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Sleeping for health

Boost your immunity

A good night’s sleep may be one way to fight off a cold. In one study, adults who slept less than seven hours a night had triple the risk of catching a cold compared to those who slept more than eight hours. Researchers interviewed participants in the study about their sleeping habits, and then dosed

Melatonin

Is Melatonin The Cure For Sleep Disorders?

It is estimated that anywhere from 50-70 million in the United States alone deal with some sort of sleep disorder. Insufficient sleep can quickly lead to loss of concentration, memory loss, depression, anxiety and an inability to enjoy life. While many turn to prescription sleep aids or other medical treatments to deal with the problem,

Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea and What to Do About It

Sleep apnea is a common ailment with potentially serious complications—and many people don’t even know that they have it. Fortunately, the condition is easily treated and can be managed with a little bit of work. Keep reading to learn more about this health problem.   What is Sleep Apnea? An apnea is a pause in

Snoring No Laughing Matter

Snoring is no laughing matter

Window-rattling snoring can be a sign of sleep apnea, a condition that increases your risk for high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, and diabetes. People with sleep apnea may stop breathing several times during the night, or seem like they are holding their breath. The condition is more common in men than women. Daytime sleepiness,

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