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Helpful....thanks! Report
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good information to get a good night sleep! So vital for health Report
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A good night's sleep is essential ! Good tips Report
My work schedule definitely affects my sleep cycle--4 11 hour shifts with 3 days off (or less depending on overtime offers)..I aspire to get at least 7 hours a night but would love love love to get 8-a work in progress! Report
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I have never been able to sleep well, not even as a child. My thoughts race; I just can't seem to shut up the chatter in my head. The only thing that helps is staying up late enough that I'm actually tired when I do go to bed (usually around midnight.) And no matter what time I finally fall asleep, I naturally wake up around 6 (7 at the latest) without an alarm clock. (On work days, the alarm wakes me at 5 AM.)

So, no, I don't get enough sleep. Report
Great article. Two suggestions: 1. Some of the health conditions listed as out of our control can be listed as in our control to some degree and can be improved by better health choices. 2. I did not read about high blood pressure. Maybe that was assumed to be with cardio/heart conditions, but I know that my HBP has woken me up from sleep with the increased pulse felt and heard in my neck, head and ears. Again, that can be controlled quite a bit through better health choices (and meds). Report
This is definitely an area I need to work on. I find I lose more weight when I do get my sleep. As well as have more energy and a better mood. Good luck to all that have trouble in this area!!! Report
i need to get my water in earlier since i get up to the bathroom at least twice . the quite gets to me too so i enjoy music when i go to be it helps have stopped reading in bed and find it helpful and my glasses fit better too since i don't fall with thm on! Report
Lots of good tips on the controllable areas of sleeplessness. Thanks! Report

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