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Go to Sleep! Your Heart will Thank You

Sometimes it feels like there just aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done and get the requisite eight hours of sleep. But more and more studies show that sleep deprivation, both short-term and long-term, can cause a wide range of health problems. One of the more serious threats sleep deprivation poses is […]

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Sleep Your Way to a Thinner You

Who’s ready for a new exercise plan? Step 1: Remember to go to bed on time so you can get your 7-8 hours of sleep. Done! Can it be that easy? The answer is YES. Getting enough sleep at night can ward off excess weight and maybe even help you lose weight. Simply heading to […]

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6 Detrimental Effects of Not Getting Enough Sleep

It was recently reported that, prior to his death in 2009, Michael Jackson suffered from insomnia and had not slept in two months. Jackson’s doctor had been giving him Propofol, a drug commonly used for procedural sedation and maintenance of anesthesia. Unfortunately, the sleep a person gets induced by Propofol actually inhibits someone from entering […]

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Short Sleep Can Cause You to Pack on the Pounds

Information about obesity and weight gain clog the media airways these days, and for good reason. Weight-related morbidity is estimated to account for 6.8% of healthcare costs in the United States. It has become increasingly important to pin point potential risk factors that could influence preventative practices. Cliché by now, however accurate, indicates America is […]

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How Sleep May Be Keeping Your Heart in Shape

Blame it on industrialization or the demand for workers to work more hours. People are getting less sleep each night to meet the demands of work. Getting the proper amount of sleep has all kinds of health benefits associated with it. Of the more important benefits is the effect it has on your heart. Sleeping […]

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