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Is it time to kick Fido out of your bed?





We all love our pets. Sometimes after a hard day, there’s nothing more you’d like better than to snuggle up with your pooch (or kitty, whatever your preference may be) and relax. Unfortunately though, sharing your bed with your pets might not be the best idea when it comes to the quality of your sleep….
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You May Be Completely Wrong About The Amount You Sleep

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We’ve all had those nights when you lay awake wondering when you’ll finally go to sleep.  In the end, you figure you’ve only slept for five hours or maybe less, due to insomnia.  However, new research indicates that on nights like that you may actually be sleeping more than you think. A study published in…
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Superfoods That May Help You Sleep

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It’s not new information that some foods can actually help you sleep better.  Here at SleepBetter, we’ve featured more than one article on the benefits of cherry juice for insomnia.  The Huffington Post recently went one step further, however, compiling a list of 10 superfoods that can help you sleep.  Below is the basic list….
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Sleep Can Double Your Chance of Remembering

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Over the last decade, scientists have been learning more and more about the role sleep plays in memory.  A new study now indicates that learning before sleep can actually double your chances of remembering what you were trying to learn. Researchers at the UK’s University of Exiter asked volunteers to try to remember made-up words either…
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Sleep Tips for Busy Moms

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Moms have a job that’s not easy.  During the summer months in particular, it can be a lot of work keeping the kids happy and busy.  This juggling act can lead to a number of problems that keep moms from sleeping well.  Below is a list of tips, with help from British parenting website JuggleMum, to help moms…
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Ask SleepBetter: Is it Safe to Sleep During the Day?

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Have you wondered about something related to sleep, but just can’t find the answer?  Lots of people do, and that’s why we created Ask SleepBetter.  You can ask your own question on the SleepBetter Facebook Page, or by using our Ask SleepBetter contact form.  We will try to answer as many questions as possible, but we are not…
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Sleep May Be a Missing Piece of the Alzheimer’s Puzzle

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New research indicates that poor sleep may be linked strongly to Alzheimer’s Disease. Researchers this week presented the findings of their new study on the role of sleep in the development of the debilitating condition that robs its victims of memory.  They said that disrupted sleep may be one of the missing pieces in explaining how…
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Sleep Deprived Brains Can Mistake Friends for Foes

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If you can’t tell a smile from a scowl, maybe you’re not getting enough sleep. A new UC Berkeley study shows that sleep deprivation dulls our ability to accurately read facial expressions. This deficit can have serious consequences, such as not noticing that a child is sick or in pain, or that a potential mugger or…
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Ask SleepBetter: I’m Afraid of the Dark

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Have you wondered about something related to sleep, but just can’t find the answer?  Lots of people do, and that’s why we created Ask SleepBetter.  You can ask your own question on the SleepBetter Facebook Page, or by using our Ask SleepBetter contact form.  We will try to answer as many questions as possible, but we are not…
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A New and Simpler Sleep Apnea Treatment [VIDEO]





Millions of Americans suffer from sleep apnea, a condition that causes the airway to close during the night, cutting off breathing.  The standard treatment is a Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machine, but many patients find it extremely difficult to sleep with the bulky apparatus.  Now, several several influential groups are saying a simple mouthpiece is…
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