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Benefits of Taking Power Nap

| April 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
Benefits of Taking Power Nap

Benefits of Taking Power NapA power nap is a short nap taken during the day to increase one’s energy. Also known as a “cat nap” to some older generations, these short periods of sleep are meant to be taken between regular daily activities instead of at night.

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How to set up a sensory friendly sleep room for autistic kids

| January 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
How to set up a sensory friendly sleep room for autistic kids

Sensory disorders can come in a variety of severity levels.  Some autistic kids may react to lights and colors while others have reactions to specific sounds and noises.

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Insomnia

Health Conditions That May Affect Sleep

| August 8, 2012 | 0 Comments
Health Conditions That May Affect Sleep

Insomnia is the term coined to most conditions where sleep is restricted. However, what many people fail to discern is the underlying cause of the insomnia.

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The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Brain, Memory and Behavior

| May 22, 2012 | 0 Comments
The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Brain, Memory and Behavior

How many times have you had a rough night without sleep and had the worst next day? How many times have you noted that your brain did not perform the way that it was supposed to?

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Are The SUNDS Keeping You Awake?

Are The SUNDS Keeping You Awake?

| December 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

In what could be described as a condition on mythology, SUNDS, or sudden unexpected nocturnal death syndrome, has caused the unexplained deaths of a number of individuals during sleep, with the first documented cause occurring in the United States in 1977.

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Melatonin for Kids and Other Alternatives

Melatonin for Kids and Other Alternatives

| December 2, 2012 | 1 Comment

At one time, using melatonin for kids was as common as giving your child a chewy Flintstones multivitamin. However, times have changed. As more and more research has emerged, it is becoming strikingly obvious that melatonin is not the best sleep aid for children, and ideally, should be avoided.

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How much sleep is good enough for kids?

How much sleep is good enough for kids?

| November 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of the most essential elements in ensuring your child has a productive future is the amount of sleep they are having now. Lack of sleep during these childhood developmental years can significantly limit productivity, as well as mental and psychological well being.

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Stages of Sleep

Stages of Sleep

| August 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Although on the exterior sleep may appear as one long drawn out affair, on the subconscious level many changes are occurring that facilitate restoration after a hard day’s work, and dreaming.

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Link between Snoring and Behaviour Problems in Preschoolers

Link between Snoring and Behaviour Problems in Preschoolers

| August 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

While snoring is regarded by many as a harmless “habit”, in reality it is not and may pose a serious problem down the line, especially for young children.

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Solving Infant Sleep Disorders

Solving Infant Sleep Disorders

| August 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Having an infant that appears to have difficulties getting normal sleep can be worrisome, if not downright frustrating.

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Common Causes of Sleeplessness in Teenagers

Common Causes of Sleeplessness in Teenagers

| July 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sleeplessness, more commonly known as insomnia, is a condition that may affect persons of any age group, but more so is becoming a serious health burden in the teen aged group.

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