Getting Better Sleep
6 Tips for Waking Up Refreshed

6 Tips to Wake Up More Refreshed

If you’re like the vast majority of Americans, the sound of your morning alarm mostly serves as a cue to roll over and hide your head under the covers. Getting out of bed can be tough, but it doesn’t have to be torture. “If you’re sleep deprived, it takes a …

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Getting Better Sleep
Could Sleeping In Be Good for You?

Could Sleeping In Be Good for You?

With around-the-clock schedules and increasing demands, it’s no surprise that Americans are sleep-deprived. Unfortunately, not getting enough sleep is taking a toll on our health. Lack of sleep is linked to everything from heart disease to an oversized waistline. But here’s the good news: Even if you can’t get seven …

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Understanding Sleep Issues
The Truth About Sleeping Pills

Relying on Sleeping Pills? What You Need to Know

According to the American Sleep Association, up to 70 million American adults suffer from some sort of sleep disorder. And more than one-third of Americans don’t get enough sleep on a regular basis, whether they have a diagnosed sleep disorder or not. This is a big problem. In the short …

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Better Sleep
Can 30 More Minutes of Sleep a Day Overcome a Sleep Deficit?

Can 30 More Minutes of Sleep a Day Make a Difference?

With today’s around-the-clock demands, the vast majority of Americans are operating with a sleep deficit. That’s a problem because the human body requires sufficient rest to function at its best. The good news: According to a recent study, you may not have to get the recommended seven to nine hours …

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Healthy Sleep Habits
Tired man experiencing social jet lag

Do You Have Social Jet Lag? 6 Tips for Better Sleep

With 24/7 work schedules and jam-packed weekend activities, it’s not surprising that nearly two-thirds of Americans report their sleep needs aren’t being met during a typical week. And while you may try to make up for that sleep deficit on the weekend, experts say that isn’t necessarily a sound strategy. …

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Understanding Sleep Disorders

Sleep Apnea Basics: 4 FAQs Answered

If your bed partner complains about your loud snoring—or you frequently wake yourself up with a snort—a condition called sleep apnea could be the culprit. “Sleep apnea is a condition where you briefly and repeatedly stop breathing during sleep,” says Meeta Singh, M.D., a sleep medicine expert at Henry Ford …

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Getting a Good Night's Rest
rare sleep disorders

Do You Have Signs of These Rare Sleep Disorders?

You may have already heard of sleep issues such as sleep apnea, narcolepsy and insomnia, but lesser known and more rare sleep disorders can also take a toll on a person’s health. In fact, there are more than 80 known sleep disorders interfering with Americans’ ability to get sufficient shuteye. …

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Better Sleep

Paybacks for Lost Sleep

Are you getting enough sleep? Chronic sleep deprivation or accumulating “sleep debt,” can leave you feeling tired, listless and sleepy on a daily basis. Most people need around seven to eight hours of sleep. Until you get the shut-eye your body needs, it won’t function as efficiently, your health will …

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