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Sleeping Too Much: Warning Signs of Getting Too Much Sleep

By: SleepScore Labs  |  July 30th, 2020

Sleeping Too Much: Warning Signs of Getting Too Much Sleep If you’re constantly oversleeping and feel excessively drowsy during the day, your excessive sleep habits might be caused by an underlying condition.  Occasionally sleeping in

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The Scary Truth About Sleep Deprivation

By: SleepScore Labs  |  August 9th, 2019

It’s all too easy to avoid dealing with sleep problems. With all of our busy, hectic lives, it’s a common tendency to push aside sleep woes in favor of getting ahead on work or catching up

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11 Common Symptoms of Sleep Apnea

By: SleepScore Labs  |  June 3rd, 2019

The term ‘sleep disorder’ can sound a little scary – but is there really anything to be afraid of? Experts say yes – sleep disorders, ranging from insomnia to sleep apnea to restless leg syndrome,

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Are you at Risk for Sleep Apnea?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  May 2nd, 2019

What exactly is sleep apnea? The word “apnea” literally means “no breath” or “stopping breathing”. And it’s actually much more common than you’d expect. In fact, about 24 percent of men and nine percent of women have

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7 Signs You Might Have Sleep Apnea

By: SleepScore Labs  |  October 12th, 2018

We’ve all had days where we don’t feel our best, often due to a rough night’s sleep. But if you find yourself tired even after a full night of sleep more often than not, it

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Restless Hands and Legs

By: SleepScore Labs  |  September 20th, 2018

One of the more curious sleep concerns that a fair number of sleepers deal with involves uncomfortable sensations in their legs, forcing them to move around to find relief. It’s known as Restless Leg Syndrome,

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What to Expect from the On-Demand Sleep Report for Your Doctor?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  January 9th, 2018

Millions of Americans suffer from undiagnosed sleep issues. Epidemiological data from The Sleep Index showed for instance that while 25 percent of the population has sleep apnea, only 12% are diagnosed, leaving 13% fending for

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Fewer Snores, More Zzzs

By: SleepScore Labs  |  January 3rd, 2018

The disruptive sound of a snore from your partner can lead to a lot of emotions. Anger, frustration, and exhaustion are just a few of them. And often your partner can’t help the sounds they

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Seasonal Affective Disorder And Sleep

By: SleepScore Labs  |  December 12th, 2017

The shorter winter days give way to wonderful holiday gatherings, winter sports, and more days off to spend time with family and friends. But they also lead to an unpleasant feeling that 4-6% of Americans

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World Sleep Day 2021 Data Analysis: More Zzzs, More Smiles?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  March 15th, 2021

In honor of World Sleep Month, SleepScore Labs performed a data analysis to compare various country’s total average sleep time with their World Happiness Index Score.  The SleepScore team looked at data from 1,234,462 nights, from over 72,000

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The Latest Sleep Research: Owls and Larks During COVID-19

By: SleepScore Labs  |  February 19th, 2021

COVID stay-at-home practices provide a unique opportunity for researchers to study changes in sleep habits with fewer external restrictions. A recent study looked at how changes brought on by stay-at-home conditions lined up with peoples’ preferred sleep patterns.   Study:  Chronotype refers to individual differences in when a person naturally feels the sleepiest and when they naturally feel the most alert during a

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Sleep with a Partner? How to Both Get Your Best Sleep

By: SleepScore Labs  |  February 16th, 2021

Scientific research on sleep is typically conducted with research participants who are sleeping alone, but in real life most people share beds with significant others, children, and even pets. According to an international survey, 70% of Americans do not sleep alone, and the numbers were similar

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Why Do I Keep Waking Up at 3am?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  February 3rd, 2021

You change into comfy pajamas, tuck in for the night, and drift off. Suddenly, you’re up at 3am on a Saturday. Not what you planned, but you can’t fall back asleep. Why is that?   Going through the sleep stages When you sleep, your body cycles

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Should Sleep Education Be Part of School Curriculum?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  January 26th, 2021

How many hours in your life do you think you’ve spent sleeping? How many hours in your life do you think you’ve spent learning about sleep? Even though sleep is a major part of our

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How Does Men’s Sleep Change Through the Years?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  January 26th, 2021

How Does Men’s Sleep Change Through the Years? With age comes wisdom. With age comes changes in sleep as well. Find out what happens with sleep over time, with a focus on men’s sleep. This

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The Latest Research: The Link Between Health Behaviors, Sleep, and Mental Health

By: SleepScore Labs  |  January 22nd, 2021

From birth to early adulthood, multiple factors – many of which are out of our control – play a role in mental health. Research shows that health behaviors that are mostly within our control such

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6 Best Ways to Fall Asleep with a Cold

By: SleepScore Labs  |  January 18th, 2021

Despite the recent increase in global awareness about germs and hygiene, the winter months still breed the common cold and flu. If you’re one of the unlucky ones to contract these winter ailments, the best

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How to Practice Mindfulness for Better Sleep

By: SleepScore Labs  |  January 11th, 2021

What is mindfulness?  Mindfulness is a focus on the present while being aware of your moment-to-moment thoughts, emotions, physical sensations, and environment. This is done by paying attention to experience without judging how you’re feeling

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How Does Women’s Sleep Change Through the Years?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  January 11th, 2021

It can be difficult realizing what you have until it’s gone, and the same can be said for a good night’s sleep. Particularly for women, there can be changes through the years that can interfere

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Why Am I So Tired In The Winter?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  January 10th, 2021

It’s that time of the year when it’s dark in the morning when you get up and dark when you’re done with the work day. Plus, for many, winter means gray days and little sunshine between the

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What’s Dry January, and Should You Give it a Try?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  January 4th, 2021

New year, new goals. To put it mildly, 2020 has been a difficult year for most of us, but that doesn’t mean we can’t start off 2021 on the right foot! If you were thinking

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