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Why Sleeping Less Than Seven Hours a Night Is a Recipe for Ill Health and a Shortened Life Span

Written by on May 13, 2018 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Why Sleeping Less Than Seven Hours a Night Is a Recipe for Ill Health and a Shortened Life Span

Getting quality sleep, and enough of it, is the single most effective thing you can do to reset your brain and body and invigorate your health on a daily basis. Sleep is profoundly important — even more important than diet and exercise. Many, especially in the U.S., still view lack of sleep as a badge of honor — a sign of drive, ambition and achievement at the expense of sleep. Worse, good sleep is often characterized as a sign of sloth.

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Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams

Written by on February 4, 2018 in Sci-Tech, Science with 2 Comments
Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams

More than 20 large-scale epidemiological studies, tracking millions of people over many decades, report the same clear relationship: the shorter your sleep, the shorter your life

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Can a Full Moon Disrupt Your Sleep?

Written by on May 10, 2017 in Health with 9 Comments
Can a Full Moon Disrupt Your Sleep?

The data shows participants got 20 minutes less sleep during the full moon.
It also took them five more minutes to fall asleep, and more importantly, they experienced 30 percent less deep sleep than they did on nights when there wasn’t a full moon.

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