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Does blue light affect sleep?

Most of us spend time on our mobile tablets or phones before we go to sleep.  The problem with that is we end up dealing with lots of blue light exposure. But why is this blue light a concern?  Does blue light affect sleep?   In this article we will focus on why blue light is…
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Tips to help shift workers get better sleep

If you work the night shifts or often rotate shifts, you may be at risk of shift work sleep disorder.  You need to pay close attention to your sleep.  Here, we provide night shift sleep tips to help you get better sleep.   What is Shift Work Sleep Disorder?   In order for the human…
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Answers to Your Questions about Sleep

Most of us agree that a good night sleep makes us feel happier, more energetic, and better able to function.  We spend a third of our lives sleeping.  Like good diet and exercise, sleep is important to our overall physical, mental, and cognitive health and well-being.  Here, we answer some of your most common questions…
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How to Avoid Jet Lag | Blog | Infographic

What is jet lag?    Jet lag is a transient sleep condition that can affect anyone who travels across multiple time zones.   Your body has its own 24 hour internal clock, or circadian rhythm, that signals your body when to stay awake and when to sleep.   Crossing time zones disrupts your body’s internal…
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15 Tips to Getting a Good Night Sleep

Tired of tossing and turning in your bed, wondering what time it is, and wishing you could just fall asleep?  The things you do, or not do, during the day and before bedtime may prevent you from getting good, restorative, restful sleep. It is important to establish good sleep hygiene, or healthy habits that enable…
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