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The Road to Healthy Sleep for Teens

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  I remember as a teenager feeling the rising anticipation for the arrival of summer each year. Summer meant a reprieve from the daily grind of homework and quizzes, and a break from getting up at the crack of dawn. The downside to the break from the regular school schedule is that teens’ sleep schedules […]

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5 Steps to Better Sleep After a Vacation

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The saying “you need a vacation to recover from your vacation” is often too true. Some vacations are restful but many are packed with constant traveling, switching time zones, and zipping through as much site seeing as possible. Between the time hopping and jet lag, you can arrive home feeling exhausted and struggling to get […]

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5 Nighttime Noisemakers that Put ADHD Sufferers to Sleep

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A common stereotype about individuals with ADHD is that they have an unlimited supply of energy, but many actually have trouble sleeping and getting the rest that they need. Nearly three-fourths of adults with ADHD have trouble quieting their minds at night and many get an unwanted surge of energy at night. Over 80% of […]

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Oral Treatments Provide Alternatives to CPAP Therapy

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Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy has long been the go-to, gold standard for treating sleep apnea. This form of therapy is widely known as the most effective way to reduce apneas, which are the pauses in breathing that patients with sleep apnea experience during the night. However, “anywhere from 30% to more than half […]

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How to Help Your Teen Practice Healthy Sleep Habits

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  If you’re a parent, you’re probably familiar with your teen’s pleas for 5 more minutes of sleep in the mornings. It can be a regular struggle to get kids going in the morning, and part of the problem is that teens aren’t getting the recommended amount of sleep. According to the National Sleep Foundation, […]

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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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