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Jane Sandwood

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Heavy Sleeping: Sleep Deprivation and Obesity

Posted by Jane Sandwood on Nov 23, 2019 10:55:00 AM

Sleep and your weight are inextricably linked—especially if you lack sleep. Roughly 1 out of 3 adults are sleep deprived, according to the Journal of Community Health. Not getting enough sleep will start having detrimental effects on your weight and overall well-being. So if you find yourself wrestling with sleep loss and your weight, what can you do about it?

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Topics: health, diet, getting sleep, obesity

How To Stop Mold From Affecting Your Sleep Quality

Posted by Jane Sandwood on Sep 17, 2019 12:19:00 PM

Sleep problems affect approximately one in three adults in America, and if you find that you are waking up tired, getting up frequently, or finding it hard to fall asleep, the problem could actually be mold.

One of the reasons that mold can keep you up at night is that it often causes allergy-like symptoms, including sneezing, congestion, dry and itchy skin, and even asthma. Enjoying a good night’s sleep often involves a delicate interplay of psychological, physiological and environmental factors.

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Topics: allergies, mold

How Do Your Night Clothes Affect Your Sleep?

Posted by Jane Sandwood on Sep 1, 2019 1:20:00 PM

Getting a good night’s sleep plays a vital role in our health and well-being, so it’s natural to want to put yourself at every advantage possible to get a good rest every night.

While we think of getting dressed as something we do for our daytime affairs, it’s also important to dress right for getting under our covers every night, as what you wear can make a big difference to sleep quality.

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Topics: deep sleep, pajamas

Does Lucid Dreaming Affect Your Sleep Quality?

Posted by Jane Sandwood on Aug 17, 2019 3:30:00 AM

There has been a surge of interest in lucid dreaming due to mounting scientific research which suggests that it can be beneficial to health, as well as hold the potential to improve motor learning which could have a range of different applications. 

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Topics: dreams

Optimizing Your Alaskan Room for Sleep

Posted by Jane Sandwood on Jul 27, 2019 11:21:00 AM

The cold tundra of Alaska is inhabited by over 700,000 people. They live, work, play, and sleep in a subarctic climate that rarely reaches 80 degrees Fahrenheit annually. The low temperatures can reach negative 50 degrees Fahrenheit in some areas.

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Topics: alaska sleep clinic, bedroom

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