Does Sleep Deprivation Really Increase Your Risk Of Alzheimer’s?

Sleep deprivation can increase your risk in getting Alzheimer’s disease according to scientists at Washington University in St. Louis.¬†Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and affects more than 5 million Americans. Eight participants, ages 30-60 were put through a variety of tests over 36 hours. They either received a…

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5 Sleep Mistakes You Are Making Before Bedtime

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Sleep is extremely important to maintain your mental and physical health. Specifically, research has documented that Rapid Eye Movement (REM) and Stage 4 (deep) are very important. They are key to elevated mood, sharp memory, and positive cognitive function.   Sleep mistake 1: You stay up late on week ends and consequently get up in…

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