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August 5, 2016

Napping: Is it good for everyone?

Brief naps provide significant benefits for improved alertness and performance without leaving you feeling groggy. Dr. Adnan Pervez at REX Pulmonary Specialists answers four important questions about napping for all ages.

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March 25, 2015

Conquering Sleep Problems

If you’ve been accused of getting up ‘on the wrong side of the bed,’ is it because you didn’t get much sleep on any side on the bed? Some simple changes in your daily habits may be effective in helping you rest easier. Exercise early. Activity too close to bedtime can wind you up and…

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January 2, 2014

Are you sleeping in the right position?

Did you know you could actually improve your health while you sleep? It’s true. Your sleep position—whether you’re a side, back or stomach sleeper—not only affects the quality of your sleep, it also can help alleviate or aggravate certain conditions, like sleep apnea, acid reflux and more.

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November 3, 2013

10 Tips for Healthy Sleep

November 3rd is the end of daylight savings time, allowing us to "fall back" an hour, and what better time than to improve your sleep habits? A healthy sleep schedule offers endless benefits, including lower stress, healthier weight, better brain function, and a stronger immune system. Here are 10 healthy sleep tips from the National Sleep Foundation.

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