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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Taking Naps

Should we take naps? We’ve all been tempted to take a midday rest at some point and so we decided to discover the answer to the long asked question! After all, humans belong to the small 15% of mammals that are monophasic, rather than polyphasic  – meaning that we sleep only once in a 24 […]

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The effects lack of sleep has on the body and mind

Is it possible to live and function comfortably or at all, with little or no sleep? The current world record for the longest time without sleep is 264 hours, that’s 11 days, held by Randy Gardner who was 17 years old at the time. He wanted to prove “that bad thing didn’t happen if you […]

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Common sleep problems that increase with age

It is a common misconception that the older we get, the less sleep we need. This is untrue; in fact, our sleep needs to remain the same throughout our adult life. As we get older, our sleeping patterns change, the elderly tend to have more sleep problems and broken sleep, resulting in less time spent […]

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Sleeping with chronic back pain

Sleep is one of the most important activities in our daily lives, just as important as eating or breathing. Sleep, or lack of sleep, impacts our appearance, our energy levels, our brain function and has a large impact on our physical and emotional health. As we get older, our sleeping patterns may change, we may […]

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