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Questions to Start Listening to Your Body for a Better Night's Sleep

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Sometimes you're so caught up in routines you feel like a robot. But people who aren't sleeping right may find themselves lost in a hazy fog. Harmful sleep patterns make everyday life more difficult. We share questions you can ask as you review your health and sleep patterns by listening to your body.

Insomnia Isn't One Size Fits All: Understanding 5 Types of Insomnia

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If you've ever had insomnia, you know how frustrating it can be to lie awake for hours wanting so badly to fall asleep. Because there are different types of insomnia, not everyone is going to react the same way to the same treatment. If you struggle with sleep, read on to learn more about the five types of insomnia.

I Can't Sleep: 6 Things To Do When Shut-Eye Eludes You

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Unfortunately, about one-third of Americans say that they don't get enough sleep. If you're getting less than seven hours of sleep a night, you have a problem. Fortunately, there are some actions you can take when you can’t sleep. Here are six ideas to try when you can’t get enough shut-eye.

Shift Work Sleep Disorder: When It's Too Light Outside to Sleep

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While some people love working the night shift, others hate it, especially when it affects their sleep cycle. If you work the night shift and you have trouble falling asleep, you're not alone. Up to 40 percent of shift workers suffer from Shift Work Sleep Disorder (SWSD). Here are our tips for getting more sleep.

Surviving the Nocturnal Symphony: Sleeping Peacefully When Your Partner Snores

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Approximately 25 percent of the population snores frequently. If you have difficulty falling asleep or sleeping through the night because your partner snores, you may be compelled to take up permanent residence down the hall. Here are several steps to reduce the frequency and severity of snoring to sleep peacefully.

I Can't Sleep: Is It Something I Drank?

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For many of us, our bedtime routines incorporate some sort of evening beverage. A mug of hot tea. A glass of cold milk. A sweet wine after a long day. A cup of cold water after brushing our teeth. Could it be, however, that what you drink is keeping you awake? Let's get into it.

Can't Sleep? 5 Bedtime Yoga Poses for Better Sleep

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Wondering what to do when you can't sleep? This five-pose sequence of bedtime yoga poses offers profound physical and mental-emotional benefits. While doing all five of them in the suggested sequence is recommended, it's also fine to choose just one or two to explore.

No More Restless Nights: 9 Easy, Science-Backed Ways to Fall Asleep

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If you've grown to dread what should be the most relaxing time of day—bedtime—because of your nighttime restlessness, you're not alone: 50 to 70 million adults in the US have sleeping disorders. So, here are a number of ways to fall asleep in five minutes or less, so you can stress less and sleep better.

Can’t Sleep? 15 Celebrity Routines for Better Sleep

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Maybe part of your nighttime routine is watching your favorite celebrity from tv or film. So it got us thinking—What do famous people do for their nighttime routines to help them relax and fall asleep quickly? We think you'll find these quite interesting, especially if you can’t sleep at night.

4 Reasons I Can't Sleep (and Some Possible Solutions)

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Reports on sleep quality and quantity are in, and we're afraid they're not pretty. We probably don't have to tell you that without sufficient rest, you suffer. Although you may be lacking sufficient sleep, it doesn't have to stay that way. If you're crying out, "I can't sleep," every night, we have some ideas to try.

Insomnia 101: What NOT to Do When You Can't Sleep

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As experts on great quality sleep, we are practically brimming with tips on how to get to sleep more effectively and more deeply than ever before....

7 Tips and Tricks for Nights When You Can't Sleep

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Have you ever had one of those nights that defy logic? Nights like every other but for whatever reason, you find yourself awake hours later with no hint of sleepiness. When you've tried everything else and you still can't doze off, we have some tips for you to try when you can't sleep.

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