Health and Wellness : 10 tips to help you get a better night's sleep

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  1. Clyde C Coger Jr

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    In the Spirit of Wellness,


    10 tips to help you get a better night's sleep

    An estimated 60 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders or deprivation. While feeling drowsy after a night of tossing and turning is tough, the impact of sleep on our overall well-being is much greater. "We've really moved from thinking about sleep as a luxury to thinking about it as a need and something that we need to prioritize in our daily lives in order to be as mentally and physically healthy as we can," says Natalie Dautovich, the National Sleep Foundation's Environmental Scholar ...

    Turn off your Gadgets
    Researchers found that melatonin, a hormone secreted by the body to help promote sleep, is suppressed when you're exposed to more than two hours of blue light – which is emitted by iPads, computers, phones, and LCD television screens – before you go to sleep.

    suggested reading:
    http://shopping.yahoo.com/news/10-products-to-help-you-get-a-better-night-s-sleep-184632434.html


     
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    Yeremiyah Ben Ysrayl Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thanks ...I burn Lavender Burning Oil for a peaceful Sleep...I love to dream...:)
     
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    yvw (you are very welcome), Lavender has its benefits. In fact, for those clicking the link found the article had this to say about Lavender:

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    There are special pillows and bedding you can buy but if you're just starting out, give Bath & Body Works Lavender Chamomile pillow mist ($10) a test drive.


     
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