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Insomnia Is Normal, Consolidated Sleep Is Not

I had seen a link recently posted on Facebook about bi-modal sleep, which is the art of sleeping in two shifts. Apparently, until about 150 years ago, humans did not sleep in one eight hour block.

According to University of Virginia professor, Roger Ekirch, people slept twice per night

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Texting May Cause Sleep Problems

New research finds that people who send the most texts have the most sleep problems.

To find this, researchers from Washington Lee University assessed the sleep quality, cell phone use, and stress levels of participating students

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Baby Keeping You Up? Guess How Much Sleep Parents Lose in the First Year?

A new British survey reveals that parents of a newborn lose an average of 44-nights of sleep in the first year of their baby's life. To find this, researchers asked over 1,800 people to estimate how many times they were awoken by various things

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Nutsinbulk, Flickr

Foods That Help You Sleep

Having trouble sleeping at night? If you're wandering the halls of your home or waking up in the middle of a sleep session, unable to fall back to sleep, it may be due to your diet.
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Ingesting alcohol and caffeine can disturb peaceful slumber

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Does Your Partner Snore? Try This

A new study finds that singing could be a surprising cure for snoring.

The study had patients practice singing exercises over a three month period in order to tone their throat muscles. A choir director invented the exercises and says that patients who practiced singing the sounds "ung" and "gar" found that their snoring decreased or stopped

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Stress Affects Your Sleep, Try Meditation

Tossing and turning at night? Well, then you're like 83% of Americans according to the LA Times

So why are Americans losing so much needed rest?
Stress and anxiety were cited as the top reason by 48% of the 1,008 adults interviewed by the polling firm Harris Interactive. In addition, 47% of those surveyed said th

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Parents Need to Regulate How Much Their Teens Sleep in the Summer

Many teenagers might be enjoying summer by staying up late at night and sleeping in the next morning. But parents shouldn't let that become a habit.

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Sleeping Habits And How To Get Better Rest [Sponsored]

According to the Better Sleep Council, Americans know how to get better sleep, but don't.

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Can You Die From Snoring?

Yipes, with all the troubles facing us in daily life, now we're being asked if we're snoring ourselves to death!

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Prepare for Daylight Saving Time and Go To Bed Earlier Tonight

We turn the clocks ahead one hour this Sunday for Daylight Saving Time and that will make alot of us sleepy next Monday. This weekend we lose an hour of sleep which can lead to more accidents on Monday

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