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Healthy Sleep Tips

Healthy sleep habits can make a big difference in your quality of life. Having healthy sleep habits is often referred to as having good sleep hygiene. Try to keep the following sleep practices on a consistent basis: Stick to a sleep schedule of the same bedtime and wake up time, even on the weekends. This helps to regulate your … Continue reading Healthy Sleep Tips

Travel, Jet Lag, And The One Time To Use Your Mobile Phone To Help You Sleep

If you are crossing more than 3 times zones, especially if you are going EAST, you will likely experience jet lag. Jet lag is one of the weirdest experiences you may have, not under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Your brain seems to be split into two different realities. All of the things going … Continue reading Travel, Jet Lag, And The One Time To Use Your Mobile Phone To Help You Sleep

Summer Allergies Are No Picnic When It Comes to Getting Good Sleep

It’s a cruel summer for people with allergies. After a spring filled with fragrant blooms and the sniffling and sneezing that goes with them, you may find yourself still suffering with irritated eyes, a scratchy throat and a stuffy nose. During springtime, tree pollen is a common allergen. In summer, grass pollen and ragweed emerge … Continue reading Summer Allergies Are No Picnic When It Comes to Getting Good Sleep

Study Finds Those With Low Alcohol Tolerance To Be Most Affected By Sleep Loss

A new study from the German Aerospace Center has found that individuals with low alcohol tolerance may feel the negative effects of poor sleep more dramatically than those with higher tolerances. To understand how alcohol and sleep deprivation impact the individual, researchers administered a controlled amount of vodka to 49 people and monitored the effect … Continue reading Study Finds Those With Low Alcohol Tolerance To Be Most Affected By Sleep Loss

New Research Links Poor Sleep to Cardiovascular Risk In Adolescents

A recent study out of MassGeneral Hospital for Children has indicated that both the quantity and quality of sleep have significant effects on cardiovascular health in young adolescents. To examine the relationship between sleep and metabolic health, Dr. Elizabeth M. Cespedes Feliciano and her team monitored the sleep habits of 829 participants between the ages … Continue reading New Research Links Poor Sleep to Cardiovascular Risk In Adolescents