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Weighted Blankets: Worth a Try?

Weighted blankets have become popular in the mainstream in the last few years and are just what they sound like: heavy blankets, generally 15 pounds or more. The weight comes from pellets, chains, or balls that are either woven into the blanket's fabric or inserted in little pockets throughout. Advertising claims all sorts of benefits: better sleep, less anxiety, sweatless nights, excellent naps.

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Traveling with Your CPAP Machine

If you’re planning a spring and summer vacation or traveling for business, getting quality sleep away from home is important. To get your best sleep while on vacation, review these tips for traveling with a CPAP.

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What You Should Know About Sleep Aids

When used correctly, sleep aids are safe and effective, and can help you get through a patch of insomnia. But they can have dangerous side effects which you need to know before you take them.

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Is It Chronic Fatigue or Just Constant Exhaustion?

If you are concerned you might have chronic fatigue syndrome, it is important to understand the difference between fatigue, chronic fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome.

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Help, I Can't Sleep!

It's National Sleep Awareness Week! Now is the perfect opportunity to make your sleep a priority and take a look at your “sleep hygiene."

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How Sleep Affects Weight Control

Karen Massey, a registered licensed dietitian with INTEGRIS, takes a look at how sleep affects your brain function and the impact it has on weight control.

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