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Understanding Sleep Problems

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Sleep serves many physiological and psychological purposes. It is essentially a reset button for your organs and brain. When you sleep your brain is working, it is processing information it received during the day. When we sleep we are also resolving the psychological problems that we are facing; some of which are expressed in our dreams.

What is Sleep Hygiene?

  • Go to sleep around the same time each night
  • Wake up around the same time each day
  • Allow yourself to relax before jumping into bed
  • Have a bed that is comfy and inviting

Research on Sleep and Adults

  • Women Worrying About Cancer Are More Likely To Experience Sleep Disturbances
  • Getting Little Sleep May Be Associated With Risk Of Heart Disease
  • Insomnia Among Returning War Vets Is As Severe As Patients With Chronic Insomnia
  • Home Sleep Test For Diagnosing Obstructive Sleep Apnea Deemed Reliable
  • Daytime Sleepiness Provides Red Flag For Cardiovascular Disease