Tag Archives: sleep

Sleep. Are you a good sleeper?

Sleep.  Are you a good sleeper? Sleep Quality.   It’s a predictor of overall physical and mental health and overall vitality.  The National Sleep Foundation made a consensus statements.  I’ll summarize them… How long should it take you to fall asleep?  … Continue reading

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Fighting sleep?

As we age we sleep differently.  We continue to need the same amount of sleep, but our sleep patterns may change.  Sleep needs vary among individuals.  Some do well on five hours of sleep per night, others need 9 hours.  … Continue reading

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Sleeping too much or too little has risk.

Heart health is tied to how much sleep you get.  There is an optimal amount of sleep: 6-8 hours per night. Those who slept less than 6 hours per night had twice the risk of heart attack or stroke compared … Continue reading

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. . . still counting sheep?

Insomnia or sleep disorders can affect every facet of your life.  Patients with insomnia have impaired daytime function due to many forms of insomnia: difficulty initiating sleep/ maintaining sleep, or poor quality sleep. By definition, insomnia occurs despite having adequate time and … Continue reading

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