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Speed Up Recovery with Proper Sleep

Have you recently experienced a health setback? A traumatic event like a heart attack can interfere with your body’s natural rhythms and requires recovery time to get back on track. In a recent study conducted at the University of Guelph, it was found that patients recovering from a heart attack recovered faster if they maintained a proper sleep schedule. The study was conducted on mice and found definitively that the sleep schedule sped up healing. 

Sleeping More May Help Kids Fight Obesity

It is now believed that children can fight obesity with the proper amount of sleep. In a study conducted by a professor of public health at Temple’s Center for Obesity Research and Education (CORE), an increased amount of sleep meant less calorie consumption.  Although the decrease in caloric intake was an average of only 134 calories per day, this lowering of intake could have a significant lifetime impact.