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Restless Sleep

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  “You are the biggest enemy of your own sleep.” ― Pawan Mishra   Everyone's had it from time to time:  insomnia.  Whether you toss and turn all night, unable to fall asleep, or wake up in the middle of the night and can't fall asleep again, join the crowd.  Over one-third of Americans suffer from some form of restless sleep, according to the Sleep and Health Research Program at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.    Here are some common problems you may be experiencing and suggested solutions to help you fall asleep faster and sleep more restfully...

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Wake Up Fully Rested

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  “Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.” – Thomas Dekker   Whether you're young or old, overweight or underweight, tall or short, male or female, you need restful sleep.  When your body is well-rested, it's able to deal better with the stress and strain of everyday life than when you're struggling to stay awake after a bad night’s sleep.  Restful sleep is essential to your physical and mental health.   Sleep and your immune system   According to Diwakar Balachandran, MD, director of the Sleep Center at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer...

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3 Ways to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

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3 Ways to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

A restful sleep is vital to your daily performance. It also impacts your health by keeping your brain functioning correctly and your physical health at its best. Unfortunately, sleep can sometimes be elusive. But it doesn’t have to be. Here are three ways to get a good night’s sleep. Go Offline In today’s world, you can’t help but be connected to cell phones, tablets and computers. However, those same tools that help you conduct business or stay in touch with friends and loved ones can impact your sleep. Mobile devices can keep you from winding down for a variety of reasons....

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Good Sleep Is a Key Part of Great Health

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Good Sleep Is a Key Part of Great Health
When you have a poor night’s sleep, you expect to feel groggy, tired, and forgetful in the morning. What you may not realize is that chronic poor sleep actually has serious consequences for your physical health. In addition to feeling run down in the morning, your immune system can suffer as a result of chronic poor sleep.

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Is Your Mattress Holding You Back From Better Health?

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Is Your Mattress Holding You Back From Better Health?

A person’s health is affected by the little choices they make each day. These choices include what to eat, how much time to spend being active, and how much time to dedicate to sleep. Many people do not realize what an important role sleep plays in achieving and maintaining good health. Without sleep, the mind does not have time to sufficiently rest and rejuvenate; people with poor sleep may report memory problems, grogginess, low energy levels, and mild mental confusion. Getting a good night’s sleep is an important foundation of good health, so make sure that your mattress is contributing...

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