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    A good workout can help you get great shut-eye. Want to fall asleep faster and wake up feeling more rested? Get moving! As little as 10 minutes of aerobic exercise, such as walking or cycling, can dramatically improve the quality of your nighttime sleep, especially when done on a regular…
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    Why you get less shut-eye as you age—and whether or not that’s a good thing The short answer: Grandma needs just as much sleep as you do. After age 18, most adults require seven to nine hours of shut-eye, no matter what decade of life they are in. However, the…
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    Find out what's typical, what's not, and what may be causing the problem. Typically, the amount of urine that the body produces decreases at night, allowing most people to sleep for six to eight consecutive hours without waking up to use the bathroom. However, some folks wake up in the…
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    Drugstore shelves are crowded with supplements that claim to promote sleep, and it can be hard to tell which over-the-counter remedies are most effective. One supplement with some science behind it is magnesium. Read on to find out if magnesium supplements are appropriate for you. What Is Magnesium? Magnesium…
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    Many people have no trouble sleeping through the night. For people who suffer from nighttime waking, the consequences extend far beyond a momentary annoyance. Falling asleep can be hard enough, but staying asleep is a whole other issue. Lost sleep equals morning grogginess and low energy throughout the next day..…
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    Rest assured that you can achieve quality sleep as you age. Understanding the challenges, lifestyle solutions, and key adjustments to your daily habits can help in your pursuit of peaceful slumber. Many aspects of health change as you get older, including sleep habits. Despite feeling tired at night, people often…
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    Looking for a New Year's resolution? How about improving your sleep through your diet? What you eat has more of an effect on how you snooze than you may think. Following these four simple food-related strategies can help you hit the sack better each night and feel more refreshed each…
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    Not everyone needs as much seven to nine hours of snooze time—find your personal sweet spot. If you feel refreshed after sleeping for seven to nine hours, then there's no need to change your habits. But some people simply don't need that much slumber. The key is to listen…