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Acupuncture has been used as a sleeping aid.

Emory University: Acupuncture could be up to 93% effective in relieving insomnia.

Center for Addiction and Mental Health: Acupuncture increases melatonin and reduces anxiety.


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Sleeping Disorders

Sleeping Disorders

Sleep deprivation can lead to sleeping disorders.

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea: People have issues breathing normally because of the blockage in the airway. This leads to snoring most times.
  • Central Sleep Apnea: The brain fails to send accurate sign...


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Stanford: A 6–week mindfulness meditation course helped people sleep faster in 15 instead of 33 minutes.

Mattieu Ricard (The molecular geneticist and the French Buddhist monk): Those who make contemplative retreats in hermitages are far from doing nothing s...


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Death from Overwork

Death from Overwork

In Japanese, Chinese, and Korean, death from overwork is called Karoshi, Guolaosi, and Gwarosa.

The phrase has no word in English, but people around us are victims.

Sleep deprivation is a significant issue in our world today.


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Bed is Medicine

Bed is Medicine

There is an Italian proverb that says, "Bed is medicine."

University of Pittsburgh's research: Sufficient sleep increases the antibody levels of people who received the hepatitis B vaccine. Conversely, sleeping for less than 6 hours made the vaccine abortive.



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How to Improve Sleep

How to Improve Sleep

  • Minimize the light in your room. Light reduces melatonin production, which helps promote sleep.
  • Avoid gadgets before sleep. Blue light also reduces melatonin production.
  • Set the temperature to 60–66 degrees Fahrenheit. Your b...


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Depression and Anxiety

Depression and Anxiety

Gallup Poll: 40% of American adults get less than the needed amount of sleep, at least 7 hours per night.

Many people believe that to be productive, they have to sleep less.

Sleep significantly impacts our mental and physical health and can be linked to most me...


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4 Stages of Sleep

4 Stages of Sleep

  1. Light Sleep: You are sleeping but still at a point of wakefulness. You can easily wake up. Your eyes and muscles will still be moving.
  2. Slight Deep Sleep: Your eye movements slowly stop, and your body temperature decreases.
  3. Slow–wave D...


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Sleep Affects Reproductive System

Sleep Affects Reproductive System

It affects sperm count and hormone production.

Men with high levels of sleep deprivation experienced a 25% reduction in sperm count. Lack of sleep is also linked with erectile dysfunction.

Dr. Lisa Shives, the founder of Northshore Sleep Medicine: Tes...


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Benefit for Early Development

Benefit for Early Development

Sleep is the major activity of the brain during early development.

Sleeplessness affects a child’s learning, emotional regulation and can lead to infections, high blood pressure, obesity, and other health problems.

Children who slept below 10 hours per night had more behaviora...


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Sleep for Married Couple

Sleep for Married Couple

Very common in marriage, our spouses determine when, where, and how we sleep.

The fear of not having sex is one of the primary reasons couples sleep in the same bed. However, if a spouse is experiencing sleep deprivation because of the other, it can also result in troubles in the relationsh...


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Sleep Required per Day

Sleep Required per Day

Your sleeping pattern changes as you age. The National Sleep Foundation did the following breakdown:

  • Ages 0–3 months: 14–17 hours.
  • Ages 4–11 months: 12–15 hours.
  • Ages 1–2 years: 11–14 hours.
  • Ages 3–5 years: 10–13 hours.
  • Ages 6–13 years: 9–11 hours.


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Shift Your Focus to You

Shift Your Focus to You

Stop tying your identity to external things like achievements, success, jobs, marriage, family, etc.

Instead, let your focus shift to you.

When you do that, you will begin to value sleep.


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Sleep is a critical element of our well-being. Though it's the simplest thing to do, many are suffering from getting a good amount of sleep.

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