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How Does Lack of Sleep Affect Your Heart?

Many of the side effects of bad sleep are experienced almost immediately. Most people have started the day at least once with dark circles or bags under their eyes. The inability to focus and cravings...

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Does Weight Fluctuation Affect the Risk of Sleep Apnea?

People can gain weight for a variety of reasons, including pregnancy, medications, sudden change in activity level caused by an injury, mental health issues, and much more. It is natural for someone’s...

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5 Facts to Know about Circadian Rhythm

Human beings cannot survive without sleep. It seems like an obvious truth, but still many of us undervalue sleep. Our internal clock or circadian rhythm dictates our natural sleep schedule and affects...

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How Does PMS Affect Sleep?

According to the National Sleep Foundation, 30% of women report difficulty sleeping during their period, and 23% report difficulty sleeping the week beforehand. Read our blog to learn more about PMS (premenstrual...

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5 Stages of Sleep

Most of us know that there are two different types of sleep: rapid eye movement (REM) and non-REM. However, there are four different stages of non-REM sleep a person passes in and out of throughout the...

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Can Better Sleep Improve Athletic Performance?

For both non-athletes and athletes, sleep is an essential component to overall health and wellbeing.  Everyone needs sleep in order to feel restored and function their best the next day. However, sleep...

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How Does Caffeine Affect Your Sleep?

More people on the planet drink coffee than don’t. In America, 64% of us are regular coffee drinkers, according to a 2020 study. Coffee drinkers in America average 3 cups per day! That sounds like a...

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5 Health Risks Associated With Snoring

Has this ever happened to you?: You’re sleeping peacefully, dreaming away, when suddenly a loud rumble takes over like a tropical storm is bursting into your bedroom. No, it’s not an earthquake or...

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Your Sleep Can Affect Your Mood, But Can Your Mood Affect Your Sleep?

Everyone knows how sleep affects their mood. After a night of tossing and turning, you’re more likely to be irritable and stressed, while with a night of good sleep your mood often stabilizes. Not only...

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Sleeping with a Snoring Partner: Steps for a Better Night’s Rest

We’ve all experienced it at some point: you’re lying awake in the darkness ready to drift off to sleep but someone’s snoring stops you. You want to fall asleep but all you can focus on...