Looking for quality sleep? Check out these tips

Looking for quality sleep? Check out these tips

Quality sleep can make all the difference when it comes to productivity in the office. In fact, overall on-the-job sleepiness costs employers about $100 billion in lost productivity.

It’s time to take that productivity back. Use these tips to get better sleep yourself, and share the tips with your friends and coworkers to beat office exhaustion.

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Sleep With the Television On? Try Watching Fraiser

Netflix’s decision to remove some seasons of Futurama came as a blow to members of a subreddit called r/Futurama_sleepers, a community of thousands of people who use the show as sleep-inducing white noise. “For the last decade or so, I’ve gotten into the habit of falling asleep watching Futurama,” Jason Koebler writes. You know the anxiety that wakes you up in a dark pool of your failings? The uncertainty in which you live? This technique helps: You switch on Netflix. You choose a show you’ve already seen. You know the ending. You can rest.

Dear Futurama_sleepers, you have options! As a Netflix denizen and lifelong insomniac, I’ve snared sleep using Fawlty Towers, Arrested DevelopmentGolden GirlsThe OfficeSeinfeldA Bit of Frye and LaurieThat Mitchell and Webb Look, and a long-running favorite: Peep Show.

But the clear winner — when it comes to Sleep TV — is Frasier.

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Are you a victim of sleep talking?

Sleep Talking: Why Exactly People Tend To Do This

Have you ever wondered why you sleep soundly, and your OH will wake you up with incoherent chatter throughout the night? Or perhaps you’re the sleep talker, and you just want to know if there’s ever any sense in the random things your mouth blurts out when sleep talking?

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Doze off easier with these sleep tips!

11 Sleep Tricks That Will Help You Doze Off Easier

Doze Off With These Sleep Tips!

We all know that a hot, milky drink and a warm bath are supposed to relax you before bed, but many of us still can’t sleep.

Ten million prescriptions for sleeping pills are written every year in England alone and a survey by Crampex has found that 86% of us suffer from sleep disturbance.

But you can trick yourself to sleep by trying these expert natural tips:

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restless sleep

Sleep Issues? Here are Six Possible Reasons For Your Lack of Shuteye

It’s the little things that count — especially when it comes to the habits that are cutting into your sleep. Tweak them, and you can wake up more refreshed tomorrow. “All the little bit betters can add up to more satisfying sleep,” W. Chris Winter, MD, author of The Sleep Solution, told Fox News. Here are six sleep mistakes that are wrecking your rest and how to fix them:

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How much sleep do you really need?

Sleep: Is It An Absolute Necessity We Get The Required Amount?

In theory, sleep takes up about 8 out of every 24 hours, one-third of our lives. But many of us don’t actually sleep that much and are tired all the time — more than a third of Americans don’t get the seven to nine hours of sleep a night that the CDC recommends.

Yet we spend additional time worrying about our sleep. According to research by the National Sleep Foundation, more than a third of Americans say their sleep quality is “poor” or “only fair.”

But how much sleep do we really need?

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‘Totally CPAP’ by Steven Y. Park, M.D.: Book Review

Book Review: Totally CPAP: A Sleep Physician’s Guide To Restoring Your Sleep And Reclaiming Your Life

At CPAP America, we are proud to be a one-stop-shop for all your sleep apnea questions and concerns. And when something hits the market which could benefit our customers, we would be remiss in not telling them so. If you’re currently struggling with your CPAP therapy, the new book, Totally CPAP: A Sleep Physician’s Guide To Restoring Your Sleep And Reclaiming Your Life, by Steven Y. Park, M.D., might be exactly what you need to get yourself on the right track to regaining healthy sleep with your CPAP machine.

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cannabis is being used by more seniors to sleep

Cannabis Is Being Used By More Seniors To Sleep

Cannabis As a Sleep Aide?

My dad spent the last two years of his life in a skilled nursing facility. He’d complain about the nightly noise—the screams, shrieks and cries of dementia patients—that made sleeping difficult. My dad liked biscuits. I like cannabis.

One day I made hashish biscuits and delivered them to my dad around dinner time. I returned the next day and asked my dad how he slept.

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Sleep loss might actually have your brain 'eating itself'

Can Your Brain Actually ‘Eat Itself’ From Lack of Sleep?

The consequences of sleep deprivation go far beyond needing a cup of coffee to perk you up. Consistently skimping on sleep spurs the brain to begin gobbling neurons and synaptic connections, suggests a new animal study published in the Journal of Neuroscience.

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Summer is Coming; Here’s How You Can Sleep in Hot Weather

This article is from Britain, but it pertains to us just the same. Take advantage of these helpful tips this summer!

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