The Science of Sleep

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    Ever wondered why you shouldn’t use electronic devices before bedtime? Here’s the inside story.    
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    People tend to blame insomnia on stress or a snoring partner, but it’s possible that medications may be the root of the problem.
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    Feeling groggy after springing forward? Find out why that happens and what to do about it.
  • It turns out, there’s a biological reason that you cycle between feeling alert and feeling drowsy. Are you paying attention to those internal cues from your body?
  • Giraffes can go without sleep for weeks, while brown bats sleep for nearly the entire day. The golden dormouse carefully balances itself on the branch of a tree to sleep, and any quiver of the twig wakes it up immediately.
  • Do you know everything sleep? Chances are, you've been getting misinformation. Check out this list of myths and facts to see how much you really know!
  • Ever wonder how much sleep you really need? We have done extensive research on this topic, find it all out on National Sleep Foundation website.
  • You know when you are asleep, right? Have you ever wondered exactly what is happening? Now you can learn more about what happens while you're sleeping!
  • Want more information on the ideal sleep environment? Don't miss our Sensible Bedroom website and Official NSF Sleep Products.
  • Do you think you may have a sleep disorder? You may need to participate in a sleep study to find out. Learn more about sleep studies and what to expect.
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