So It Begins

So It Begins

It’s everyone’s least favorite “Holiday” – Daylight Saving Time. Ok, it may not be a holiday, but it’s a right nuisance for sleep, businesses, and routines. This year, the start of Daylight Saving Time begins on March 8th. Why do we do this year after year? The idea...

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Sweets, Drinks, and Valentines

Sweets, Drinks, and Valentines

It’s no wonder that chocolate coated confections are the prime gift to give on Valentine’s Day. Some claim that, “Chocolate can stir affection and awaken the taste buds…” (O’Connor). While this may occur, there are some important things to know about this sugary...

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Sleep Paralysis

Sleep Paralysis

What is sleep paralysis? What causes it? Is it dangerous? Sleep paralysis may sound terrifying, but it’s actually a normal function of our bodies that is meant to keep us from harming ourselves. So, what is it? Sleep paralysis is noticeable when a person is just...

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Creative Dreamers

Creative Dreamers

It’s a new year and we’re looking back at an old question: What makes you more likely to remember a dream? While studies have records from people who described their dreams, it isn’t always clear why some people remember their dreams and others don’t. It also isn’t...

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New Year’s and Sleep Deprived

New Year’s and Sleep Deprived

New Year’s is probably the shortest holiday of the year, considering its focus is on that one-minute countdown to midnight. That isn’t to say that some don’t celebrate with parties, dance competitions, or that such celebrations don’t go into the next day. While that...

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Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

The holidays aren’t over yet, but here are some simple, yet effective, ways to help keep you looking and feeling your best. Keep up with sleep routine. Sleep routine helps prevent sleep deprivation symptoms like headaches, fatigue, daytime drowsiness, tossing and...

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Adjusting to Acid Reflux

Adjusting to Acid Reflux

Acid reflux afflicts more than 3 million in the US each year. It’s an uncomfortable affliction for those who have it as it causes a stomach acid or bile to aggravate the lining of the esophagus. While there are medications available, some people have found relief in...

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Daylight Craving Time

Daylight Craving Time

Daylight Saving Time ended November third. Making the adjustment to the time change can leave your body craving sleep. Just because our clocks show it’s 6 a.m., our bodies still think it’s 7 a.m. Likewise, you may see that it’s 9 p.m., but your brain thinks it’s 10...

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Night Terrors

Night Terrors

Not to be confused with nightmares, night terrors are described as episodes of screaming, intense fear, and flailing while still asleep. They tend to occur more frequently in children and result in a child partially waking up, sitting up, and/or crying. They can be...

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Nightmares

Nightmares

October is notorious for being a spooky month, so it may come as no surprise that nightmares may be on the rise. No one likes being woken up one, two, three, or more times in a night by their toddler, but it happens. We’re here to help you lull them back to blissful...

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