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Sleeping With Your Smartphone is Frighteningly Common

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If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a thousand times — it’s a bad idea to sleep with your smartphone.  Despite that, people do it.  In fact, according to a new survey, a vast majority of us do it. The new survey, commissioned by Bank of America, indicates that more than 70 percent of…
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Ask SleepBetter: Sleeping with CPAP

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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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Ask SleepBetter: Why Can’t Seniors Sleep as Well?

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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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Don’t Let Summer Break Spoil Family Sleep Patterns

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With the arrival of summer break, American school children no longer need to rouse themselves before daybreak to catch the big yellow bus, but just because the rigid schedule of the school year is over doesn’t mean your family schedule should be too loose. Most schools around the country have just finished their instructional year…
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Ask SleepBetter: Why Do I Dream So Much?

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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…
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What’s the Least Amount of Sleep for Health?

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If you’ve read any amount of SleepBetter articles, you know that we always say the average person needs between seven and nine hours of sleep.  The reason for that wide range is a wide difference in people.  Some are fine with seven, while some need nine or else they’re tired all day.  Never before, however,…
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The Top Seven Everyday Sleep Problems

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We generally assume that many of the people visiting SleepBetter have some kind of sleep problem.  After all, if you slept perfectly and had brand new bedding that was perfect for you, you might not have looked for us!  But, what are the most common everyday issues that keep us from sleeping?  The New Zealand website…
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Sleep Better in the Heat

How to beat the summer heat and sleep better.




With the Memorial Day weekend now past us, the summer is unofficially underway, and in many parts of the U.S., it’s really starting to feel like it.  The situation has been made worse by a spate of severe weather in the middle of the country, knocking out power and comforting air conditioning.  Sleeping while sweating…
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Colleges Making it Easier for Students to Sleep

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We’ve written many articles on SleepBetter about the relationship between sleep and learning.  Now, it appears universities are starting to take sleep deprived students seriously. Two schools in England, Manchester University and the University of East Anglia, are the latest to install special areas for students to use solely for napping.  Manchester has added futuristic…
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New Study: Children Sleep Better With Routines

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A new study is reinforcing the idea that a bedtime routine is the best way to get your child to sleep better. The huge multinational study, conducted by St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, involved around 10,000 mothers in 14 different countries. The researchers found out that mothers who implemented bedtime routines reported their children had fewer behavioral problems during the…
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