Stress and Sleep| Relax Your Way to Restful Nights

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While there are many reasons that may prevent us from getting the good night’s sleep we long for, one of the most common of all is stress; we all experience different levels of stress throughout different phases of our lives, which can sometimes make falling asleep and staying asleep much difficult, and even create a vicious cycle: according to the American Psychological Association, adults who get fewer than 8 hours of sleep a night are more likely to report symptoms of stress.
Luckily, practicing relaxation techniques have been found to be useful in reducing stress levels and facilitating sleep. So how does it work?

Stages of Sleep| Get to Know Your Sleep Cycles

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It’s nighttime. You get into bed after a long day, and if everything goes as planned, you fall asleep and wake up in the morning refreshed and good to go; sounds simple, right? But the fact is, there’s a lot happening while we sleep, and like many other processes in life, our nightly rest is divided into different stages and sub-stages

How to Get Better Sleep | Controlling Your Caffeine Intake

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Caffeine. It’s a natural stimulate which affects the nervous system, causing increased heart rate and alertness; According to the International Coffee Organization, about 1.6 billion cups of coffee are consumed worldwide every day. A research conducted by the University of Villanova found that about 90% of adult Americans consume caffeine on a daily basis in one form or another; more than half of them consume more than 300 mg of caffeine every day, officially making it America’s most popular psychoactive drug.
So what does caffeine have to do with sleep? How can we use it safely in a way that won’t disrupt our nights?
These processes, and many others, are managed by the body’s internal clock. This biological clock is a sophisticated physical mechanism entrusted with determining the timing of processes in the body. It exists in all living creatures (even plants). The circadian rhythm – our biological clock – is responsible for adapting the body’s activities to the hours of day (sunlight) and night (darkness).

How to Sleep Well | Get to Know Your Circadian Clock

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Have you ever wondered how the body’s processes are timed? How does the body know when it’s hungry? Or how does it know when it’s time for sleep?
These processes, and many others, are managed by the body’s internal clock. This biological clock is a sophisticated physical mechanism entrusted with determining the timing of processes in the body. It exists in all living creatures (even plants). The circadian rhythm – our biological clock – is responsible for adapting the body’s activities to the hours of day (sunlight) and night (darkness).

What Causes Snoring? Improve Your Breathing During Sleep

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Both women and men are closely familiar with this common phenomenon, which usually becomes even more common with age: you get into bed exhausted after a long day, looking forward to a long, sweet sleep. But soon after you close your eyes you find yourself interrupted by the sounds coming from your partner’s side of the bed.
According to the National Sleep Foundation, approximately 90 million American adults occasionally snore during sleep, with 37 million of them doing so on a regular basis. Men usually start to snore in their late 30s and 40s which then worsens after the age of 50. Women, on the other hand, typically begin to snore after menopause. So what exactly causes snoring?