Sheri Ruzycki

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10 Ways To Prevent Sleep-Related Weight Gain

<i>By Bonnie Taub-Dix</i><p>Could lack of sleep be secretly sabotaging your health and weight? Sleeping the recommended seven to nine hours nightly can boost your overall health and whittle your waistline. In fact, studies have proven that sleep-deprived people consume over 500 more calories per day on …

Do You Talk In Your Sleep?

<i>By Shelby Freedman Harris, Psy.D. for YouBeauty.com</i><p>Sleep talking (also know as "somniloquy") is a sleep disorder that involves unconscious talking when you're asleep. The presentation can vary greatly between people, with some spontaneously talking while others notice it happens when someone talks …

Too Little -- And Too Much -- Sleep Raises Depression Risk

The amount of shut-eye you get each night could affect your risk for depression, new research suggests.<p>Two studies, both published in the journal Sleep, show links between depression and getting too much and too little sleep in adults, as well as a link between depression and too little sleep in …

Can Sex Help You Sleep Better?

This so beats counting sheep<p>If you’re tossing and turning late at the night, here’s a fun way to help you clock more Zzz’s: One in six women reports sleeping better after sex, reports the <i>Daily Mail</i>, which cited a survey from the body care brand Sanctuary Spa.<p><b>MORE:</b> 10 Reasons You Should Have More …

10 Ways to Sleep Better

We asked an aromatherapist, a chiropractor, an insomnia specialist, and more experts to share their best, natural tips for getting a good night's rest.<p><b>1. Clear Your Thoughts</b><p>"I like to keep a little yellow pad and pen next to the bed so that before turning the lights out, I can empty my head onto a …

Need Instant Gratification? Go to Sleep

Thanks to the Internet and social media, we live in a world where we expect instant gratification at every turn. We expect immediate replies to our texts, we share our photos within seconds of taking them and ordinary people become overnight sensations without the help of writers, producers or …

Why women feel grumpier than men

If the woman in your life woke up grumpy this morning, don't be too hard on her. It is, apparently, only natural.<p>Scientists at Duke University in …

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Lose Weight, Lose Sleep Apnea?

Losing weight -- and keeping it off -- could help sleep apnea from getting worse and could even reverse it, a small new study suggests.<p>Researchers from Finland found that maintaining weight loss of as little as 5 percent is associated with improvement in obstructive sleep apnea, which is a sleep …

Benefits Of Early Risers

Several studies have correlated waking up early with success. Here's a breakdown of the benefits reaped by early risers.

When It Comes To Sleep, Believing Is Good Medicine

In my last article I discussed research that put the “sleep debt” theory to the test. In some ways the theory held up – catch-up sleep helped ward off daytime sleepiness and tissue inflammation. What catch-up sleep did not do is return attention levels back to what they were before a few days of …

The Fascinating Difference Between Men's and Women's Nightmares

Find out what's keeping you both up at night—and why it isn't the same thing<p>Whatever has you tossing and turning at night may depend on your gender. Bad dreams and nightmares differ between men and women, according to a recent study published in the journal <i>Sleep</i>.<p>Researchers at the University of …

Questions You Should Ask About Your Sleeping Habits

If you're still tired on a solid night of rest, take a look at how you're snoozing.<p>If you’re getting to bed on time and staying there for the recommended seven to eight hours, but still are routinely fatigued, you may have a sleep disorder. If you answer yes to any of the following, talk to your …

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How Science Will Help Us Sleep Better

Getting rid of nightmares and new pills for sleep disorders<p>#<p>No More Nightmares<p>The occasional sweaty bad dream is just a bother, but five percent of adults have frequent nightmares, which can disrupt sleep enough to interfere with waking life too. And for the 7.7 million American adults with PTSD, …

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Go to bed tonight. On Time. (Or else.)

The sleep crisis and the science of slumber<p>The sleep doctors are coming and they want you to go to bed. On time. Tonight. Every night. Or else.<p>They …

The Modern American Family: How Well Are They Sleeping?

The National Sleep Foundation has released its annual "Sleep in America Poll." This year, the poll examines sleep in the modern American family. How well -- or not -- are parents and children sleeping today? What are the challenges facing families in their pursuit of high-quality, plentiful sleep? …

The Difference of Just One More Hour of Sleep

Did you know that each year when we "spring forward" at the beginning of Daylight Saving Time, heart attacks and car accidents spike? Productivity, performance and concentration are also significantly disturbed. Losing just one hour of sleep might not seem like a big deal -- many of us do this …

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How dangerous is sleep deprivation, really?

Everyone has a night here or there where sufficient sleep just doesn't happen. (Just ask anyone who's ever been to Vegas... or cared for a newborn.) But a lot of people miss out on getting significant shut-eye on a regular basis. In fact, about one in five American adults are sleep deprived.<p><b>The</b> …

How to Fire Up: Get Uncomfortable and Go to Sleep

Chronic sleep deprivation had been a long-time companion. Sleep? What a waste. All through college and my first real job at a small New Hampshire newspaper I thought like that: filing my articles late before parking it at a bar with colleagues and waking at dawn on weekends, bleary-eyed, to hike …

Exposure To Orange Light May Be The Secret To Really Waking Up

Coffee, energy drinks and exercise: Humans have seemingly thought of every trick in the book to help wake them up. However, new evidence suggests the secret to being more alert may simply have to do with the color of one's light bulbs.<p>The results of an experiment performed by a team of Belgian …

Can't Sleep? That's Nothing To Brag About

<i>By Susan E. Matthews</i><p>What do Bill Clinton, Martha Stewart and Thomas Edison all have in common? They accomplished a lot on very little sleep. Edison reportedly only slept three to four hours a night, while Stewart sneaks in four before going back to running her home decor empire. Clinton's …

6 Sleep Myths To Finally Put To Bed

<i>By Diana Kelly for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>The real reason you can't fall asleep might not be as simple as you think. If you've ever said, "I need to catch up on sleep," or cranked up the radio while driving to offset fatigue, you've been letting some of these myths creep into your life. Quit believing in …

Editing Your Life's Stories Can Create Happier Endings

<b>Listen · 8:54</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>It was a rainy night in October when my nephew Lewis passed the Frankenstein statue standing in front of a toy store. The 2 1/2-year-old boy didn't see the monster at first, and when he turned around, he was only inches from Frankenstein's green …

13 GIFs That Show You How Everyday Items Are Made

Some we use everyday, others we only ever see the final product - but how exactly are things like forks, crash barriers, springs and even camouflage …

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Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead: Actor Dies At 46 In New York Apartment

Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his Manhattan apartment, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday (Feb. 2).<p>The 46-year-old actor's cause of death has yet to be determined but the New York Police Department is investigating and a law-enforcement official confirmed to WSJ that the Academy …

True Facts About The Owl

15 Singers You Might Not Know Were Immortalized As Barbies

These dolls prove life in plastic is indeed fantastic!

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman dead of suspected drug overdose

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of the leading actors of his generation and winner of an Academy Award for his title role in the film “Capote,” was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday in what a New York police source described as an apparent drug overdose.<p>Hoffman, 46, …

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2013: Year in Review

Inside Flipboard / December 20, 2013<p>With 2013 about to be inscribed in the history books, we’ve curated several collections to commemorate what went …