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New Sleep-wake Neural Circuit Discovered: 3 Troubleshooting Tips for Sleepless Nights

3 Troubleshooting Tips for Sleepless Nights

Recent news reveals that researchers discovered a new neural pathway in the brain that's responsible for your sleep-wake cycle. With these findings, scientists can develop better sleep medications that can give you higher quality sleep – which means you'll lose more weight and be healthier in general.

Five Sleep Secrets to Improve Sleep Habits and Efficiency

Improve sleep efficiency

Everyone wants to be healthy and successful, but most people ignore the one thing that holds them back: a good night's sleep habit. Without it, our bodies can’t heal, our minds aren’t sharp, and even a routine day can be a struggle. However, by learning a few simple tricks, you can take back your nights, and be even more productive every day by improving sleep habits and sleep efficiency.

Why Sleeping Pills Are Considered the Number 1 Most Dangerous Drug?

Sleeping pill risks

Sleeping pills - (zolpidem (e.g., Ambien), temazepam (e.g., Restoril), eszopiclone (e.g., Lunesta), zaleplon (e.g., Sonata), other benzodiazepines such as triazolam (e.g., Halcion) and flurazepam (e.g., Dalmane), barbiturates, and sedative antihistamines such as diphenhydramine (e.g., Benadryl).

Could your E-reader cause unknown health problems?

E-books might cause problems with sleep and morning alertness.

Penn State researchers warn that light emitting devices like your e-reader could interfere with getting a good night's sleep. One reason is because electronic devices seem to interfere with the sleep hormone melatonin. Scientists for a new study wonder if the light from iPads, Kindle and other electronic reading devices could have long-term negative health effects.

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