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When you sleep with a weighted blanket every night, this is what happens to your body

Weighted blankets have become the rising star of the booming sleep industry. According to a 2018 report by Prescient & Strategic Intelligence, approximately $69.5 billion is spent annually on sleep aids worldwide. In the pursuit of sleep, we’re willing to try just about anything — be it sleep apps, teas, sound machines, or even essential oils. Insomnia affects one in three […]

Health Problems

Three types of cells help the brain tell day from night

Bright light at night interrupts the body’s normal day-night cycles, called circadian rhythms, and can trigger insomnia. In fact, circadian rhythms play a major role in health. Disrupted day-night cycles have even been linked to increased incidence of diseases like cancer, heart disease, obesity, depressive disorders and type 2 diabetes in people who work night […]

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Are night sweats a sign of low testosterone?

Night sweats are a common symptom of hormonal changes, such as in females who are going through menopause and experiencing a drop in sex hormones. Hormonal imbalances can affect males, as well. Testosterone is the primary sex hormone in males and is responsible for processes such as sperm production and building muscle mass. The levels […]