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Excessive Daytime Sleepiness:
When Is it Time to See a Doctor?

Everyone experiences lags in energy, but for someone suffering from excessive daytime sleepiness, sluggishness and drowsiness are constant companions. Characterized by a level of tired that interferes with daily activities, excessive sleepiness is often misunderstood because of its subjective symptoms. While being tired might not seem like a reason to […]

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Caffeine Alternatives to Fight the 3 p.m. Slump

Your eyes are fluttering. Your body feels heavy. Your mind is wandering. Everyone’s been there: 3 p.m. rolls around and it’s almost impossible to concentrate. When the post-lunch food coma sets in, it’s tempting to reach for that second — or third — cup of coffee. But it’s a temptation […]

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Redefining Wellness,
Starting with Sleep

The definition of health is ever-changing. What once boiled down to “an apple a day” evolved into the food pyramid and a mantra about diet and exercise. We’ve since learned that that the principles of holistic health are more involved. We’ve become cognizant about where our food comes from, how […]

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How to Overcome the Fear of Sleeping Alone

It’s a classic horror movie scene: A masked lunatic slips through the bedroom window and attacks an unsuspecting victim. When we sleep, we are at our most vulnerable, without any defenses ready or time to react. For many women, in particular, the idea of a relaxing night at home alone […]