Sleep is Still Important as You Age

If you’re aging, you may be getting less sleep. It becomes harder to fall asleep, and you might be waking up more often during the night. In fact, studies indicate that 13% of men and 36% of women over age 65 take more than 30 minutes to fall asleep. There are many causes for difficulty…

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Body Clocks Keep Us Running Smoothly And On Time

Our body clocks (circadian rhythm) keeps us running smoothly and on time. Our 24-hour cycle controls body temperature, hunger, and sleep. And that clock is wired directly to our eyes, so light has a big effect on it.¬†Upon awaking in the morning, light floods our brain. It turns certain genes on and off to get…

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