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Basics of Sleep

Sleep is one of the most complicated and misunderstood aspects of how the human body functions.

Gaining a full understanding of sleep will involve many hours of research, but if your time is limited and you just want to know simple tips to help get more and higher quality sleep then you can spend a few minutes reading these articles.

Whether you want to know the negative consequences of poor sleep, how to get some sleep when traveling in a hotel room, or how much sleep you need then this is the section for you.

Epigenetics and Sleep

It is widely known that chronic poor sleep can lead to serious problems with your immune system as well as your mental and physical health. It also increases your risk of developing various diseases – including sleep disorders. Epigenetics, a new, sometimes called ‘revolutionary’ discipline, helps us describe how our… Read More »Epigenetics and Sleep

Why Do We Sleep?

Overview There hasn’t been a single answer to this question yet because sleep is incredibly complex with numerous functions and processes occurring during sleep. Although physically quite inactive, our mental activity is not to be ignored. Our minds prepare us for future learning, we store information from short-term into long-term… Read More »Why Do We Sleep?