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      In an ideal world, you’d get the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep a night that you need and wake up each morning feeling ready to conquer the day. Unfortunately, the average American logs just six and a half hours nightly, and that’s before accounting for bouts of insomnia…
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     Instead of reaching for a cup of coffee every time that you feel run down, grab one of these energizing foods. Feeling energized obviously has a lot to do with getting the right amount of sleep at night, but there are some other, less obvious ways to perk…
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      Besides coffee, these other foods, beverages, and medications may also cause you to stay awake. If you’re looking for a quick jumpstart in the morning—or you’re trying to stay alert at work in the afternoon—it’s only natural to reach for a hot cup of coffee or tea. Although this…
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      Learn what caffeine actually does to your body. While you probably know that caffeine can keep you awake, you may not understand how the substance actually works. Myths abound when it comes to caffeine, and its effects vary from person to person. By understanding how caffeine works, you…
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      If it isn’t agreeing with you or it’s risky for your health, take these steps to cut back. C’mon, fess up: Are you a java junkie? Is all the caffeine you’re consuming good for your body and mind? As much as you love the kick that you get from…
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      The magic hour: when to stop drinking coffee It can be hard to keep up with all the information that’s out there regarding caffeine. Is it bad for us or not? How much is too much? And how, exactly, does caffeine interfere with sleep? In terms of how…
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    What is the Best Mattress for Seniors? Like all adults, seniors need an average of seven to nine hours of sleep each night. Yet research shows that approximately half of them experience insomnia, a proportion that is much lower in younger adults. This is largely due to chronic…
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      Getting enough sleep is a constant goal for many busy Americans. One indicator that you might not be reaching that goal is feelings of afternoon sluggishness turning into moments of actually dozing off (at your desk, in front of your TV, even in your car)…
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      When it comes to getting a great night’s sleep, the snacks you eat—especially in the evening—plays a pivotal role. You probably know to avoid caffeine, as the stimulant keeps you awake. And it’s better to choose fresh fruit over packaged snacks with processed sugar, which can cause energy levels…
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      Your odds of achieving a good night’s sleep were set long before your head ever hit the pillow. Stress and anxiety are the cause for many sleepless nights. Seven in ten adults experience daily tension, which is a source of the nighttime sleep problems. By following a relaxing bedtime…