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Hard-to-Treat Hypertension Among Black Adults May Be Linked to Sleep Apnea

Black people are more likely to have hypertension than their white counterparts. Now, new findings published in the journal Circulation suggest that untreated sleep apnea that’s moderate or severe is associated with increased odds of resistant hypertension in African Americans, according to an article by American Heart Association News. Sleep apnea is a serious sleep… Read More »

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How This Entrepreneur's Sleep Struggle Inspired A Game-Changing Product

We all know sleep is beneficial to our career—we focus better, get more done and communicate more clearly when we’re well-rested. Yet, so many of us don’t get the shut-eye we need. Sure, I’m a healthcare professional, but I’ve been there too. When I was working the 7-3:30 shift at the hospital while growing my… Read More »

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Sleep Versus Exercise

When asked why they don’t exercise regularly, many people offer the excuse that there simply isn’t enough time in the day. It’s true that most of us are very busy, with long hours spent at work and/or handling family responsibilities, housekeeping chores, and errands. So oftentimes, any physical activity performed is squeezed in either first… Read More »

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5 ways a good night’s sleep improves productivity

Article provided by Rachael Matthews Britain is caught up in a sleep deprivation epidemic – and it could be damaging our productivity. According to a 2018 book called The Business of Sleep, “Never before have significant percentages of working adults been so sleep deprived.” Up to 16% of UK adults get fewer than six hours… Read More »

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As Little As Two Bad Nights Of Sleep Can Alter Your Gut Microbiome

There’s no denying that gut health is all the rage right now. Hailed as the ‘second brain’, over the past decade or so, science has progressed rapidly in this area and as a result, we’re realising more and more how important our digestive health is for overall sense of wellbeing. We’re well-versed in the gut-brain connection,… Read More »

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