Modern Technology Ends Sleepless Nights

Originally in The Jerusalem Post, In Jerusalem, June 17, 2016 Insomnia has been around at least since the description of King Ahashverosh’s sleep disturbance in the Book of Esther, perhaps because of his political woes. Difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, and sleeping enough, are still major issues today, whether due to health issues, overuse of technology, or

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Low on Vitamin D, sleep suffers.

Winter has ended and summer has sprung into high gear in the United States. In the middle and northern regions of the U.S., where winter brings not only cold but limited sun, people aren’t only deprived of warmth, they also may be deficient in an important nutrient: Vitamin D. The body actually produces its own Vitamin

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Experts Release New Sleep Guidelines For Babies, Children, And Teens Based On Age .

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has released their first ever official recommendations for how much sleep young people need based on age. The new sleep guidelines are broken down into five different categories ranging from 4-months-old to 18-years-old. Wendy Hall, UBC sleep specialist, nursing professor and a member of the 13-person panel, says the

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The 5 Stages of Sleep

Do you ever wonder why you don’t dream when you sleep? The truth is, if you are getting proper amounts of sleep in proper time periods, and not taking medications or using alcohol or illegal substances, you are dreaming. You just don’t remember them unless they wake you. Stages of Sleep Wakefulness includes Gamma, High Beta,

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