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Ask SleepBetter: Best Side Sleeping Pillow?

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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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Ask SleepBetter: Family Benadryl Debate

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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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Ask SleepBetter: Lack of Sleep and Chronic Pain

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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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Use Sunlight to Reset Your Body Clock After the Time Change

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Most people agree that the spring time change, when clocks move forward and we lose an hour, is easier than the fall time change when we gain an hour.  But, for many, any tinkering with the clock on the wall can cause them to have problems with their body clock.  At minimum, they have an…
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Ask SleepBetter: A Question from a Young Visitor

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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 Your Way to Better Exam Grades

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It’s college midterm exam time, but whether you’re getting ready for a big test at school or a big presentation at work, sleep should be an integral part of your preparation.  Here are some SleepBetter tips to help you sleep your way to success: Learn, sleep, then review: Sleep plays a huge role in memory.  Look over…
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Monday Sleep Myth: Adult Sleep for Kids

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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: Once children get to the age of 10, they need about the same amount of sleep as adults — around eight hours per night. TRUTH Children…
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Sleep aids: Understand over-the-counter options

Trouble sleeping? Over-the-counter sleep aids might help temporarily — but lifestyle changes are usually the best approach for chronic insomnia. You’ve followed the usual tips for getting enough sleep — sleeping on a regular schedule, avoiding caffeine and daytime naps, exercising regularly, and managing stress. Still, it’s been weeks and a good night’s sleep remains…
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Health Officials Urge Action Against Apnea

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The nation’s sleep experts agree: obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) – a potentially life-threatening disease involving episodes of complete or partial airway obstruction during sleep – is dangerously on the rise. The National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project, a collaboration launched this year by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
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Monday Sleep Myth: Insomnia Catch-Up

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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: Insomniacs can’t usually catch up on sleep with an afternoon nap, even if they try. TRUTH While each person is different, for those with the type…
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