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History of Sleep
History of Sleep
The history of sleep shows that scientists showed little interest in the subject until the last century. The discovery in the nineteenth century that the brain is…...
How We Fall Asleep
How We Fall Asleep
The physical and chemical processes involved in falling asleep can sometimes reveal the origin of sleep problems....
Sleep at all Ages
Sleep at all Ages
Our need for sleep changes as we age. A good night's sleep is essential for all age groups. Many adults do not have enough sleep and suffer from sleep disturbances....
The Science Behind Beauty Sleep
The Science Behind Beauty Sleep
Sleep is essential to good health and affects the way we feel and look. Science is working with the beauty industry to find the most effective ways to keep us looking…...
The Time for Sleep
The Time for Sleep
Many children and adults are not getting enough sleep. Studies show that we are getting less sleep than we did 30 years ago. Lack of sleep affects our mental and…...
What is Sleep?
What is Sleep?
Sleep is more than a period of rest from being awake. Research shows that the brain is active and that there are internal and external influences that affect how and…...
When Does Temporary Sleeplessness Become Insomnia?
When Does Temporary Sleeplessness Become Insomnia?
How can you tell when ordinary short term sleep problems are turning into a serious problem, and what should you do about it?...
Why do we Sleep?
Why do we Sleep?
There are many reasons why we need to sleep. As we grow our need for sleep changes. Many children and adults are not getting enough sleep for optimum health and…...
Why Sleep Needs Vary
Why Sleep Needs Vary
Many different factors affect the amount of sleep we need and it's different for everyone, but understanding this natural variation can help you work out what's best…...
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