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Fun Fact Friday:Seemingly small problems, like snoring and acid reflux, can have a big impact on your quality of sleep. Check out the Huffington Post article below to learn how simple dietary changes can solve these, and other common sleep problems. Which of these dietary do's are you already doing? Which will you try? Let us know in the comments!www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/hydrate-to-prevent-snoring-and-5-other-ways-foods-can-solve-your-sle... ... See MoreSee Less
Hydrate To Prevent Snoring And 5 Other Ways Foods Can Solve Your Sleep Problems
A balanced plate = a happy bedtime.
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For Patients Who Can't Sleep, Could Valerian Help?
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Fun Fact Friday:For some, insomnia is temporary, the result of a stressful situation; for others, the sleep disorder is oppressively constant. Luckily for those in the latter group, scientists have identified eight genes specifically linked to insomnia. What's more, some of these genes may also be connected to restless leg syndrome, schizophrenia, and obesity. Check out the Huffington Post article below to learn more about the methods and findings of this exciting new study. What are the potential implications? Let us know in the comments! www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/sleep-problem-connected-genes_us_5873db0be4b099cdb0febc4e?ir=Healthy... ... See MoreSee Less
Scientists Identified 8 Genes That May Be Causing A Lot Of Sleep Problems
Some of the same genes also relate to schizophrenia, obesity and restless legs syndrome.
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