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Ask SleepBetter: Hot Tea for Insomnia?

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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 Myth Monday: Exercise at Night?

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This is the latest installment of a regular feature here at SleepBetter.org: Sleep Myth Monday, where we bust sleep myths wide open, or verify that they’re true. Myth or Truth: Exercising in the evening is bad for your sleep. MYTH Exercise is definitely a good thing to do for your body, and it will help you…
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Ask SleepBetter: Do Cold Rooms Cause Nightmares?

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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…
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Teen Screen Time Wrecks Sleep

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We don’t know many teens who don’t love staring at screens, whether those screens are attached to TVs, computers, tablets, or smartphones.  New research is confirming, however, just how damaging those screens can be to teen sleep. Researchers surveyed more than 10,000 16-to-19-year-olds from Norway, questioning them about their use of electronics and sleeping habits….
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Sleep Foundation Updates “How Much To Sleep” Recommendations

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If you’re a regular visitor to SleepBetter.org, you know the answer to the question, “How much sleep do I need?” isn’t as easy as it seems. Your age adds variables, and there are wide differences between individuals.  However, the National Sleep Foundation (NSF), in an attempt to create a starting point for discussion on necessary…
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The Dangers of Sleeping in the Cold

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An epic snowstorm is hammering New England right now, leaving several feet of snow in its wake in some areas.  That amount of snow and wind is sure to shut down the electricity for some people.  How can you sleep at night in a cold house, and what are the dangers? Be careful with space…
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Allergies Can Make You Lose Sleep in Winter, Too

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Everyone understands allergies flare up in the spring, when everything is blooming and there’s a layer of yellow-green pollen on your car every morning.  These allergies can clog your sinuses and tend to include sneezing in their repertoire as well.  These symptoms don’t generally lead to a good night’s sleep.  But, while spring and summer…
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Ask SleepBetter: Occasional Sleep Drug Use?

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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…
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That Favorite Gift From Santa May Keep Your Child From Sleeping Better

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Did your son or daughter just get a new smartphone or tablet from Santa?  If so, you may find that your child isn’t sleeping as well. A new study conducted at the University of California in Berkeley, and published in the journal Pediatrics, indicated that children who sleep with a smartphone or other handheld device slept less…
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Five New Year’s Sleep Resolutions for 2015

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We’re at that the time of year when a lot of people take stock of themselves and try to figure out what they can improve.  One thing that most people could work on is the amount of sleep they get each night.  Research has shown that getting the right amount of shut-eye can improve your…
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