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Best Snacks to Eat Before Bed

Best Snacks to Eat Before Bed

  It’s late at night, and you are minutes away from sleep, but you feel that pang of hunger or just a craving to eat something. Of course, you know that it is best not to eat too late at night, as the scientific evidence lists a couple of adverse effects, but you still have to eat something. This article is your cheat code, as it lists some snacks that are safe to eat just before bed or late at night.     However, you should note that even with snacks, experts recommend that you don't take more than 200...
Five Effects of Sleep Deprivation

Five Effects of Sleep Deprivation

The morning after a sleepless night usually leaves us cranky, tired and feeling generally “not-so-good”. Of course, this is something that everybody can relate to. However, many are unaware of the other more severe effects of sleep deprivation on the body, especially when it becomes a constant habit.   This article gives you insight into the full range of consequences that result from sleep deprivation. What is Sleep Deprivation? Sleep deprivation simply means getting less sleep than what is expected of you. For adults, the expected number of hours of sleep ranges between seven and nine hours each night, while...
7 Ways to Improve Your Sleep Quality

7 Ways to Improve Your Sleep Quality

Enjoying a quality sleep on a consistent and regular basis has profound effects on your health and functionality, and so does sleep deprivation. Scientific researches have found that we need sleep between 7 and 8 hours each night for our immune system to be in the best form during flu season  This means sleep affects the immune system!   Such is the importance of sleep in almost every aspect of our lives.   Being aware of the importance of sleep, we have compiled a set of tips to help you improve your sleep quality. Tips on How to Improve Your...
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Sleep Paralysis: Has It Scared You Before?

Did you ever wake up, unable to move or speak? What you just experienced is called sleep paralysis, and those few seconds or minutes can be very terrifying for any individual who experiences them. This article takes time to give you all the necessary information on sleep paralysis.   What Exactly is Sleep Paralysis? In sleep paralysis, you are conscious but unable to move. This occurs when an individual passes between phases of wakefulness and sleep. The paralysis occurs when you cannot move or speak for a while during these transitions, usually for a few seconds or minutes. For some...