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Melatonin – Too much or too little?

    Melatonin – Too much or too little?

Melatonin is a hormone that helps control your sleep and wake cycles and is produced by a small rice-sized gland in your brain called the pineal gland.  It’s most recognizable

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Snooze on your side? How your sleep position can impact your health

    Snooze on your side? How your sleep position can impact your health

(Today.com) -Researchers at Stony Brook wondered if different sleep positions influenced amyloid beta in the brain. They examined rats and found that sleeping on the side makes it easier for

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How Sleep Loss Can Lead to Weight Gain

    How Sleep Loss Can Lead to Weight Gain

(Huffington Post) – It’s pretty well known that exercise can help you drop a few pounds. But did you know that a good night’s sleep will prevent you from gaining

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Evidence Points to a Better Way to Fight Insomnia

    Evidence Points to a Better Way to Fight Insomnia

(NDTV Food)- One weekend afternoon a couple of years ago, while turning a page of the book I was reading to my daughters, I fell asleep. That’s when I knew

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Study: Men With Sleep Apnea More Likely To Suffer From Depression

    Study: Men With Sleep Apnea More Likely To Suffer From Depression

(Forbes) – Sleep apnea is a potentially dangerous condition for a variety of reasons, including high blood pressure and increased

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Higher coffee consumption may protect against liver cancer

    Higher coffee consumption may protect against liver cancer

(MNT) – According to research conducted by the London, UK-based World Cancer Research Fund International, drinking three alcoholic drinks a

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Losing just half an hour of sleep ‘can impact body weight and metabolism’

    Losing just half an hour of sleep ‘can impact body weight and metabolism’

(MNT)-For the study, researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College in Doha, Qatar, recruited 522 patients who had been recently diagnosed

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Firefighters Battle Undiagnosed Sleep Disorders, Says New Study

    Firefighters Battle Undiagnosed Sleep Disorders, Says New Study

(Tech Times) – Sufficient sleep has been recognized as an essential aspect of health promotion. It is also believed to

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Must-haves for a good night's sleep

    Must-haves for a good night's sleep

(India Times) – Here are a few things you can do to have a comfortable time sleeping, reports huffingtonpost.com. -

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Suffering from sleep drunkenness?

    Suffering from sleep drunkenness?

(India.com) – A new study has explored a sleep disorder called “sleep drunkenness”, which affects one in every seven people

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