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How to Sleep Fast

The importance of sleep to the body cannot be overemphasised. Several studies have proven that our health is greatly improved by quality sleep. However, not everybody finds it easy to fall asleep quickly or even at all.   The effects of this will include insufficient sleep, which has an adverse impact on an individual. Therefore, we have gathered a list of tips that can get you to dreamland as quickly as possible.     Tips to Make You Fall Asleep Fast   - Reduce the Temperature One thing that happens when we lie down to sleep is that the body...
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14 Interesting Facts About Sleep

Sleep accounts for about a third of our lives. Therefore, it is only wise that we fully understand what exactly happens in the world of sleep. Interestingly, most of what we now know about sleep came to our knowledge only in the past 25 years. Nonetheless, we seem to have made up for it. Every day, scientists and researchers worldwide discover new things about sleep that we could never have imagined. We've compiled a list of 14 interesting facts about sleep that may surprise you. 1. Humans are the only mammals that can delay sleep Many times, you have kept yourself...
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How to Reduce Snoring in Children

Generally, a good number of children snore, and there is no need to worry too much about it. However, where snoring goes on for a long time, it might be a symptom of something more serious.   The cause of snoring usually determines the implication of a child’s snoring. Whatever the cause may be, there are proven ways to reduce snoring in children, and we have compiled them here. Why Do Children Snore? When an obstruction at the back of the throat prevents air from passing freely, snoring occurs. As individuals breathe in or out, the tissue around their airway...
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How Much Sleep Do I Need?

Sleep is important to the proper functioning of your body. Scientific research has pointed out that sleep powers the mind, restores the body, and fortifies virtually every system in the body. Therefore, a night without sleep can affect everything about your day, from your productivity to your mood. However, your body is not only affected by sleepless nights; it is also affected by not getting the required sleep hours. Therefore, your most important question should be “how much sleep do I need?”     Sleep Recommendations for Each Age-Grade Interestingly, the answer to this all-important question depends on your age....
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