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The bride, however, gave him a sleeping-draught, and he slept so soundly that he heard nothing.
And researchers at Columbia University in New York City found that people who slept six hours a night were 23 percent more likely to be obese than people who slept between seven and nine hours.
Adults who slept badly admittedly needed help, noted an editor in 1865, for the drain on the constitution could be "terrible .
In independent clinical studies, 87 percent of participants who slept on a Sleep Number bed reported improved sleep quality, from falling asleep faster to spending less time tossing and turning; 93 percent reported back-pain relief; and 90 percent said other aches and pains were reduced.
Of that number, 32 said that their child had always slept in a separate room, 28 reported routine co-sleeping that began during the child's infancy, and 23 said that co-sleeping began around age 1 or later in response to the child's sleep problems.
I'm not sure if I've slept or not, because I'm dreaming I can't sleep,'' said Kirwan.
Objective measurements, like EEG recordings of brain waves, verify when and for how long people slept and whether the sequence and depth of the different stages of their sleep were normal.
Seventy-three percent of partners of snorers in the study reported that they slept better when their partner used the Tempur-Pedic Swedish Neck Pillow.