Does Turkey Really Make You Sleepy?

Joseph Krainin
 Thanksgiving is a day of traditions: food, family, football, and falling asleep on the couch.  If you’re like us, your mother is guaranteed to remark at least once during Thanksgiving dinner that eating turkey induces sleepiness because it has a lot of tryptophan, but, as Lou Reed says, you can’t always trust your mother.  So what’s the word on the bird?

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New Study Sheds Light on Restless Legs Syndrome

Joseph Krainin
 With Veterans’ Day upon us, we at Singular Sleep would like to express our gratitude to the men and women who have served in uniform and kept the United States safe.  As if they haven’t given enough, a startling new scientific study suggests that important insights gleaned from our vets’ health may save many more lives to come.

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Does Lack of Sleep Cause Colds?

Joseph Krainin
As we’re heading into cold and flu season, we wanted to tell you about one more reason to change your sleep-deprived ways.  A team of researchers from UC San Francisco recently published a groundbreaking study in the journal Sleep that exposed the link between nightly hours of sleep and the likelihood of catching a common cold. 

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