sleep

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What happens when you stop consuming excess sugar?

By |February 12th, 2016|

Approximately 20% of Americans consume an excess of 700 calories of sugar per day, which is one cup of sugar.  There is obviously sugar in not only cake, candy, soda but also in some healthier food we eat […]

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Lack of sleep could increase the risk of kidney disease

By |December 23rd, 2015|

The kidneys are life essential organs – you simply cannot live without them.

Kidney disease is sometimes seen in patients with diabetes and high blood pressure. However, a new study suggest that lack of sleep could also increase your […]

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How many hours sleep should you get nightly?

By |November 13th, 2015|

I know a few of you, including myself, probably don’t get enough sleep at times … or even much of the time.  As much as we may try, with our work schedules, family and children, and other activities and […]

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Weight gain may be associated with later bedtime for teenagers

By |November 3rd, 2015|

Sleep is essential to our health.  Sleep is food for the brain.  During sleep, important body functions and brain activity occur.  Skipping sleep can be harmful — even deadly, particularly if you are behind the wheel.  You can […]

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How much sleep should you be getting each night?

By |October 20th, 2015|

I know a few of you, including myself, probably don’t get enough sleep at times … or even much of the time.  As much as we may try, with our work schedules, family and children, and other activities and […]

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Colds and its connection to sleep

By |October 15th, 2015|

Getting enough sleep is proving to be more important than we ever thought.  The viruses that cause the common cold are always around us – in bathrooms, at the gym, in our work environment.  But even if we […]

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5 foods that can sabotage your sleep

By |September 16th, 2015|

We all desire to get the best possible quality of sleep each night … right?  After a busy and full day, the goal of our rest is to sleep through the night and wake up feeling as refreshed […]

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How much sleep should you be getting each night?

By |July 15th, 2015|

I know a few of you, including myself, probably don’t get enough sleep at times … or even much of the time.  As much as we may try, with our work schedules, family and children, and other activities and […]

Attention Men: Take regular naps to boost your immune system

By |July 12th, 2015|

If you’re occasionally (or chronically) sleep-deprived, a good nap can undo the damage brought on by your poor sleep discipline and regimen.

A recent study published in the “Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism” found that adult males who slept […]