been sleep, there has been snoring. In fact, references to snoring can be found in ancient texts, Shakespeare and even the holy books of major world religions. Most everyone snores...

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Experiencing Insomnia Right Now? Read This.

It’s weird how loud quiet can be, huh? The buzzing of appliances, the whir of distant cars and even our own breath hammers at the silence of these sleepless nights. Even the volume on the TV seems calibrated...

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What to Expect During Your Whitney Sleep Physician Consultation

Good sleep is one of the most important components of a healthy life. Getting enough high-quality sleep can transform one’s lifestyle and pave the way for better energy levels and a lower risk of health...

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How Autoimmune Diseases Can Impact Your Sleep

Living with an autoimmune disease is challenging to say the least. There are currently more than 100 recognized autoimmune diseases impacting over 20 million Americans. Each unique in their symptomatology...

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A Recipe For Good Sleep: Evening Snacks to Help Your Slumber

As the saying goes, “You are what you eat.” Food is an essential part of our physical health, and that includes sleep. While many people know what foods they should avoid in the evening, such as very...

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What You Need to Know About Periodic Limb Movement Disorder

Periodic Limb Movement Disorder (PLMD), formerly known as sleep myoclonus or nocturnal myoclonus, is a disruptive sleep disorder marked by repetitive limb movements during non-REM sleep. Frequency and...

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Tips For Helping a Partner or Child Dealing With Parasomnia

Parasomnia is a broad term used to classify a number of unusual behaviors occurring during or between different phases of sleep. There are a number of different parasomnias ranging in severity, but they...

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Root Causes and Remedies for Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless Leg Syndrome is believed to impact an estimated 5-10% of adults and 2-4% of children. Symptoms include disturbing sensations in the legs (or arms) which result in an irresistible urge to move,...

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The Science Behind How Exercise Helps You Sleep Better

Regular exercise over time improves sleep quality and can even aid falling asleep more quickly. Just like other practices such as avoiding caffeine and electronics before bed, getting regular exercise...