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5 Breathing Exercises to Reduce Stress & Improve Sleep

What if there was a way to decrease stress, ease anxiety, improve sleep and boost your mood — and you could do it anywhere, at any time? How about also helping to relieve COPD and blood pressure problems? Interested? You’re in luck, because this already exists. It’s time to introduce breathing exercises into your daily routine. What Are Breathing Exercises & … Read More

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Health Benefits of Camping Now Include Major Sleep Improvements

Often called “America’s Best Idea,” the National Park Service could also soon be known as America’s Healthiest Prescription. (Especially if you’re someone suffering from a sleep disorder.) In fact, if you’re searching for insomnia cures, it may be time to to turn to your tent. A 2017 study suggests the health benefits of camping now much healthier sleep. So what’s the … Read More

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7 Natural Sleep Aids that Really Work

Our sleep is precious time that allows our bodies to heal and rejuvenate, and without enough sleep, our health suffers. That means we must find ways to get proper rest. Unfortunately, many people either can’t sleep or don’t get enough sleep, which is where natural sleep aids come in. The amount of sleep needed each night varies, but for adults, … Read More

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6 Natural Treatments for Sleep Apnea Symptoms

Sleep apnea is a disorder that causes poor sleep quality due to uncontrollable pauses in breathing, taking shallow breaths during sleep and suddenly waking up startled. During the night, someone with sleep apnea might repeatedly stop breathing up to 30 times every hour, often for very brief moments of time and without the person being aware of it at all. … Read More

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Master Your Sleep Positions to Improve Your Sleep + Overall Health

The importance of getting a good night’s sleep has been supported by countless studies. However, according to the National Sleep Foundation’s inaugural Sleep Health Index, 45 percent of Americans suffer from a lack of sleep. (1) Impaired sleep can aggravate medical problems and interfere with the body’s natural ability to heal itself. Although there are many factors that facilitate restful … Read More

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How to Stop Snoring – 11 Remedies that Work!

Have you ever been frustrated at your partner for keeping you up all night with loud snoring? Better yet, have you ever woken yourself up with your own snoring and wondering how to stop snoring? Despite what you may think about yourself, everyone snores occasionally. It’s a natural occurrence due to the relaxed state your throat moves into during sleep. But if … Read More

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How Much Did Our Ancestors Sleep - Dr. Axe

How Much Did Our Ancestors Sleep? Way More Than Us?

When you start to think that you’re getting enough Zzzs, do you start to wonder how much did our ancestors sleep? Given all the attention the importance of sleep gets and all the distractions in modern society, you probably assume the answer is a lot — or at least more than your average person today. After all, it’s been pounded into … Read More

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5 Insomnia Cures to Implement Now

[Below is my transcript of my video about learning how to naturally treat insomnia, along with supplemental information on the topic.] One of the most common things I’ll hear from my patients is, “Dr. Axe, I can’t sleep.” If you’re one of those people who has trouble falling asleep or struggle with insomnia, or you wake up frequently during the night, that’s … Read More

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Is Napping Good or Bad for You? The Science Behind a Power Nap

  Our parents and babysitters may have been onto something when they encouraged us to nap — even in adulthood, brief, regular napping seems to be good for you in a variety of different ways, according to recent studies. While our fast-paced society may discourage breaks and taking time to slow down, research shows the opposite to be true: Any … Read More

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Can’t Sleep? 20 Strategies to Fall Asleep Fast!

There are few things worse than spending your nights tossing and turning. Whether it’s anxiety about work, stress about financial woes or just plain insomnia, when you can’t sleep, the repercussions are more serious than just feeling drowsy the next day. Sleep is one of the most important things you can do to keep your body healthy. In fact, according … Read More

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