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The 5 Best Valentine's Gift Ideas for Him and Her

The 5 Best Valentine's Gift Ideas for Him and Her
Valentine’s Day is coming up, and for many of us, there’s just one question on our minds: What am I going to get my partner this year? Teddy bears ...

Health and Sleep: What is Sleep Paralysis and Why Does it Occur?

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Sleep disorders adversely affect our sleep. Conditions such as sleep apnea, night terrors, and restless leg syndrome may stem from our DNA but worsen with poor lifestyle choices. Sleep paralysis is a less common disorder that has some of the most bizarre symptoms. What is sleep paralysis, and how can you prevent it?

8 Holiday Sleep Tips You Need to Know

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  Do you ever have trouble falling asleep? Did you know that 50 to 70 million Americans have some type of sleep disorder? During the holidays, slee...

Watch These 19 Netflix Shows When You Can’t Get to Sleep

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If you've had a long, stressful or hectic day, chances are your adrenalin is still pumping before bed. You need to watch something with a superb blend of relaxing images, background noise, and calm content. We gathered together some of the most calming Netflix shows to help you drift off to dreamland.

8 Totally Weird Ways to Wake Up in the Morning

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Today, in honor of all weird and cool things related to sleep, we're here to share eight truly weird ways to wake up. If you've ever been confused about why your position in the morning is so crazy different from how you fell asleep, this article is for you.

A Dreamy Dozen: 12 Classical Works to Help You Fall Asleep Faster

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With the right music, even the most restless insomniac may find the respite they are seeking: a good night's sleep replete with sweet dreams. We listed 12 classical works of music that we call our "Dreamy Dozen," designed to draw you into dreamland and fall asleep faster.

Sleep Science or Sleep Myth: Get the Facts on These Common Myths

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It may seem that sleep folklore is harmless or just plain silly, but sleep is a serious business. Employing ineffective sleep practices and habits, no matter how minor they appear to be, are detrimental to a healthy state of sleep. We'll break it down for you.

What to Binge When You Just Can't Sleep

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We live in the age of binging. Books, podcasts, and TV shows — due to the age of the internet, they're all at our fingertips all the time. We've compiled lists of our favorite binge-worthy media. Take a look, select a few likely candidates, and keep them on hand for the next lonely night when you can't sleep.

Sleep Deprivation: 7 Lifestyle Changes to Get More Sleep

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that more than one-third of Americans are not getting enough sleep regularly. Sleep deprivation is a medical issue—and not a minor one. Here's what you can do to get more sleep—every night.

Why You Wake Up in the Middle of the Night (and What to Do About It)

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After following your bedtime routine and falling asleep as usual, you can’t help but wake up in the middle of the night. Does this sound familiar? We'll cover seven of the leading reasons why people wake up in the middle of the night and a few tips on how to achieve relaxing, continuous sleep.

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.

How Common Mental Health Issues Affect Your Sleep

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Did you know insomnia is linked to mental health? However, continued insomnia also leads to depression, anxiety, and stress. So, once a person's sleep is interrupted, you could potentially end up in a vicious cycle of insomnia and psychological stress. We’ll examine how common mental health issues affect your sleep.

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