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Valerian Root for Sleep & Anxiety: 5 Calming Benefits Explained

A great night’s rest does wonders for the soul. Every night, thousands of body processes get to work, restoring your body and mind to a more healthful state. But when you can’t sleep? There’s an herb for that! Valerian root has a long history of traditional use for sleep issues — as well as for …

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Sleep On It: Taking Naps Helps Us Make Wiser Decisions, Study Finds

By Ben Renner “I’ll sleep on it” is a phrase largely used to procrastinate a bit before making a decision, but a new study out of the United Kingdom finds that a daytime nap before a big decision may just be a scientifically sound strategy. Researchers from the University of Bristol say that naps can …

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Late Night Coffee Has No Effect On Sleep Quality, New Study Finds

Sleep may be the cousin of death, but it’s more like that cool cousin that would buy you beer when you were underage, not like that other very uncool cousin that would tell on your for drinking beer when you were underage. Sleep is cool is all I’m saying. I’d hang out with sleep if …

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Study Finds Coffee Doesn’t Interrupt Sleep, But Nicotine and Alcohol Do

Between 50 to 70 million Americans have a sleep disorder. Sleepless nights are associated with a number of adverse health outcomes including heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and certain cancers. Evening use of alcohol, caffeine and nicotine are believed to sabotage sleep. Yet, studies examining their effects on sleep are limited by small sample …

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Weekly Roundup: 7 Exquisite Stories You Missed This Week

With life’s busy schedule, it’s hard for most of us to dig through all of the information thrown our way. Each week we scour the media universe to find the most interesting and helpful articles, so you don’t have to. Take a look at what we’re reading this week. 32 basic financial terms every grown-up …

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Weekly Roundup: 7 Outstanding Stories You Missed This Week

With life’s busy schedule, it’s hard for most of us to dig through all of the information thrown our way. Each week we scour the media universe to find the most interesting and helpful articles, so you don’t have to. Take a look at what we’re reading this week. Think twice before you freeze these …

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Take a Bath 90 Minutes Before Bedtime to Get Better Sleep

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering found that bathing 1-2 hours before bedtime in water of about 104-109 degrees Fahrenheit can significantly improve your sleep Biomedical engineers at The University of Texas at Austin may have found a way for people to get better shuteye. Systematic review protocols — a method used to search …

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International Research Study: Shifting the Circadian Rhythm of ‘Night Owls’

Node Smith, ND A simple tweak to the sleeping patterns of ‘night owls’ – people with extreme late sleeping and waking habits – could lead to significant improvements in sleep/wake timings, improved performance in the mornings, better eating habits and a decrease in depression and stress. It’s possible to shift circadian rhythm of ‘night owls’ …

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8 Effective Ways To Detox Toxins For Better Health

Nowadays, we are more exposed to toxic chemicals which we consume through food or air. These chemicals can potentially harm your body and mind and can contribute to various illnesses. To maintain a healthy body, one needs to design a detoxification plan that will help to cleanse their body and mind. The detoxification process will …

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