How we live our lives directly impacts how we sleep. From how much coffee we drink in the morning to our bedtime routine at night, the right lifestyle choices can mean the difference between a good and a bad night of sleep. Below you’ll find all of the lifestyle-related sleep articles to help make sure you’re on the right track!
Alcohol’s Effect on Sleep
Many of us have indulged in a glass of wine to help send us off to bed, and more than 1 in 10 people uses alcohol to beat stress-related insomnia and sleep better at night. However, the bulk of the evidence shows that alcohol doesn't improve sleep. On the contrary, as alcohol passes through the body, it exerts a number of biochemical effects that tend to lead to poorer sleep. Understanding the effects of alcohol on sleep is the first step toward preventing alcohol-related sleep problems.
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How Much Sleep Do Babies Need?
Babies are asleep for more than half of their first year of life. This time spent sleeping allows an infant's brain and nervous system to develop, preparing them for the years to come. We cover how much sleep your baby needs to promote healthy growth, why sleep is so crucial for infants and toddlers, and answers to the most frequently asked questions about infant sleep habits.
Obstructive sleep apnea is a common breathing disorder that is said to affect at least 2% to 9% of adults (1) in the U.S., although many people are unaware they have the condition. An individual with obstructive sleep apnea displays multiple brief periods during sleep when they are unable to breathe, as their throat muscles […]
How to Get The Urine Smell Out of a Mattress
Learn how to get the urine smell out of your mattress, prevent urine stains, and remove existing stains using common household cleaners.
How to Get a Baby to Sleep Through the Night
Parents of babies are often sleep-deprived due to their baby's night awakenings. Learn when your baby should sleep through the night and how to help them.