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Melatonin Can Help With Sleep if You’re in a Noisy Place

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According to a new study, if you’re the type who gets a better night’s rest from wearing a sleep mask and earplugs, you might consider looking into melatonin. Melatonin is the hormone secreted by the body to regulate sleep, usually in periods of darkness. Synthetically produced melatonin is used to boost the body’s own melatonin…
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Sleep Myth Monday: Bedbug Feeding Time

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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: An adult bedbug can survive for up to one year without eating. TRUTH It’s disgusting, but it’s true.  Bedbugs seem to…
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Ask SleepBetter: Nighttime Pain Prompting a Sleep Switch

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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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Avoid March Madness Sleep Deprivation

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It’s March, and the college basketball conference tournaments have ended.  The seedings have been selected by the NCAA, and that means all that’s left is for the games to be played … LOTS of games. March Madness, otherwise known as the NCAA Basketball Tournament, starts today.  Over the two-and-a-half weeks , 68 teams from around…
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Tips to Help You Survive the First Few Days After the Time Change

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It’s the Monday after the beginning of Daylight Saving Time.  We’re already enjoying the extra daylight in the evenings, but something’s just not right and we’re all really, really tired.  Most likely, it’s that lost hour.  For a lot of people, it doesn’t really sink in until they have to get up for work or…
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Losing Your Daylight Saving Hour as Painlessly as Possible

The idea of beginning Daylight Saving Time is attractive in many ways.  In the spring and summer, days are longer, which means outside activities after work hours.  It also marks the end of the dark days of winter.  The downside, however, is that we all lose an hour of sleep.  It’s like a nationwide jet lag…
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Sleep Myth Monday: Alcohol for 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 true. Myth or Truth: Alcohol helps you sleep. TRUTH Alcohol DOES make you sleepy. However, don’t take that as meaning that it’s a good sleep aid. Once the alcohol wears…
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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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