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Does Night Mode On Phone Help?

  *Nothing in this article constitutes medical advice. Seek the guidance of a physician if you have any questions.* In current times, technological advances combined with the evolution of social media, online shopping, and file-sharing have transformed how the world uses cellular phones. Everyone is always on the phone, and several statistics show just how much Americans use their phones. Check out some jaw-dropping statistics surrounding cell phones use below: Most cell phone users check their phones up to 63 times daily. Americans spend about 5.4 hours on their cell phones daily. Currently, there are 272.6 million smartphone users in America. Social media is responsible for 2 hours and 24 minutes of global internet time spent online by an average user daily. 13% of millennials spend over...

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Does Excessive Screen Time Affect Your Sleeping Habits?

  *Nothing in this article constitutes medical advice. Seek the guidance of a physician if you have any questions.* Most of us will spend time looking at some sort of screen everyday. Between our phones and our computers, between work and daily internet exploration our eyes spend a long time staring at screens that can cause damage. Eye strain is a major concern for those who work with computers, and downright anyone who spends time staring at a smartphone. It can affect your vision, it can give you headaches, and it can affect your sleep. Excessive screen time habits can absolutely take their toll on a person’s health in numerous ways, affecting their lives in a negative way. Do you...

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Lucid Dreaming

  *Nothing in this article constitutes medical advice. Seek the guidance of a physician if you have any questions.* Have you ever started dreaming and realized that you are awake in a dream? It happens, and it is a genuine concept. Some people can control what happens in their dreams, like in the Hollywood Blockbuster Inception. If this has happened to you, then you have experienced lucid dreaming. According to research, “Lucid dreaming (LD) is the process of being aware that one is dreaming while dreaming. In some cases, the dreamer may even gain control over a part of the dream plot and scenery”.  The same study argues that half of all people have had a lucid dream at some...

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Should I Take Melatonin?

  *Nothing in this article constitutes medical advice. Seek the guidance of a physician if you have any questions.* Chronic sleeplessness is an epidemic in the United States. Each night, about 60 million Americans do not achieve a desired length or quality of sleep. Many of these people are turning to home remedies to attempt to cure their sleepless ailing. One of the most common over-the-counter remedies is the compound melatonin. Let’s take a closer look at what exactly melatonin is and understand whether it is useful in treating insomnia. What Is Melatonin? In order to understand what melatonin is and why it is important, we must first understand some basic parts of its chemistry and biology. Structure Melatonin is...

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Sleep's Effect On Your Metabolism

  *Nothing in this article constitutes medical advice. Seek the guidance of a physician if you have any questions.* These days, more and more people are implementing effective diets and rigorous workout routines into their day-to-day routines to help combat the many delicious foods and tasty temptations that are out there. As people discover what it takes to make sure your body functions as best as possible, they’re discovering just how important sleep is to a healthy diet and a healthy metabolism. Everyone knows just how important sleep is to their body and mind, right? That hasn’t exactly stopped countless people around the globe from abusing their sleep cycles, keeping them from getting the rest they need. It’s not just...

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