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April Showers and Sleepless Hours

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Many relaxation recordings feature the sounds of rain to establish a feeling of calm before bed.  Dark rainy mornings make us burrow deeper under the covers. Overcast skies sap all our energy.  But does rainy weather actually help us sleep better?  According to the University of Rochester Sleep Laboratory in New York, the answer is […]

Sleep Through the Generations

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Every day there are new studies showing how quality sleep, or lack of it, can impact our lives, regardless of age.  Younger children can suffer academically, with shorter sleep times linked to under-performance and lower grades.  According to the CDC, a recent study showed that sleep-deprived teenagers are more prone to engage in risky behaviors, […]

Sleep is a Family Value

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Sleep is very important for the health and well-being of the family unit.  Unfortunately, it is usually the first thing that we sacrifice as we try to fit more into our over-scheduled lives.  Work, school, homework, chores, sports, and various other activities can squeeze the available time for sleep at both ends.  This behavior is […]

Insomnia is No Joke

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Today may be April Fool’s Day but it’s also the start of Insomnia Awareness Week.  Considering the fact that 1 in 3 Americans get too little sleep, insomnia is nothing to joke about.  Symptoms of insomnia include difficulty falling asleep as well as maintaining sleep throughout the night. There are actually two types of insomnia, […]