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Lack of sleep looks the same as severe anxiety in the brain
Chronic sleep deprivation could make some people more likely to develop an anxiety disorder.
Millions of Americans are sleep-deprived, but stressing over it won’t help.
Even if you don’t get enough shut-eye, most fixes are easy
Sleep trackers probably won’t help you sleep any better
We know how sleep cycles work, but we don’t know what a normal one is or how to alter it.
These are the actual side effects of Ambien
Sleep isn't technically one of them.
Learn how to take a nap because they’re really beneficial
How to make any time naptime.
A fish that barely sleeps could help turn humans into all-night party animals
The Mexican cavefish have no eyes, little pigment, and require about two hours of sleep per night to survive.
Is it possible to sneeze while you are sleeping?
We might be too deep in our slumber to do so.
Grandma’s insomnia might be a product of evolution
She's actually looking out for you.
How many hours of sleep do you actually need?
It depends on how well you want your brain to work
We sleep less as we age because our brains don’t think we’re tired
Sadly, there’s nothing we can do about it—yet