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Drooling: Why Do People Drool While Sleeping?

Drooling is annoying, and everybody hates it, but it is not just a minor thing as most people think. It is also not intentional and so before you judge someone that drools it is important to understand what drooling in sleep is all about. The scientific terms for this condition are sialorrhea or ptyalism, and […]

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  • Jane
  • Updated April 28, 2017

Sleepwalking: 5 Steps To Prevent It

Millions of people across the world struggle with sleepwalking episodes. Although a high percentage of them are children adults can also walk in their sleep. It is not known to lead to any serious medical condition but what people do when sleepwalking is what makes it dangerous and it can also be a sign or […]

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  • Jane
  • Updated April 25, 2017

Jerking When Falling Asleep: 7 Simple Ways To Avoid Sleep Twitching

Twitching while falling asleep is an involuntary sudden movement that occur while someone is sleeping and it affects the muscles. I also known as sleep myoclonus. It primarily affects the fingers, toes, lips and eyes. It is related to sleep disorders such as restless leg syndrome and periodic leg movement during sleep. On the other […]

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  • Jane
  • Updated April 28, 2017

Best Sleeping Position For Your Health

A good night’s sleep will not be determined by how comfortable your bedroom is or how nice your blankets and sheets are. Sleeping positions are the key players of the quality of your sleep. Although there is no perfect sleeping position you will be amazed at how much the sleep position you choose will affect […]

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  • Jane
  • Updated July 1, 2017

What Is The Best Time To Sleep?

What time should I go to bed is a question that so many people ask including myself. While I was growing up my parents always told me that going to sleep early and waking up early would make me healthier, wealthier and wiser. But how early is early? There are those who believe that every […]

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  • Jane
  • Updated March 30, 2017

How To Deal With Snoring For Healthy Sleep

A number of people snore occasionally in their sleep, but if you snore frequently, it can affect the quality and quantity of your sleep as well as that of your roommates, sleep partners or family members. Snoring can cause poor sleep, irritability, daytime fatigue and other health problems. If snoring is the reason for you […]

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  • Jane
  • Updated March 13, 2017

What You Should Know About Melatonin

What Is Melatonin?Melatonin is a hormone that occurs naturally in biological organisms. The level depends on the amount of light the body receives. In humans it is produced by the pineal gland this is found in the brain and it determines the sleep and wake time. Via: http://www.qualitynature.com/ However, there are some medical and lifestyle […]

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  • Jane
  • Updated March 14, 2017

Sleep Apnea: All You Need To Know

What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a common disorder where one has trouble breathing while sleep such as shallow breaths or pauses in breathing. The breathing pauses can take some few second to minutes. They can happen in a span of 30 times or more in an hour. After the pauses, normal breathing starts […]

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  • Jane
  • Updated October 30, 2016

How to Build an Effective Bedtime Routine

A bedtime routine for adults includes all the things you do just before going to sleep. The process of going to sleep is highly dependent on behaviors, and disruptions in a bedtime routine may lead to difficulty falling asleep. Adults need to be prepared to go to sleep with ritualized behaviors. Engaging in some certain […]

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  • Jane
  • Updated October 30, 2016

Insomnia: What You Should Know When You Can’t Sleep

What is Insomnia?Insomnia is the difficulty of falling asleep even when a person has a chance to do so. People suffering from insomnia feel dissatisfied with their sleep or experience low energy, mood disturbance, fatigue, decreased performance in work or difficulty in concentration. You can either suffer from chronic insomnia or acute insomnia. Reading next […]

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  • Jane
  • Updated October 30, 2016