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Lack of Sleep can Adversely Affect Your Health

sleep debtAre you getting enough sleep? It is a simple  enough question, but men and women who do not spend sufficient time in dreamland often experience adverse effects at work or in the home without realizing the cause of their symptoms.

Sleep is essential for your brain to perform efficiently. If you regularly have difficulty getting to sleep, staying asleep or are not sleeping for enough hours, drowsiness might be the least of your worries.

Almost everyone will be afflicted by short term sleeplessness during some point in their lives. High anxiety occasions such as moving house, relationship problems or drastic changes in your surroundings can all contribute to insomnia. While insomnia will not bring about any lasting health issues if experienced for a short period of time, extended sleep deficiency can lead to serious health problems both mentally and physically. Continue reading

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5 Popular Myths about Sleep

woman asleepThere are few things in life more satisfying than a good night’s sleep. Not only is sleep restful, it also gives our body the needed time to perform routine maintenance, repair itself and form long term memories. But how much do we really know about sleep? Better yet, how much do we THINK we know? Check out these 5 popular myths about sleep that we might once have accepted as scientific facts. Continue reading

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