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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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How to Survive New Year’s Sleep Deprivation

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Some people refer to New Year’s as a “one minute holiday” because the entire celebration is focused on that countdown to midnight.  That may be true in many ways, but to get to that countdown requires staying up later than usual for many people.  That can make January 1 a very tiring day.  While the…
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Ask SleepBetter: Restless Leg Syndrome

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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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Sleep Myth Monday: Time to Sleep

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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 actually not myths at all. Myth or Truth: People who fall asleep fast are more likely to be sleep deprived. TRUTH The average person takes from 10-20 minutes to fall…
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Ask SleepBetter: Waking Up Early

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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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Focusing on Business and Sleep

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When the calendar turns to December, most of us start spending a lot of time talking about the year-end holidays and even New Year’s resolutions.  The business media, however, has picked the last few days to talk about sleep … specifically how the lack thereof can harm your career. On December 1, Forbes published an…
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5 Tips to Enjoy Thanksgiving While Sleeping Better

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Thanksgiving brings to the mind images of family get-togethers, football, and … of course … gorging on turkey.  It’s the latter of those three images, however, that can lead to sleep issues. Below are five SleepBetter tips that will help you stay well rested during the Thanksgiving weekend as well as the year-end holidays: 1)…
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