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Dementia and Sleep

The relationship between sleep and dementia is a complicated one. Researches are not sure whether poor sleep causes or worsens the symptoms of dementia or if dementia leads to poor sleep. Some studies point that both theories could be true, and that this relationship...

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Can Premenstrual Syndrome Cause Insomnia?

Do you have difficulties falling asleep and staying asleep before or during your period? If so, you may be affected by PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome). Women with PMS have difficulty falling and staying asleep just before the beginning of their period and they may spend...

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Menopause and Insomnia

Women and Insomnia  Women are more likely to experience insomnia than men, but why is it so? According to 2005 National Sleep Foundation poll, around 57% of women and 51% of men reported they experienced insomnia several times a week, which means that women have more...

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How Often Should You Replace Your Pillows?

Although a pillow may not seem to be so important to a good night's sleep as the mattress is, it actually plays a crucial role in maintaining your spine properly aligned. It supports your head and neck throughout the night and allows you to wake up feeling refreshed...

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Insomnia in Children

What Is Child Insomnia?Child insomnia is a sleep disorder in which children have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep at night. Like adults, children with insomnia have troubles going to sleep, staying asleep or they wake up still feeling tired after a normal...

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What Causes Fragmented Sleep?

Getting enough of quality sleep during the night is crucial for our long-term health and well being, but the question is how to stay asleep throughout the night and achieve the much needed rest?No one is a perfect sleeper. All of us wake up at some point between sleep...

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Everything You Need To Know about Confusional Arousals

What Are Confusional Arousals?Confusional arousals is a sleep disorder that causes you to wake up or seem to wake up and feel confused and disoriented. Episodes are usually brief and last from 1 to 10 minutes. They involve small hand movements but rarely some bigger...

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What Causes Snoring?

Snoring is a common problem for many people. It can affect their health as well as the quality of their sleep and the sleep of their loved ones, but what is it exactly, what causes it and what are the consequences?By understanding snoring and some of its basic...

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Can You Put a Mattress Directly on a Floor?

Can you place a mattress on the floor? Usually most people use mattresses on a mattress base, box spring or foundation, but what if you want to place your mattress on the floor instead?Maybe using a traditional box spring or mattress platform is not possible or you...

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How Much Sleep Do Dogs Need?

If you are a dog owner for the first time, you may be surprised by how much your dog sleeps. We all know the importance of a good night's sleep, but does this apply to dogs as well and how much sleep do they exactly need? How Much Sleep Do Dogs Need? Unlike people who...

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How Much Do Cats Sleep?

Domestic cats are sweet and friendly human companions capable of giving huge amounts of love. If you love them and want to have one as a pet, then you must know some facts about cats, including how much they sleep and why sleep is so important for them. Cats spend...

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Lull Pillow Review

Getting enough of a quality sleep is an important factor that plays one of the crucial roles in your overall health, and to get an adequate amount of sleep you need a good pillow that will suit your specific shape and perfectly work for your needs and sleep...

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Bolster Pillow Review

A good pillow is just as important as a comfortable mattress. It plays a crucial role in the health of your spine and using the wrong one can lead to back problems and various other health issues.A good pillow is meant to provide your head and neck with the right...

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The Relationship between Sleep and Memory

As children we often fell asleep on our way to school and soccer practice because we stayed up late. We sneaked comics to our bed and stayed up reading them till the end. That resulted in foggy first moments after waking up, dozing in class and lack of attention....

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Does It Mean You’re Tired When You Yawn?

Yawning is something we do everyday and just about all animals yawn from humans to even snakes. Before we were even born we started to yawn. Babies yawn in utero! We do it when we are tired and we even do it when we are wide awake. We also yawn when we see someone...

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Sleeping With Socks On

What is it about having your feet all warm and cuddly that help you sleep at night? For a long time, humans have gravitated towards keeping their feet warm at bedtime. It turns out that there is a scientific explanation! Why Is Sleeping With Socks on Good for You? We...

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Tips for Better Sleep With Depression

In the previous article we talked about depression and its tight relationship with sleep disorders and gave some solutions that might help relieve the symptoms of both. In addition to the therapies suggested in the previous article, the following advice can help you...

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