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5 Simple rules for an efficient nap

2016-02-20/Doriana Lewis

It 12:30 p.m. Your lunch time. You raise from your desk with only one thing in mind: coffee. You get to the coffee machine and start it. Just before the coffee is done one of your colleagues is passing by and mentions napping. You leave the coffee on the table and go in search for a sleeping place. Your lunch break is about 40 minutes long. The right amount of time to get a good power nap.

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Best ways to stop snoring

2016-02-20/Doriana Lewis

While you are one of those lucky persons who is not snoring and who is making jokes about someone's funny sounds, the reality is that chronic snoring affects more than 45% of the adult population and can become a serious business when it starts to create emotional and physical problems.

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5 factors that cause sleep apnea

2016-02-21/Doriana Lewis

1 in 4 men do it, 1 in 7 women do it. The reason why some nights dad made mum go and sleep on the sofa, and why, in your childhood, you woke up scared by the unknown and unpleasant loud sound coming from your parents bedroom, snoring affects people of all ages.

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5 snoring remedies

2016-02-22/Doriana Lewis

Another family reunion, another chance to laugh about Uncle Ben’s snoring problem. The fact that Uncle Ben is snoring so loudly that he wakes up the neighbors’ dog might be funny, but in what concerns him and his wife, they might have a totally different opinion. When we sleep our muscles relax, as this happens, the throat becomes narrower, the tongue falls backward and when we breathe the specific sound of snoring is created. The more your throat narrows, the louder the sound gets. Besides just the relaxation of the muscles, there are other causes of snoring like excessive fat around the neck, old age and blocked airways.

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