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Sleep Your Way to Whole Body Health

Catching ZZZs could be the key to unlocking a healthier you. Amount and quality of sleep can influence your eating habits, mood, memory, internal organs and more.

Sleep Questions and Answers

How much sleep do you need?

Getting a good night’s sleep every night is vital to cardiovascular health. Adults should aim for an average of 7-9 hours, and babies and kids need more depending on their age. Too little or too much sleep is associated with heart disease, studies show.

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What are the benefits of good sleep?

Sleep is absolutely instrumental in cognitive function, mental acuity and the ability to concentrate and learn new things.

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How can I develop good sleep habits?

Your sleep habits can have a lasting effect on your overall health. Simply tweaking a few of your tech device habits can help upgrade your sleep hygiene for a better night’s rest.

Tips to sleep better

Can I catch up on missed sleep?

Sleeping in over the weekend doesn’t counteract the harmful effects of not getting enough sleep the rest of the week — what researchers call sleep debt.

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Mom was right—you need your sleep.

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Establishing a Wake-up Routine

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Good sleep habits and an effective morning routine can help you wake up feeling energized and prepared for the day ahead. Try these tips and techniques to start your day right.

Sleep Better with a Bedtime Routine

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Here are some ways to plan your bedtime routines so you wake up feeling well rested and ready for the next day.

Life's Essential 8™ - How to Get Healthy Sleep

Life's Essential 8

Life’s Essential 8 are the key measures scientifically proven to determine cardiovascular health. Better cardiovascular health helps lower the risk for heart disease, stroke and other major health problems.

Lack of Good Sleep Can be Bad News

If the amount or quality of sleep you’re getting, or not getting, is affecting your ability to function while you’re awake, it might be time to talk to a medical professional. Heart disease and sleep disorders are often bedmates.

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