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How Does Menopause Affect Sleep?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  January 31st, 2022

As women approach their midlife stage, many experience problems getting high-quality sleep. This is attributed not only to menopause but also to perimenopause (transition to menopause) and postmenopause (after reaching menopause). According to data from

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Why Do We Sleep Talk?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  October 18th, 2021

Do you ever recall camping with friends hearing someone speaking in the middle of the night? Or perhaps your bed partner tends to have conversations with no one in the early morning hours. If this sounds familiar,

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What is Microsleep? (Symptoms, Causes and Prevention)

By: SleepScore Labs  |  June 8th, 2021

You’re driving back home, exhausted after a long week of work filled with many sleepless nights, and you suddenly realize you don’t remember the last mile of driving. You can’t recall the last red light or

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Here are the Signs You’re 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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Symptoms of Sleep Apnea (7 Signs of Sleep Apnea)

By: SleepScore Labs  |  October 12th, 2018

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep. Although its most familiar symptom is snoring, not all those that snore have sleep apnea, and its effects on the

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What is Restless Leg Syndrome? (Causes and Symptoms)

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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8 Red Flags that Indicate You’re Sleep Deprived

By: SleepScore Labs  |  May 11th, 2022

In this day and age, it’s worth asking yourself “Am I sleeping enough?” from time to time. We spend about one-third of our lives sleeping, and when we get the right amount of it, it

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Moving Into a New Place? Traveling? 5 Ideas to Skip the ‘First Night Effect’ 

By: SleepScore Labs  |  May 11th, 2022

Many people’s first night’s rest in a new place is usually everything but restful. Even when your body is prepared to get much-needed sleep, you might still struggle to get uninterrupted and restorative sleep. The

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7 Daytime Habits to Improve Your Nightly Sleep

By: SleepScore Labs  |  May 11th, 2022

Contrary to the idea that our sleep is at the mercy of what we do in the hours leading up to bedtime, our daytime habits can often have an even bigger impact on our sleep

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To Nap, or Not To Nap? Dr. Shona Halson Weighs In 

By: Shona Halson, PhD  |  April 25th, 2022

Napping is a common behavior used to overcome the negative impacts of inadequate sleep.   By definition, a nap is any sleep period with a duration of less than 50% of the average major sleep

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How Does Trauma Impact Sleep?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  April 22nd, 2022

According to the American Psychology Association (APA), about 50% of all people will experience trauma. But we all respond to trauma differently. Many may recover over time, while others may experience long-lasting problems associated with

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What Is Restless Sleep & What Causes It?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  April 12th, 2022

When most people go to bed, they hope they can have an uninterrupted night of sleep and wake up feeling refreshed and energized to take on the day. But this experience is not always the

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Did You Know Humans Used to Sleep in Two Phases? Here’s Why We’ve Moved on From the Practice

By: SleepScore Labs  |  April 8th, 2022

Electricity came, and humans had to adjust their sleep patterns accordingly.   But before that time, some parts of the world slept in two phases within a 24-hour span. It was common practice in some populations

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What You Should Know About Marijuana and Sleep 

By: SleepScore Labs  |  March 31st, 2022

In case you haven’t heard, Americans are having a hard time finding the sleep they need, with more than one-third of US adults failing to get at least seven hours of sleep per night. With

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Sleep is a Major Predictor for a Safe and Productive Workplace. Here’s Why.

By: SleepScore Labs  |  March 30th, 2022

According to the National Safety Council (NSC), a company with 1,000 employees can lose up to $1 million annually to employee fatigue resulting from poor sleep.   While some employers are getting wise and taking steps

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How Has Our Sleep Changed While Working Remotely? Plus 5 Ideas to Protect Your Sleep While Working From Home 

By: SleepScore Labs  |  March 30th, 2022

The work landscape was just one of the many things to shift due to COVID-19.  More than one-third of the workforce in the US started working remotely between February and May 2020, resulting in 71

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Sleep Uncovered Part 3: How Income and Socioeconomic Status Played a Role in Sleep Health During COVID-19

By: SleepScore Labs  |  March 14th, 2022

Sleeping is one of the most natural and indispensable activities all humans partake in to stay alive and live healthily. Yet research shows that up to ​​70 million adults experience a sleep disorder, and 60%

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Sleep Uncovered Part 2: How Anxiety and Loneliness Impacted Sleep Over the Last Two Years

By: SleepScore Labs  |  March 14th, 2022

Many people have felt lonely or anxious at one point or more in their lives. However, the COVID-19 pandemic, lockdown measures, movement restrictions, excessive social media use, quarantine experiences, and misinformation and rumors about the

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