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Having Stressful Dreams about Covid-19? You’re not Alone

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The COVID-19 pandemic is leading to more anxiety and negative emotions in our dreams, as well as spurring dreams about the virus itself, according to research by the American Psychological Association and published in the journal Dreaming. Four studies about dreaming patterns around the world underscored previous research that suggested … Read More

Q&A: Trouble Sleeping; Cold Fingers

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Q I haven’t been sleeping well, and feel like it’s taking a toll on my productivity. What should I do? A Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety. Ongoing sleep deficiency can raise your risk for some … Read More

Sleep Apnea Research Pits Surgery Against Medical Management

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Morning headaches, irritability, limited attention span, and excessive daytime sleepiness sound like the journal entry of someone attempting to quit caffeine or sugar cold turkey. It’s actually a list of symptoms associated with sleep apnea, a condition that is more common—and more serious—than people often realize. People who have sleep … Read More

Don’t Underestimate the Impact Poor Sleep Has on Your Health

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Many people don’t recognize the importance of sleep, but getting enough restful sleep should be one of your health priorities. A growing body of research shows that many health problems, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity, and depression, are associated with poor sleep. Lack of sleep also weakens your immune … Read More

Dreaming of Better Sleep?

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There’s no question that lives have been profoundly affected by the coronavirus pandemic. For many people that includes a massively disrupted sleep schedule. Sleep is an essential part of reducing stress, anxiety, and fatigue. And there are many steps you can take to improve your nightly slumber. “Create a routine … Read More

Better Sleep Leads to Better Memory

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Some of the first strategies that come to mind when you’re thinking about how to improve your memory may include visualizing information, list making, rehearsing, or even healthy lifestyle choices like more exercise and a balanced diet. But one of the most overlooked, yet critical, steps to better memory is … Read More

Alcohol’s Overhyped Health Benefits

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Some people feel a drink at the end of a tough day helps them unwind and relax. Others may see a daily glass of red wine as a way to boost heart health. This kind of moderate drinking has been associated in some studies with positive health effects, but causeand- … Read More

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