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Sleep And The Natural Environment

By: SleepScore Labs  |  July 7th, 2021

When is the last time you escaped to the great outdoors for some time away from the bustling city? Mother Nature provides all the essential ingredients for optimal sleep that are often tough to come by in today’s hyper-modernized society: fresh air,

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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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When is it Time for a Sleep Divorce? Your Biggest Co-Sleeping Questions, Answered

By: SleepScore Labs  |  February 4th, 2020

Ever hear your friends or family complaining about their bed partners keeping them awake at night? It’s a commonly held belief that sleeping next to someone in bed yields poorer sleep. But is that true? Our sleep expert, Dr.

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Can’t stay asleep? Maybe it’s time for new bedding

By: SleepScore Labs  |  September 16th, 2019

When you think of your bed, visions of ultimate comfort, relaxation, and worry-free feelings should come to mind. If that’s not the case, it may be time to re-think what makes your bed and bedroom

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Do Fans Really Cool Down your Bedroom?

By: SleepScore Labs  |  July 9th, 2019

For many, it’s hard to imagine sleeping without a fan blowing full blast during long, hot summer nights. And if asked, most will say that a fan definitely cools down their bedroom. According to our

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The Best Summertime Sleeping Hacks

By: SleepScore Labs  |  June 27th, 2019

Much of the world is facing record-breaking heat this summer, and we understand how tough it can be to fall and stay asleep amid these hot conditions! Did you know that the average bedroom temperature

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Best Lighting For Sleep: Different Night Light Temperatures

By: SleepScore Labs  |  June 4th, 2019

Summertime means beach days and pool outings, but also warm weather and longer days. In fact, the longest day of the year lands on June 21st! Do these long days with increased temperatures impact sleep?

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Best Temperature for Sleep

By: SleepScore Labs  |  June 3rd, 2019

The environment we sleep in plays a huge role in how well we sleep each night. If you can remember laying in your bed on a hot summer night, it was likely not a pleasant

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5 Ways You Can Spring Clean Your Space for Better Sleep

By: SleepScore Labs  |  March 25th, 2019

Bees, trees, and sneezes are in the air as spring comes to life this season! Many of us have to get used to the spring blooms and the allergies that come with them. Our Pillow Talk Poll showed

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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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How Does the Military Sleep? A Look at Performance, Safety, and the Future of Sleep Across Branches 

By: SleepScore Labs  |  July 12th, 2021

Service members face unique challenges in being able to get adequate sleep, as well as face unique dangers when dealing with sleep deprivation. Achieving enough restorative sleep is essential for personal safety, unit performance, and

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