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Why Your Cell Phone Causes Sleep Problems

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It’s so hard to put down our phones and tablets at night because we feel like we might miss out on something important, or we want to watch just one last video, or read just one more article. But the trouble with technology is that it doesn’t mesh well with sleep. Sleep experts recommend turning […]

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Actigraphs Monitor Sleep with a Flick of the Wrist

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There are plenty of devices and apps on the market for monitoring sleep such as the Fitbit, the Jawbone UP, Sleep Cycle iOS app, and Sleep As Android app. These devices are useful in making correlations between sleep, eating and exercising habits. However, given that there are over 70 sleep disorders, the sleep information gleaned […]

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Monitor Your Sleep and Overall Health with this Device

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At Sound Sleep Institute we stress how important sleep is to your overall health and how a healthy lifestyle and good sleep hygiene go hand-in-hand. Thankfully, it seems society is starting to catch on to how important a healthy lifestyle is, employing technologic resources to help people like you and me monitor our everyday health. […]

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Nine Hours of Encapsulating Sleep

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Here’s a radical idea, a hotel with no amenities except the promise of a good night’s sleep. A no frills, yet very modern and sci-fi appearing hotel in Kyoto, Japan, is catching attention from travelers seeking to experience a good night’s sleep in it’s futuristic sleep capsules. The hotel, appropriately named Nine Hours, advocates that […]

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Need to Relax? Try the Pop that Promises to Chill

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If you’ve been paying attention recently to the soda aisles in your local grocery or convenient stores you may have come across these “relaxation” drinks promising serenity in a can. As many clinch tightly to their Monster energy drinks or Red Bulls, there is a new market for beverage companies to tap in to; the […]

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Casting Light on Sleep Deprivation

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Need a pick-me-up? Recent research has found that light, specifically blue light, can actually increase your alertness. Scientist discovered a light-sensitive cell in our eyes that has no role in our vision but acts as a signaling agent to inform our brain what time of day it is. The newly discovered retinal ganglion cells have […]

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