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Best Temperature for Sleeping

What is the Best Temperature for Sleeping?

Sleep Center

While the truth is that ideal sleeping temperature is about as subjective as ideal room temperature, medical experts still have their opinions in terms of what they believe the best temperature for sleeping to be (biologically speaking). Not surprisingly, how well you sleep is directly dependent on how comfortable you…

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what is narcolepsy

What is Narcolepsy? 5 Lesser Known Facts

Sleep Center, Sleep Disorders

As a result of its often trivialized and comical portrayal in sitcoms or movies, narcolepsy is a heavily misunderstood sleep disorder with serious real-world implications. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke classifies narcolepsy as “…a common brain disorder that involves poor control of sleep-wake cycles. People with narcolepsy…

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restless leg syndrome

Is Restless Legs Syndrome A Medical Myth?

Sleep Center, Sleep Disorders

Despite being burdened by an admittedly strange name (as well as having arrived rather recently in the popular lexicon of medical conditions), most academics are in agreement that Restless Legs Syndrome is indeed a legitimate medical diagnosis. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, “Restless Legs Syndrome…

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sleep and athletics

Sleep and Athletics: What the Pros Already Know

Sleep Center

It’s no secret that getting adequate sleep helps us feel more alert (and less cranky) the following day, but recent science shows there’s more to it than that. Beyond what’s going on in your brain, sleep is also involved in the repair and restoration of the body. What the Athletes…

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