19th Random Sleep Fact…Melatonin and Sleep

Some studies show promise for the use of melatonin in shortening the time it takes to fall asleep and reducing the number of awakenings, but not necessarily total sleep time. Other studies show no benefit at all with melatonin. Natural melatonin, a hormone produced by...

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Snoring and Sleep Disruption…random sleep fact 17 out of 25

Snoring is the primary cause of sleep disruption for approximately 90 million American adults; 37 million on a regular basis. How do you stop snoring?  Try these natural solutions and lifestyle changes, which may help you stop snoring. Change Your Sleep Position. ......

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#16 in 25 Random Sleep Facts…Snoring

Snoring is the primary cause of sleep disruption for approximately 90 million American adults; 37 million on a regular basis. If we were to combine the sounds of all the world's snorers on any given night, you'd hear the snorting, snuffling symphony of roughly 25% of...

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Day 16 of 25 Random Sleep Facts…Teens and Sleep

There are individual differences in the need to nap. Some adults and children need to nap. However, the majority of teenagers probably nap in the afternoon because they are not sleeping enough at night. FACTS Related to teens and sleep: Sleep is vital to your...

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Day 15 of 25 Random Sleep Facts!

The body never adjusts to shift work! Even though there is a chance you may not adjust to working such an abnormal schedule, there are things you can do to make it a little bit easier on yourself. Strategies for coping depend on your personal needs, your job...

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# 13 and #14 of the 25 Random Facts About Sleep

13.  When infants are put to bed drowsy but not asleep, they are more likely to become "self- soothers," which enables them to fall asleep independently at bedtime and put themselves back to sleep during the night. 14.    Eighty-two percent of healthcare professionals...

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Day 12 of 25 Random Sleep Facts

Newborns sleep a total of 14 to 17 hours a day on an irregular schedule with periods of one to three hours spent awake. Newborn babies sleep a lot. Expect your baby to be asleep for up to 18 hours out of every 24 in his first few weeks. But he won’t sleep for more...

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Day 11 of 25 Random Sleep Facts

According to the International Classifications of Sleep Disorders, shift workers are at increased risk for a variety of chronic illnesses such as cardiovascular and gastrointestinal diseases. Working Shifts: 9 Tips for Better Sleep If your job requires that you work...

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#10 in the List of 25 Random Sleep Facts

Sleep is just as important as diet and exercise. For years your doctor, your mom and your friend who goes to the gym multiple times a week have probably been telling you to eat better and exercise more. It’s all you hear on television, in the newspapers and on talk...

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