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07/09/2013 08:16 am ET

Beat Sleep Deprivation: Simple Bedroom Tricks To Promote Sleep (VIDEO)

It's easy to make a habit of skimping on sleep, but doing so comes with high stakes. Sleep deprivation can increase risk of stroke, cancer and even death. But could something as simple as your bedroom setup be keeping you from serene slumber?

Health and fitness guru Lorri Ann Code shared her wisdom on how to transform your bedroom into a sleep haven, in a recent Fox40 video. She advises making the bedroom less chaotic and more "like a sanctuary," with changes like removing iPods and other electronics, snuggling up in cozy blankets and using a fan to bring the temperature down to a comfortable level, while also creating a calming white noise.

For more easy remedies and calming practices, watch the video above.

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