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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. Continue Reading

A Good Night’s Sleep May Improve Memory in Persons with Parkinson’s Disease

| February 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
A Good Night’s Sleep May Improve Memory in Persons with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a debilitating, degenerative disease which affects the nervous system, and gradually causes loss of cells in areas that control motor function.

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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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Top 17 Tips to Fall Asleep Drug Free

| December 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Top 17 Tips to Fall Asleep Drug Free

Let’s face it; at some point in time, many of us have had a difficult time getting to sleep, for one reason or another.

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Workaholics and Shift Work Sleep Disorder

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Workaholics and Shift Work Sleep Disorder

What is Shift Work Sleep Disorder?

Shortened as SWSD, this is a disorder affecting the normal sleep-wake cycle, normally manifested as constant sleepiness during the daytime and inability to sleep when you would normally want to sleep(at night).

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Are The SUNDS Keeping You Awake?

| December 13, 2012 | 0 Comments
Are The SUNDS Keeping You Awake?

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

| December 2, 2012 | 1 Comment
Melatonin for Kids and Other Alternatives

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?

| November 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
How much sleep is good enough for kids?

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

| August 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Stages of Sleep

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

| August 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Link between Snoring and Behaviour Problems in Preschoolers

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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