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ATsai

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I am the Web Producer for HealthCentral's Allergy, Asthma, Cold & Flu, COPD, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Skin Care, Skin Cancer and Sleep Disorders sites.

Sleep Deprivation and Your Environment

Recent research has provided more evidence that of how our environment affects how we sleep and how that sleep deprivation can affect us. Stress, newborns and even the moon may have an effect on our slumber. In addition, research has also found that psychedelic drugs put our brain in a dream-like state and may be able alleviate symptoms of... Read moreChevron

Martin Reed

How to Reduce the Symptoms of Insomnia and Depression

Insomnia and depression often go hand-in-hand. Going without sleep for prolonged periods of time can lead to depression. A person experiencing clinical depression may be unable to fall asleep and/or stay asleep.

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posted 07/10/2014, comments (0)|
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The Art of Napping (INFOGRAPHIC)

It may surprise you that humans are the only mammals to limit sleep to one period of time per day. That said, most of us would benefit from grabbing a nap during the day. Here are some tips to mastering the art of napping and getting the most out of your afternoon siesta.

 

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Martin Reed

Understanding Normal Sleep

If you are dealing with insomnia or any other type of sleep disorder, you may wish that you could just sleep normally. But, what is normal sleep?

 

Normal sleep is the ability to fall asleep within a few minutes up to 30... Read moreChevron

posted 06/04/2014, comments (0)|
Martin Reed

How to Fix Your Sleep Cycle

If you suffer from insomnia, your body’s sleep and wake cycle may be to blame. And if underlying medical conditions are causing this problem, there are things you can do to help regulate your inner body rhythm. These Read moreChevron

posted 05/01/2014, comments (0)|

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