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How to Fight Insomnia

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Sleep is a huge part of our lives—(about 33% actually,) and it’s vitally important that we get enough of it. Yet for many of us living in this world of 24/7 TV, internet in the palm of our hand, and the 40 hour work week, getting a good night’s sleep tends to take a back seat. Sleeping has become such a low priority that many of us

Posted by Elena Watson Aug 29, 2013 Posted in Disability No Comments

Lack of deep sleep may contribute to high blood pressure.

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A lack of deep sleep may contribute to high blood pressure.  A study done on older men found that those who reported having less deep sleep were 80% more likely to develop high blood pressure.  Several factors may contribute to lowering the amount of deep sleep a person has. These may include having sleep apnea, taking medications that interfere with sleep or having other health issues that inhibit good rest (such as frequent awakening and having to get up often at night).

Posted by Tanya Feb 16, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized 2 Comments