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Lonely people are more likely to have restless sleep patterns

Lonely people are more likely to have restless sleep patterns

If you are worried that you are not getting a full night's sleep, waking up, tossing and turning, a new study shows you may by lonely.
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8 ways to get a better night's sleep

8 ways to get a better night's sleep

Do you rely on an alarm clock to wake up each morning?
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What is obstructive sleep apnoea?

What is obstructive sleep apnoea?

OSA is a serious, potentially life threatening disease characterised by repetitive pauses in breathing during sleep due to the obstruction and/or collapse of...
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Ways to help you rise and shine

Ways to help you rise and shine

Not a morning person? Here are some easy ways to adjust your body clock for those pesky early morning starts.
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A cure for snoring

A cure for snoring

It looks like snorers and, more importantly, their over-tired loved ones could finally get a good night's sleep — and it's as simple as popping a pill.
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Sleep-deprived babies risk obesity

Sleep-deprived babies risk obesity

Babies who don't get enough shut-eye and who watch too much TV could end up struggling with weight problems, anxiety and depression later in life.
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Living well with narcolepsy

Living well with narcolepsy

What is narcolepsy?

Narcolepsy is a neurological sleep disorder that affects one in 2000 people. It is a condition characterised by...
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Restless leg syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder

Restless leg syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder

What is restless leg syndrome?
RLS is a sleep disorder characterised by voluntary leg movements in response to uncomfortable "tingling"...
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What causes insomnia?

What causes insomnia?

GENERAL INFLUENCES include:

General anxiety and stress
Extreme temperatures
Psychiatric problems (ie, depression)...
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What is insomnia?

What is insomnia?

Insomnia is commonly known as a difficulty falling asleep or staying sleep. It is considered chronic when it occurs on most nights for more than a month. It is...
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How much is sleep deprivation costing you?

Counting the Cost
In today’s society, job demands are forcing an increasing number of work people to operate well beyond the design specifications of the...
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Sleeping habits

The independent, nonprofit National Sleep Foundation in Washington published a survey in March 2000 of 1,154 adults on sleep, or lack of it. Even though the...
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The dangers of drowsy driving

A Drowsy Driver Have you ever driven when tired?
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Sleeping on your back increases the risks of a stillbirth: study

Sleeping on your back increases the risks of a stillbirth: study

Pregnant women who sleep on their backs are more likely to have a stillbirth according to a new study.
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Sleep preserves unpleasant memories

Sleep preserves unpleasant memories

Offering something to help someone relax after having a nasty shock seems natural, but careful they don't go to sleep. According to a new study, going to sleep...
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Soon we may sleep only four hours a night

Soon we may sleep only four hours a night

Not enough hours in the day to get everything done? That could all change with a new discovery by scientists who have uncovered the gene that allows people to...
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Deep sleep takes the edge off trauma

Deep sleep takes the edge off trauma

The saying 'things will seem different in the morning', rings true as a new study suggests that simply by having a good night's sleep you can decrease the...
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Top 10 tips for a good nights' sleep

Top 10 tips for a good nights' sleep

Sydney sleep specialist, Veli Solyali of Get Well! East sydney shares his top tips for a great night's sleep.
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Tired of fatigue?

Tired of fatigue?

Feeling tired and exhausted on a regular basis? Find out more about fatigue, what triggers it and how you can boost your energy levels.
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Lack of sleep a 'ticking time bomb' for your health

Lack of sleep a 'ticking time bomb' for your health

Doctors have warned that sacrificing sleep can greatly increase you risk of premature death by up to 50 percent.
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