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Being Short on Sleep Is A Disaster Waiting to Happen

28 May 2015 | 17,647 Views

It's not a good idea to make important decisions when you're short on sleep. Sleep deprivation is particularly problematic for decision-making involving uncertainty and unexpected change, which is why it's been a factor in multiple major catastrophic events.

Key Strategies for Optimizing Your Sleep

21 May 2015 | 208,209 Views

In pain or know someone who is? Don't ignore this powerful pain trigger that millions fall for... the #1 predictor for pain in adults over 50. It's also linked to cancer, cravings, Alzheimer's, early aging, heart disease, and death from all causes.

Sleep Apnea Linked to Speedier Memory Loss

07 May 2015 | 322,152 Views

And it could leave you unusually tired on a daily basis and cause you to race towards Alzheimer's as well - while also reducing the function of your internal organs and exacerbating a bunch of other health conditions. Take this simple test to see if you're a victim.

To Sleep Better, Spend More Time in the Dark

23 Apr 2015 | 238,334 Views

And that can set the stage for diseases like cancer, diabetes, depression, and obesity. It may not seem like a big deal when you do it, but it's a mistake you'll regret as it may also spark your hunger alarm in the middle of the night, and affect your hormone production and even your gene expression.

How to Burn Body Fat in Your Sleep

09 Apr 2015 | 77,514 Views

Sleeping in a cooler room is beneficial for getting a good night’s sleep, as well as burning more calories while you sleep. However, a recent study suggests that those metabolic benefits are gained only under certain conditions.

Lack of Sleep Promotes Alzheimer’s by Preventing Critical Detoxification

02 Apr 2015 | 288,776 Views

If there was a "superman" for Alzheimer's, this would be it. When you do this, you ramp up the activity of this cleansing process - making it up to 10x more active - allowing your brain to flush away a harmful protein called amyloid-beta, which has been linked to Alzheimer's.

Daylight Savings Time May Cost You Extra—Both in Terms of Money and Health

04 Mar 2015 | 264,609 Views

Russia cancelled it due to the stress and illness it causes, yet it's striking the US again - and it may increase your risk of a heart attack, getting sick, having a car accident, and even slash your productivity at work. Here's how to prepare yourself...

How Much Sleep Is "Enough"?

19 Feb 2015 | 200,128 Views

Ignore these newly updated guidelines based on over 300 studies at your own risk. Follow the recommendations and not only help protect your health now, you'll be making a valuable investment for your mental function later.

The Year in Sleep

22 Jan 2015 | 73,185 Views

Hard data from fitness-tracking wristbands reveal what really goes on when people around the globe go to sleep.

Documentary Film Explores the Enormous Price We Pay for Ignoring the Need for Sleep

17 Jan 2015 | 272,404 Views

One important reason why so many people get so little sleep, or sleep poorly, can be traced back to this. Here's how to fix it so you can get the sleep you need for your mental and physical well-being. Plus: five things that can happen to your body when you get too little sleep.

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