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The Evolution of Sleep Habits: Past, Present and Future

Is there perhaps a “natural” human sleep pattern? And, if so, how did we arrive at today’s standard of one uninterrupted stretch of sleep? We partnered with The Huffington Post to find out more — and explore the history, and future, of one of the most important aspects of our lives. When Amy Osborne started…

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Sleep Issues Messin’ With Your Sex Life?

If you’ve ever found yourself saying, “I’m tired, honey, not tonight,” to your partner, you’re not alone: A 2010 study by the National Sleep Foundation found that about one in every four married or cohabitating Americans claimed they were routinely too tired to have sex with their partner. With the added distractions of modern technology…

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8 Surprising Sleep Saboteurs

Perhaps you already know that exercising too close to bedtime makes it more difficult to sleep. But did you know that sharing your bed with Fido could be the reason you’re feeling dog-tired? Or that indulging in a truffle at bedtime may trifle with your sleep? We’ve partnered with The Huffington Post to uncover some…

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Beauty Sleep: It’s Not Just an Expression

Poor sleep not only affects your overall health, it can have alarming consequences for how you look, too. We partnered with The Huffington Post to reveal seven ways too little sleep affects your face and body. And it’s not pretty. Grandma was right, we really do need our beauty sleep. In addition to the myriad…

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Craving Junk Food? Better Sleep Can Help.

Are you scarfing a bag of potato chips every night, even after a solid breakfast, lunch and dinner? There may be a surprising reason for those unhealthy cravings—something called “junk sleep.” We teamed up with The Huffington Post to investigate. It’s late. You’re tired. You’re hungry. You open up a bag of a snack food…

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Is Lack of Sleep Sabotaging Your Health Goals?

You may be crushing it at the gym, but if you’re not getting enough sleep your body can’t realize the full benefits of diet and exercise. In fact, too little sleep can throw off your metabolism and even lead to weight gain. We partnered with The Huffington Post to uncover six ways insufficient sleep may…

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Can Good Sleep Improve Your Love Life?

There’s no doubt that sleep is crucial for your physical and mental health. But research shows that it also plays a huge role in your relationship with your partner. Here’s how getting a good night’s sleep benefits relationships: More Sex Researchers from the University of Michigan Medical School tracked the women’s sleep and sex patterns…

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Extra Hour of Sleep: Helpful or Hurtful?

Do you feel like an extra hour of sleep each night would benefit you? Most people would say “Yes, of course!” However, the answer may not be so cut and dried. What should be considered besides the quantity of your sleep is the quality of your sleep. We partnered with The Huffington Post to dig…

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How to Schedule Long Meetings with Your Bed

With a busy, on-the-go lifestyle and an ever-changing calendar, it can get difficult to find consistent time to spend in the sack. That’s why we partnered with The Huffington Post to bring you five ways to adjust your schedule to accommodate for better sleep. Eager school-bound children aren’t the only ones who may need to…

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Understanding Your Dreams

What do your dreams mean? Experts share six of the most common dreams we have at night ― and what they could mean for the day ahead. If you’ve ever woken up in the middle of the night perplexed by your latest weird dream, you’re not alone. We all have some seemingly screwed up dreams.…

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