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    Sleep Health is one of the important components of Healthy People 2020 mission to improve American health. In today society, many individuals do not receive the recommend 7-9 hours of sleep or treatment of sleep disorders necessary to maintain a healthy immune system, recharge their body, and sustain memory and alertness throughout the day among other benefits. With our daily busy schedules, many feel that there is simply not enough hours in the day to get everything done and a full nights rest. Running on less than 5 hours of sleep has contributed to many negative impacts. Lack of sleep has lead to undesirable mood swings and agitation that can have a negative impact on family life. A number of automobile accidents, occupational accidents, and medical errors have also resulted from sleep deprivation. A few companies such as Google have taken action by implementing nap rooms within their businesses however not enough companies have followed suit. In a society that flourishes on productivity, it would only make sense that we incorporate the importance of sleep health into our culture to push for more productive outcomes that we pride ourselves upon. A difference can be made in trying to promote sleep health so we can decrease its negative outcomes. An issue that may seem simple to tackle is hindered due to lack of education on the issued therefore its importance. According to Healthy People 2020, lack of adequate quality sleep can increase heart disease, diabetes,…

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    A nightly drink (or nightcap) is often used to calm the nerves of a variety of people, but could they be setting themselves up for addiction? Does a nightcap necessarily indicate an alcohol problem? And are there any benefits for this practice? Nightcaps Don't Necessarily Indicate Problem Drinking Technically, drinking one alcoholic beverage a night (such as a nightcap) does not indicate a drinking problem. Experts typically state that a man should have no more than four drinks in one day or…

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    Paul Bogards article “Let There Be Dark” claims that light should be perseved by using evidence, reasoning, and imagery. The article states realistic facts and logic reason to why we should pererve light, save energy, and save money. Doing so, will prevent us from having any health problems. Darkness can provide solitude, quiet and stillness, qualities increasingly in short supply. World Health Organizations classifies that working the night shift as a probable human causes (carcinogen). It is…

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    If you find yourself feeling down and out winter after winter, you may be experiencing some form of the winter blues. While the winter blues affect many people, there are some instances in which this gloomy feeling is more serious. This is referred to as Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD. Seasonal affective disorder occurs as the days of winter get shorter and darker. For many, this lack of natural light translates into a form of depression that can be difficult to overcome. That’s why licensed…

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    Sleep has been the subject of many myths. We hear about these myths from parents and friends, and some are irresponsibly spread through social media. Although it’s fun and highly entertaining to learn more about these myths, it can misleading and dangerous. There are some individuals out there who see these myths are real, thus they eventually learn to follow these to the detriment of their health. Here are some of the popular myths about sleep, and and explanation and clarification that can…

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    When getting enough sleep, students do better in school and its proven by researchers. When students get enough sleep they can do things better, like get A+ in school. Since students come to school with sleep deprivation and what the researchers say when to start school, school should start later. First students come to school sleep deprived. Sleep deprivation is linked to health problems like weight gain and depression{Lees}. When they are not getting enough sleep kids gain weight…

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    Sleep Deprivation: A B-List Killer “Sleep is the best meditation,” as the Dalai Lama once said. From time to time, everyone wakes up feeling groggy, irritated, stressed and sick. Most blame it on being run-down from all the work they’ve been doing, some blame it on their lack of sleep and having to go to bed too late and having to wake up too early. Despite there being an understanding of the negative effects of sleep deprivation, the average American does not understand them completely,…

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    Rebecca Shen COMM 1100 Step 29, 2016 Informative speech Outline Introduction Attention Getter: How many people feel tired right now? How many people sleep less than 7 hours last night? There are research studies proved your sleep quality will affect your daily actions. Background & Audience Relevance: From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the 2014 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) shows about 83 million American adults reported usually sleeping less than 7 hours…

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    Fall Asleep Faster Tonight with These 7 Easy Tips! Tossing and turning as you try to fall asleep is no fun, especially when you’ve got a big day ahead of you. While sleepless nights happen on occasion for just about everyone, reducing your insomnia can be achieved by giving these sleep strategies shared by The Huffington Post a try: 1. Consider you health: If you’ve been having groggy mornings or experiencing serious daytime sleepiness, your low energy may be health-related. Talk to your…

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    There are a lot of challenges for students. Sleep is a big challenge for students. One way to overcome it is to not drink sodas before you go to sleep. Another way to overcome it is to set up a sleep schedule. The third way to overcome it is to not stay up real late. The last thing is to not eat before you go to sleep. The first way to overcome the challenge of sleep is to not drink sodas before you go to sleep. The reason why is because the caffeine in the sodas keeps you up. Also when…

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