Do weighted blankets really work?

You already know that getting a good night’s sleep is key to a productive day. But unfortunately, stress, sickness and several other factors can prevent you from having a peaceful slumber. Instead of turning to medication, many people are choosing to relax with a weighted blanket before bed. Can they really help you sleep better?

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Are you getting enough sleep?

The Doctor’s Note: Do you sleep enough?

How much sleep, on average, do you get each night? Do you have a regular sleep schedule? These are important questions to ask yourself as research tells us most adults need about seven hours of sleep each day for good health. Sufficient sleep improves our energy level, and can enhance learning and memory.

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There’s a nap for that

You’ve heard it before – in order to feel well-rested in the morning, you should try to get approximately eight hours of sleep. With busy evening schedules and TV shows to catch up on, it’s no wonder we may fall short of that recommendation.

May is Better Sleep Month, so we’re sharing some apps that may help you get the sleep you want. You already use your smartphone for practically everything else, so why not put it to work at bedtime? Continue reading “There’s a nap for that”