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Sleep and Election Stress (Live Kelly and Ryan Show)

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Sleep and Election Stress (Live Kelly and Ryan Show)

Dr. Rebecca Robbins, PhD…Sleep and Election Stress  Keep alcohol to a minimum (or choose an herbal tea or sparkling water). Alcohol consumed in moderation may in small measure help you fall asleep, but one glass or more will cause you to wake up repeatedly throughout the night and wake up in a fog tomorrow, underperforming, and more likely to lash out at your friends and loved ones.  Although it may be tempting to drown our sorrows, swap out alcohol for an herbal tea or non-alcoholic beverage.    Eat early and keep dinner light.  Nutritionists recommend a hearty breakfast and lunch and...

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Sleep Myths

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Sleep Myths

Sleep can definitely seem like a mystery at times. Despite it being a common, everyday activity in our lives, we are all still trying to work out why we sleep, what sleep actually is, and which factors determine or affect our rest.  Along with all the speculation appear plenty of sleep myths, some of which can be both misleading and even detrimental to health.  Take a look below to see some sleep myths debunked once and for all. Sleep Myth 1)  Alcohol Helps You Sleep Whilst alcohol certainly causes drowsiness and eventual sleep, the sleep achieved is broken, uncomfortable and...

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Circadian Rhythms and Blues

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Circadian Rhythms and Blues

Circadian Rhythms and Blues 08/24/2020 by Lissa Coffey   What does our body need to stay in balance? These suggestions for managing daily behaviors, especially sleep, can lead to better health and a happier life Editor’s note: Savvy mattress retailers want to do everything they can to help their customers sleep better, including offering them sound advice and tips. Feel free to share this great guidance from Better Sleep Council spokeswoman Lissa Coffey with your shoppers (with credit given, of course). The BSC is the consumer education arm of the International Sleep Products Association. Nature has a rhythm. We see...

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Best Sleep Practices for Children

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Best Sleep Practices for Children

Kids Need Quality Sleep, Too Sleep impacts nearly every aspect of our lives and so it makes sense that it would affect children in similar ways.  Not to mention how growing children especially rely on sleep to help their bodies grow and thrive properly.  Where sleep helps adults stay focused, when kids get enough sleep, they also experience improved attention.  For children, sleep is important to minimize behavioral issues and lessen emotional dysregulation.  Everyone seems to be in a better mood after getting good, quality sleep on a regular basis.  Preparing for Sleep Start preparing your child for bed about...

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