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General

Healthy Sleep Routines

Ultimately, there are no real quick fixes for sleep. A routine of healthy sleep relies on consistency and moderation. That said, there are strategies you can employ to increase...
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Aging

Sleep in Seniors

The phrase “sleep like a baby” exists for good reason. When we’re young, sleep often comes easily. Generally, children and younger adults sleep more soundly, experience fewer awakenings, and...
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General

Sleep and Memory

A significant body of scientific research indicates that healthy sleep can have a positive, protective effect on memory. Studies indicate that sleeping well helps protect the ability to acquire...
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General

Sleep in Women

There are many ways in which women experience sleep differently than men. Women contend with distinct sleep challenges, respond differently to sleep disorders and sleeplessness, and face particular health...
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Children and Teens

Sleep in Children

Children have very different sleep needs from adults. Throughout childhood and adolescence, the need for sleep remains higher than for adults. Children spend more time in deep sleep and...
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Anxiety

Sleep and Mental Health Disorders

Sleep is essential to the maintenance of mental health. Sleep helps to regulate mood and process emotional information and experiences into memory. Insufficient sleep is associated with increased emotional...
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Cognitive-Behavioral

Resisting SADness

A friend of mine claims that February is actually the longest month of the year, having, she says, at least 126 days in it. It’s a joke to take...
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