dangers of sleep deprivation

The Very Real Dangers of Sleep Deprivation

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No one really likes not getting enough sleep, but for many people, it’s just part of life. Whether they stay up too late having fun, have to get up super early for work, or simply have trouble falling asleep, many people just try to deal with their sleep deprivation as best they can. But studies show not getting enough sleep …

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If You’re Struggling To Sleep, This Food Could Be Responsible

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If you’ve ever experienced struggling to sleep, you probably know that diet can affect the quality of your sleep. Caffeine, for example, is a definite no-no within a few hours of bedtime, and things like chocolate, ice cream, high fat foods, and citrus can also get in the way of a good night’s sleep. But beyond the basics, there might …

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Not So Sweet Dreams: Consequences of Sleep Problems in the Workplace

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You probably already know you’ll feel sluggish and not at your best if you don’t get about seven or eight hours of sleep at night. So it makes sense that you’ll likely end up negatively affecting your work performance if you don’t get enough sleep. After all, sluggish is not the word that most employers use to describe their employee …

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Product Review FitFormula Sleep —Sleep Issues Gone Now

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I turned 50 in 2018 and I got hit hard with menopause and depression. Sleeping became a luxury. I would drag through the days exhausted and then fall asleep only to wake up in a few hours. I would toss and turn, get hit with hot flashes, not be able to go back to sleep and the cycle continued day …

Poor Sleep and Cardiovascular Disease

Poor Sleep and Cardiovascular Disease: Is There a Connection?

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Feeling rested is one of the best perks of getting enough sleep every night. But it’s not the only one. It turns out keeping your heart healthy is another benefit of sufficient sleep, making it critically important that you get enough rest on a regular basis. Let’s take a closer look at the link between poor sleep and cardiovascular disease …

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6 Reasons Getting Better Sleep Should Top Your New Year’s Resolution List

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Whether you officially make New Year’s resolutions or not, chances are good that sleep, specifically more sleep, and better sleep, is on your list of things that need to improve in the new year. The cool thing about getting better — and more — sleep as a goal is that it doesn’t require a gym membership, a trainer, an expensive …

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The 5 Stages of Sleep and How to Achieve Them

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If you’re struggling to get enough sleep every night, you’re not alone. A study by the CDC found that about one-third of Americans don’t get adequate rest. And that’s a shame, because sleep allows your brain to recover while offering your body many health benefits. But you can’t just tell yourself to go to sleep and see results. I wish …

Effects of Sleep Deprivation

5 Reasons to Wake Up to The Effects of Sleep Deprivation

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Sleep deprivation is a thief. It steals our intelligence, our mental health, and our resilience, among other things. The first step in understanding sleep deprivation is being aware of the ways it hurts us. Then we can try to do something about it. So without further ado, here are the top five reasons you should take the effects of sleep …

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Settle Into Slumber With These 4 Tips

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You’ve read article after article. Counted all the sheep. You just can’t get yourself to sleep. Well, that might change soon, because there may be a few methods you haven’t tried that could help you finally settle into slumber. And they happen to be all natural and super easy to implement at home. So check out a few tried-and-true ways …

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8 Ways to Fall Asleep Naturally and Quickly

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It’s important to get about eight hours of shut-eye each night if you want to reap all the health benefits that come with a good night’s sleep. But it’s not that easy for everyone to fall asleep naturally; some people need a little help. If you’re not thrilled with the prospect of taking sleeping pills, don’t worry, because there are …

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10 Ways Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Health

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Simply put, sleep deprivation means you don’t get enough sleep. Although the amount may vary slightly from person to person, studies show most adults need somewhere between seven and nine hours of sleep per night. If you continuously get less than that, you might notice you often feel tired during the day. You may observe changes in your mood and …

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Common Sleep Disorders and What to do About Them

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Nearly everyone has a night of poor quality sleep once in awhile, but if the problem persists, you might have a sleep disorder. So what are sleep disorders? Sleep disorders are problems that affect the amount and quality of the sleep an individual gets, often leading to problems with mental and physical health during the day. Over 50 million adults …

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Avoiding Insomnia: How to Fall Asleep—and Hopefully Stay Asleep

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Everyone needs sleep, but not everyone gets enough and avoiding insomnia is something that is top of mind of a whole lot of people. I know—massive understatement, right? Insomnia in general, and not getting enough sleep seems to be a universal problem. It doesn’t matter whether you’re young or not-so-young, in the prime of your youth (let’s call that our …

Sleeping Better at Night with Yoga [and Other Things]

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Insomnia is a common issue, and one that far too many people struggle with on a regular basis. Does that describe you? Want to sleep better at night without relying on prescription drugs that can mess you up? The good news is that insomnia can be managed, and there are a number of things you can do for sleeping better …

Go to Bed! Why Sleep is the Most Important Part of Your Workout Routine

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A few months ago, my boyfriend and I decided we could no longer share a full sized bed–we needed a king. I knew that if I was going to win the argument for why we needed to invest more money into a fancy mattress, then I was going to have to do some serious convincing. The argument that stuck was …