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Joe Auer

Here’s How Blue Light Affects Sleep

It’s becoming common knowledge that limiting screen time before bed can help a person sleep better. The reasoning behind that? Studies have shown that the blue and white light emitted by many electronic prevents the brain from releasing melatonin, a hormone that tells the body when to go to sleep. So if a person doesn’t have

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Joe Auer

Binge-Watching TV Is Hurting Sleep

A TV binge is one of life’s greatest small pleasures. Is there anything better than having the time and space to watch back-to-back shows in the comfort of one’s own home? No. Unfortunately, science suggests that TV marathons might be harming an individual’s sleep. A recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine found

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Joe Auer

Study Links Lack Of Sleep To Growing Waistlines

We all know the major benefits of getting proper sleep. Increased energy, improved concentration, decreased stress and better memory are just a few reasons to make sure everyone is getting enough rest. And new research shows that people with poor sleep habits are more likely to be overweight. Researchers from the Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular

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