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What is Microsleep?

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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The Truth Behind 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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How Much Sleep Do Kids Need? Tips to Help Your Kids Get the Rest they Need

By: SleepScore Labs  |  September 15th, 2021

The research is clear: sleep is your kid’s superpower. And ensuring they regularly get the right amount is one of the best ways to put them on the path of optimal physical, mental, and emotional

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The Mysterious Link Between Long COVID and Sleep Problems 

By: SleepScore Labs  |  September 13th, 2021

What is Long COVID?  As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, medical experts are beginning to understand and respond to those suffering from the long-term effects of the virus. While many who recover from COVID-19 only

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Social Media & Sleep: The Relationship Between Social Media & Sleep Problems

By: SleepScore Labs  |  September 7th, 2021

What was the last thing you did before falling asleep last night? If you’re like one of the 61% of Americans that fall asleep checking their phones, you may have a last fleeting image of sleepily looking at your

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How Sleep Reduces Stress

By: SleepScore Labs  |  September 1st, 2021

Life is stressful. From daily stressors like bills, work, and relationships, to the bigger ones like losing a job, moving to a new house, or coping with an illness can all affect the way your

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The Term ‘Social Jetlag’ is Not a New Phenomenon. But Here’s Why It’s Making Headlines Lately 

By: SleepScore Labs  |  August 26th, 2021

What is Social Jetlag?  Many of us are probably familiar with the term jetlag – and many of us have, at some point, experienced its debilitating effects firsthand – but what happens when the effects of jetlag happen every week? This kind of jetlag

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How to Use Different Colors of Noise as a Sleep Aid 

By: SleepScore Labs  |  August 24th, 2021

Most of us have spent a night in a bustling city or other noisy environments where it feels like getting any substantial sleep that night is nothing but a pipe dream. If you do manage

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What is Revenge Bedtime Procrastination? Plus 5 Tips to Get Your Schedule Back on Track 

By: SleepScore Labs  |  August 19th, 2021

After a long day meeting the demands of an adult in today’s round-the-clock society, you finally have some me-time. But what happens when it feels like there’s not enough me-time in the day? For many

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How Longer Days Affect American’s Sleep

By: SleepScore Labs  |  August 18th, 2021

We’re taking a look at how summertime’s longer days and warmer weather affect sleep for Americans nationwide. We’ll be examining whether seasonal differences matter for sleep and what longer summer days mean for our sleep-wake

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The Power of Sleep and Its Impact on Our Longevity  

By: SleepScore Labs  |  August 17th, 2021

Recent advancements in technology and groundbreaking discoveries in science have shed light on one of the major – yet elusive – lifelong goal for many individuals: to live healthier, longer lives. The monumental improvement in global life expectancy was among the greatest

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These Big Cities are Short on Sleep

By: SleepScore Labs  |  August 6th, 2021

We’re taking a look at some of the biggest US cities to see who’s sleeping the best, the worst, staying up the latest, and more.  Who’s getting the most sleep?  At the top of the list

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A Look at Sleep Inequality in America

By: Elie Gottlieb  |  August 4th, 2021

Income inequality. Social inequality. And now, research suggests, there’s rampant sleep inequality in the United States. Although the widespread physiological benefits of sleep are well documented, recent findings show that not everyone has equal access to sleep

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The Relationship Between Sleep and Nutrition

By: SleepScore Labs  |  August 3rd, 2021

Diet, like sleep, is one of the pillars of health and wellness. And they’re directly intertwined. Although a proper, balanced diet is essential for optimal health, poor sleep over time can undo many of the

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