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What are the most common sleep disorders?

What are the most common sleep disorders?

I’ll be honest. I write about sleep a lot, and until I started researching this piece, I didn’t know there were 80 different sleep disorders. That’s a whole lot of different types of troubled sleep. Sleep disorders affect an estimated 70 million adults in the United...

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4 surprising benefits of sleeping naked

4 surprising benefits of sleeping naked

The other day, we talked about the benefits for sleep that can come from snoozing in the nude. Especially in summer, it can be a great way to cope with the heat and get a better night’s rest. Turns out, sleeping naked may do a lot more than helping us sleep better on...

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Is geography behind the ‘summer blues’?

Is geography behind the ‘summer blues’?

You’ve probably heard of seasonal affective disorder. Often referred to as SAD, it’s a form of depression that happens seasonally, usually arising in the late fall and winter. But have you heard of reverse seasonal affective disorder? Also called Summer SAD, and it’s...

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How well does your state sleep?

How well does your state sleep?

The state where you live may say a lot about how well you sleep—or don’t. About a third of American adults regularly sleep less than seven hours a night. That’s a problem. Sleep experts widely agree that while individual sleep needs vary somewhat, sleeping between 7-9...

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4 summertime foods that boost sleep

4 summertime foods that boost sleep

Eating dinner al fresco, shopping at the local farmers’ market, picking dinner right from the garden—these are some of the simple joys of summer. Here in New England, we’re sticking rhubarb into pies and crumbles, and attempting to balance things out for our...

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Can ‘glamping’ help you sleep better?

Can ‘glamping’ help you sleep better?

I like camping. I think I’d probably love glamping. Sleeping out in a beautiful, remote natural setting, under a starlit sky, but trading the rocks under my sleeping bag for a big, comfy, king-size bed and some high thread-count sheets? Sign me up. Glamping is luxury...

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