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How a Time Change Can Affect Your Sleep [AUDIO]

With our recent change to Daylight Saving Time, many people have had their sleep cycles  disturbed. Suddenly, we're getting out of bed an hour earlier than we are used to.

How do we make our body clocks adjust?

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How To Take A Nap…File This Under Important Stuff

From the best time of day to the perfect snooze length, here’s the guide on how to take a nap.

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Trouble Sleeping Could Mean Higher Risk of Heart Attack

If you have trouble falling asleep, you may be at a higher risk of having a heart attack, according to a recent study of people with insomnia.

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Teen-agers and Sleep/A News/Talk 1280 KIT Podcast [Audio]

Are your teenage kids getting enough sleep? Even if they go to bed on a schedule, are they getting to sleep? Are they being distracted? Are they over sleeping in on weekends?

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Teen Time Causes Trouble… Get To Bed!!!

    With school back in session, for many families the nightly battle begins …How to get the teenagers to bed at a decent hour.  Dr. Susan Rausch, MD, PhD, Medical Director, The Sleep Center at Memorial Hospital says teens are hardwired to go to bed late and get up later.  School hours don’t sync up with the teenagers natural biological clocks… sleep patterns shift toward later times for both sleeping and waking during adolescence -- meaning it is natural to not be able to fall asleep before 11:00 pm and that causes problem. 

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Not So Fast…Asleep! Men’s Top Four Nightmares

According to Cosmopolitan Magazine research shows that these four situations keep men tossing and turning more so than the monster in the closet.

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Marriages Suffer More WHen Mom Can’t Sleep

When the lady of the house gets a poor night’s sleep, her marriage suffers.  However, the same does not hold true if it’s the fellow who spends his night counting sheep in frustration.

Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh observed 35 healthy married couples’ sleeping habits over a 10-day period.  With the help of a device called an actigraph, they were able to chart how well they slept, and how long it took them to fall asleep.

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How You Sleep Reveals How You Are

Did you know that the position in which you sleep at night -- whether it's all curled up in a fetal position or sprawled out across the bed -- reveals your personality? That's the word from Chris Idzikowski, director of the Sleep Assessment and Advisory Service.

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Get Some Sleep To Save Your Life

It’s not enough to eat healthy and exercise. Researchers say getting enough sleep is also crucial to good health.

BBC News reports that the risk of developing heart disease goes up by as much as 48-percent if a person doesn’t get enough sleep. Researchers say most people need between six and eight hours of shut-eye to protect their health. Going without enough sleep for long periods of time increases the risk of heart attacks and strokes.

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