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Insomnia: Tips for Managing Sleep Problems Following Time Change

Another Daylight Savings Time that caused us all to lose an hour of sleep on Saturday night no doubt led to many complaints of insomnia in the break room on Monday morning. The hour time change may have thrown many of us off our sleep schedules, but there are a few things you can do that may help you get …

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The Sleep Whisperer: The New Cure for Insomnia

Chronic insomnia is an inability to fall asleep and stay asleep and lasts for longer than a month. It affects 1 in 10 Americans. Possible causes include stress or hormone factors. For decades, people have been trying to cope with this disorder – from taking sleeping pills to counting sheep. But now, thanks to sleep whisperers, there is a new …

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Stroke Risk Linked to Lack of Sleep

Stroke risk increases slightly if you’re middle-aged and sleep less than six hours a night, according to a recent study. If you’re of normal weight and do not suffer from sleep apnea, your chances of having a stroke are increased fourfold. Lead researcher Megan Ruiter stated that getting an insignificant amount of sleep ultimately increases inflammation in the brain, causes …

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