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Quick Tips for a Good Night Sleep

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By Res-Q Editor March 31, 2014 Leave a comment Go to comments

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A good night’s sleep is a major part of our individual health. It can improve the immune system, help fight infection and boost your health.

Here are our Res-Q Q&A’s on the importance of catching some Zs.

  • What happens when you don’t get enough sleep?  A lack of sleep has been linked to high blood pressure, atherosclerosis, heart failure, heart attack and stroke, diabetes and obesity.

  • How much sleep does a person need to stay healthy?  Most healthy adults need seven to nine hours of sleep a night. Kids need about 10-11 hours. However, some adults are able to function after as little as six hours of sleep. You know best how much sleep you need; it’s just a matter of getting it!

  • What causes a lack of sleep/sleep disturbances?  Many things can interfere with a good night’s sleep: poor diet, sugar, caffeine, lack of exercise and stress. Television, smartphones and tablets are a leading cause of sleeplessness in tweens and teens.

  • What can I do to get a better night’s sleep?  Most sleep disturbances, including insomnia, can be treated naturally. Remove junk foods like fast food, caffeine and sweets from your diet. Incorporate exercise, meditation and Res-Q all-natural sleep remedies.
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