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Nix these things and get better z’s, guaranteed.
Science
Sleep is essential in a diverse range of organisms ranging from nematodes, insects, amphibians, birds, reptiles and mammals
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If the amount of caffeine you need to wake up in the morning is approximately "all of it," you're not getting the quality, restorative sleep that seems to belong exclusively to babies and dead people. Thankfully, as with so many other life problems, there's a hack for that.
Travel
We've all been there: between flying back into a different time zone and immediately switching to an early morning work schedule, your jet-lagged internal clock just doesn't know how to stop running on vacation time.
Healthy Living
It was all downhill from January...
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On average, women in the United States spend more time sleeping than men every day of the week, the biggest difference being
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Sleep Cycle uses an accelerometer to track every phase of a user's sleep through the course of a given night. It does require
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This accessory is actually a slightly different take on the standard travel pillow. For this sleep aid, the "pillow" is worn just like a traditional scarf. An insert can be inflated into a pillow when you need it and deflated or removed when you don't.
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How We Feel When We Wake Up | Create Infographics Luckily, all is not lost, thanks to a few simple tricks that can help anyone
Videos
There's a million reasons to get a good night's rest, but one of them is the simple fact that people tend to look terrible when they're exhausted.
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Most of us are very familiar with that feeling of desperation when the alarm goes off in the morning. Our bodies seem to
Style & Beauty
Before testing out this sleep app, five hours of sleep was the maximum I would get during the work week. Between a two-hour
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Circadian rhythm is regulated in the brain by a 24-hour cycle of light and darkness. Disruption is common among shift workers
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Nobody wants to be set up for poor performance before the first bell even rings. However, poor sleep habits of elementary, middle and high school students may make them sluggish during the day, hinder their success at school and contribute to long-term health problems.
Healthy Living
Just as the country gears up for a summer trip, the National Sleep Foundation released the 2012 Sleep in America poll, its first survey of transportation professionals sleep habits and work performance. The results are not reassuring.
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Circadian rhythms -- our own internal biological "clock" -- govern our sleep-wake cycle and several other daily rhythms of the body. It's a complicated and finely-tuned system of hormonal and bio-chemical reactions that helps us live in rhythm with the 24-hour day.
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Ingrained in all of us is a natural instinct for continuity in our sleeping and waking schedule each day -- our circadian rhythms. While we can choose to ignore this need for continuity by working at night or sleeping late into the day, it carries consequences.
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Do you typically finish out your evenings with glass of wine, beer, or even a shot to ease into sleep? Consuming alcohol near bedtime can have a powerful, negative impact on your sleep quantity and quality.