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Livestream host helps people fight insomnia

Xiu Weiya helps people with insomnia fall asleep every night by livestreaming sleep-inducing sounds online. The idea to host her own livestream occurred to Xiu when she learned about the concept of Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR), where positive feelings are triggered by specific acoustic, visual and digital media stimuli. The term ASMR was coined in… Read more

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Essential oils needed for correct aromatherapy

ANALYSIS/OPINION: That lavender-scented lotion, bubble bath or candle you find in your Christmas stocking this year might smell wonderful, but don’t mistake it for aromatherapy. It’s probably filled with synthetic ingredients that won’t give you true physical and psychological benefits. Aromatherapy has been in use for 6,000 years, and has become increasingly popular since the 1980s… Read more

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New Pilot Study: Montmorency Tart Cherry Juice Increased Sleep Time Among Participating Adults Ages 50+ By 1 Hour And 24 Minutes

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Montmorency tart cherry juice was found to help extend sleep time by 84 minutes among eight study participants, ages 50 and older who suffer from insomnia, according to a new pilot study published in American Journal of Therapeutics1. “Insomnia is quite common among older adults and it can lead… Read more

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Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday so get more sunlight to improve sleep: neurologist

Getting more sunlight during the day may help offset the negative effects of Daylight Saving Time, which ends Sunday morning when our clocks fall back at 2 am., a noted neurologist says. “The bright side of it, which is a pun, is that we will be waking up when there’s more light in the morning,” says… Read more

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Forty percent of high school students do not get enough sleep

About 40 percent of Korean high school students sleep fewer than six hours a day, according to the Ministry of Education. The ministry surveyed 82,883 students from a sample of 765 schools from April to September 2016 to investigate student health. Sleep deprivation is most acute among high school students ― three percent of elementary students… Read more

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