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We spend a third of lives sleeping. The recommended 7-8 hours of uninterrupted sleep each night is required for refreshing our mind. Neuroscientists have discovered that it is in our sleep that our brain’s specialized networks called the glymphatic system work hard to clear the waste products called the Amyloid B proteins. The rapid clearance of Amyloid B proteins is 60% more productive in sleep possibly preventing us from developing Alzheimer’s disease as we age. Getting the right amount sleep… Continue reading »

Would you be able to maintain your weight if you ate a large brownie every day, how about a hot fudge sundae? A new study showed that folks that don’t get at least 7 hours a sleep a night consume upwards of 385 calories more the day after a low-sleep night – about the number of calories in a large brownie or hot fudge sundae. Making sure you get at least 7 hours, preferably 8 hours, of sleep each night… Continue reading »

We all have stresses in our lives. These stresses range from our daily work to financial situations and can often haunt us while trying to rest at night. More and more each year, Americans are becoming sleep deprived, and the effects are much greater than a yawn throughout the day. Chronic sleep deprivation can lead to many health conditions, including an increased risk of developing diabetes. When the body does not get adequate sleep, the reaction can resemble insulin resistance, a… Continue reading »