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Seasonal Affective Disorder

There are pros and cons to just about everything and anything. What about the fall/winter months make it a perfect opportunity to make sleep a top priority? What is the downside of the winter months? Read more about what you should know about Seasonal Affective Disorder and how you can set yourself up to get […]
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Is it Safe to Take Melatonin?

I have no idea how many lectures and symposiums I’ve done, how many emails, tweets, and direct messages I’ve answered, but I would guess that about 15% of all the questions that I get are around this very question. Don’t get me wrong, there is a lot of variations to how the questions get asked, […]
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Sleep And Student-Athletes

Sleep and Student-athletes is a hot a topic. Have you ever stopped to ponder why it is we spend about one-third of our lives sleeping? It makes sense if you dive into all the intricate and fascinating processes our bodies and mind undergo as we sleep. Sleep isn’t just a span of 8+ hours where […]
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Back to School, but Not Back to Sleep?

Teens are so full of potential, so full of life, so...sleepy. Teens need sleep. And a lot of it! Parents, we get the frustrating feeling when your teenager has the tendency to stay up late and sleep the entire next day away. Don’t fret, there is a reason for it and it’s not laziness or […]
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Kids Sleep Deprivation Is On The Rise- How Can We Help?

Kids Sleep Deprivation Is On The Rise- How Can We Help? Ensuring kids are getting the quality and quantity of sleep they need is becoming a serious concern across the US. In fact, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, 25 to 50% of children are experiencing sleep problems. This raises the concern for our […]
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Sleep is for the Weak

If you haven’t said these words, I’m sure you know someone who has…   “I’ll sleep when I’m dead.”   This so-called mantra may be one of the worst. Although it comes across as bold, eager, and typically said by those seeking success, it’s having a devastatingly negative impact on overall health and well-being.   […]
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6 Questions Parents Ask About Kids Sleep

6 Questions Parents Ask About Kids Sleep Sleep is a critical key to the development and well-being of all humans, kids especially. There are several common questions that parents have as their kids are growing and developing.  Sleep-deprived kids can be at risk for hindered brain and body development.  Kids who aren't getting adequate sleep are […]
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Sickness Prevention With Better Sleep

A key piece of health maintenance - and therefore sickness prevention - is getting enough sleep. Learn how getting better sleep can allow your body to prevent and fight off viruses and bacteria Feeling vulnerable to sickness lately? Let’s check in on your sleeping habits People who get less than seven hours of sleep nightly […]
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Why We Sleep- Pt. 1

PART 1: Why We Sleep // The Built-In Clock, Light, and Melatonin   Why we sleep has everything to do with our biologically built-in clock. This clock is the driver of our circadian rhythm, which allows our bodies to stay young, fresh, and ready on a daily. Many people have heard of the concept that humans use […]
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Sleep Deprivation In Men

June is for the guys: with Father’s Day just a few days away, and Men’s Health Week in the works, this month is the prime time to think about all the men in your life and be sure your loved ones are prioritizing their health. Let's have a conversation about sleep deprivation in men.   […]
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Sleep & Recovery : Doc Parsley x Unbeatable Mind Podcast

" In this two-part interview, Mark Divine talks to his old friend Dr. Kirk Parsley. Doc Parsley is a former SEAL who is now an MD who specializes in sleep. He realized that most of us are getting less sleep than we need and are kind of seeing sleep as “the enemy” or a waste […]
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What Are The Ingredients in Sleep Remedy? And Why?

Magic in a cup? Actually, it’s science.    A common question we get about Sleep Remedy is " What are the ingredients in Sleep Remedy? And Why? Sleep Remedy- a non-pharmaceutical formulation that is intended to act as the catalyst in enhancing and replenishing the naturally occurring nutrients required for sleep. Think of it as a […]
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