This Week in Sleep: ZZ’s in Blizzard

By Alyse Borkan  |  Jan 31, 2015
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While you were hiding from the “blizzzard,” we found these sleep stories. Pull away the covers, and read everything you need to know to sleep soundly this weekend:

Can’t sleep? Try a spritz of Melatonin. The crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo raised close to $150,000, $135,000 more than their goal. They are planning to start shipping orders this summer.(Bloomberg)

The account of someone experiencing sleep paralysis — a phenomenon that hindered her from the ability to move when she awoke in the middle of the night. (Business Insider)

Think snoring is normal? Sleep apnea actually shouldn’t be ignored. It can be a symptom of a serious health condition. (CNN)

Three minutes inside a 264 degree cryotherapy machine could improve sleep, burn 800 calories, release an eight ball’s worth of endorphins, boost the immune system, reduce inflammation and smooth wrinkles. (New York Magazine)

Pack away the flannel pajamas: A handful of studies show sleeping naked could actually be good for you. (Yahoo)

Squarespace wants its Super Bowl ad to put people to sleep, and they enlisted Jeff Bridges to help. The actor launched an album called “Jeff Bridges Sleeping Tapes” to lull listeners into a REM cycle using guided meditations, relaxing sounds and his silky smooth voice. (TIME Magazine)

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