How Excessive Sleep Can Affect Your Metabolism

Few people worry about spending too much time in bed. An extra hour or two of stolen sleep on Sunday can feel like heaven after…

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NSF Tool to Get the Right Amount of Sleep

How much sleep do you want? NSF’s Bedtime Calculator™ is now available to help you figure out what time to go to bed or wake…

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How Much Sleep Do We Really Need?

Sleep is a vital indicator of overall health and well-being. We spend up to one-third of our lives asleep, and the overall state of our…

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Which Sleep Tracker Is Best for You?

In the quest for better sleep, more and more people are turning to sleep trackers to monitor their nightly patterns. From checking the amount of…

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Restless Legs Syndrome Diagnosis

The symptoms of restless legs syndrome (RLS) are often difficult to put into words, as each person’s experience with RLS is different. Some people use…

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How to Pick the Right Pillow for You

A rejuvenating night’s sleep could be right under your head—or your ear, depending on your preferred sleeping position. Choosing a pillow that corresponds to the…

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How to Use a CPAP Machine for Better Sleep

Recent advances in medical technology have greatly improved the performance of CPAP, or continuous positive airway pressure, machines—devices that help people with obstructive sleep apnea…

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Night Terrors: When to Talk with a Doctor

Your child’s first night terror is disconcerting to say the least. It likely involves screaming and flailing about while asleep, and as a parent you…

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