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5 Weird Insomnia Cures From the History Books

5 Weird Insomnia Cures From the History Books

Before evidence-based medicine, people got pretty creative with their insomnia cures. Most cultures have their own folk remedies for sleeplessness, but some are particularly unusual. Here are 5 weird insomnia cures from the past (we would strongly recommend not trying...

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Types Of Insomnia & What To Do About Them

Types Of Insomnia & What To Do About Them

Insomnia, besides being the title of a horrifying Stephen King novel, has a very broad definition. It’s an umbrella term for a collection of related sleep disorders, all characterized by a difficulty falling or staying asleep. Parceling out specific types...

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Do You Need More Sleep After Intense Exercise?

Do You Need More Sleep After Intense Exercise?

Olympic athletes and their trainers have long emphasized the importance of quality sleep for athletic performance. Usain Bolt, reigning Olympic sprinting champion, has said: “Sleep is extremely important to me – I need to rest and recover in order for the...

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5 Items Every Nightstand Should Have

5 Items Every Nightstand Should Have

If there’s one area in your room you should keep organized at all times, it’s your night table. Sleep is your most vulnerable time, and getting there requires some measure of peace and tranquility. Cluttering the closest surface to your...

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5 Cool Facts About Lucid Dreaming

5 Cool Facts About Lucid Dreaming

Though they are seriously exaggerated in the media (we’re looking at you, Inception), anyone who’s had a lucid dream will tell you that there’s nothing quite like it. A dream is considered lucid if you know that you’re dreaming, and you may...

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