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Deep Sleep

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Michael Larson | Posted 09.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Larson

In addition to staving off the accumulation of unwanted beta amyloid peptides in our brains which are linked to Alzheimer's, other essential things happen during slow wave sleep in a typical night.

What Makes Someone A Light Sleeper?

Posted 09.02.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jennifer Warner Medically reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, M.D. For some people, the slightest noise awakens them at night. For others, the waili...

Why Is The NBA Treating Sleep Like A Performance-Enhancing Substance?

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 02.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

In a world where winning is everything and coaches get fired for not delivering trophies, I could not agree more with San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich's move. As someone who studies the effects of sleep on athletes, I'm shocked that more teams do not strategically rest their key players.

Rocked To Sleep -- Not Just For Babies Anymore

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

The study suggests that rocking does indeed have an effect on our ability to fall asleep -- as well as on the quality of the sleep itself.