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How light therapy can help you to fall asleep

by Laura Falls on 20 Jan 2015 Are you one of those people that find it hard to get to sleep? When you finally do drift off to sleep, does the alarm always seem to go off? Do you always wake up tired or find it particularly hard to get out of bed? Chances are… 

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“Re-Timer Gave My Wife Back Her Life!”

by Laura Falls on 13 Nov 2014 “Re-Timer Gave My Wife Back Her Life!” was the title of an email we received last week so I thought I would share it with you. Here it is… word for word. Hi Laura, I appreciate the opportunity to thank you and everyone at Re-Timer for creating such a wonderful product. My… 

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Wake up call – Why older adults can’t sleep

by Laura Falls on 27 Oct 2014 The light levels that older adults are exposed to are too low (even during the day time), due to their mainly indoor lifestyles. Light exposure is important to regulate sleep and the lack of bright light exposure is becoming a health and well-being issue for many older people. Bright… 

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Sleep Deprivation

by Laura Falls on 16 Oct 2014 Nearly half of American adults are regularly sleep deprived, according to a Gallup poll that has been tracking people’s sleep habits for decades. We are sleeping less than we did in the 1940s and there are no signs that the amount of sleep we get is about to… 

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Danielle Scott Aerial Skier

by Re-Timer on 14 Mar 2014 Danielle Scott Aerial Skier, Re-Timer Wearer, Elite Athlete We caught up with Danielle Scott Aerial Skier to learn more about what makes her tick. Danielle is an elite athlete with a remarkable story that saw her change from gymnastics to aerial skiing at a young age. A regular on… 

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Teenage Sleep Issues

by Re-Timer on 14 Mar 2014 Teenage Sleep Issues, Child and Adolescent Sleep Health We spoke with Dr Michael Gradisar at Flinders University to discuss teenage sleep issues, to help answer some of your questions. Dr Gradisar’s research interests include the prevalence, consequences, and the psychological assessment and treatment of sleep disorders in children and… 

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Sleeping Tips

by Re-Timer on 27 Feb 2014 Sleeping Tips Light therapy is proven to help shift workers adapt to a rotating day-night roster by re-timing the sleep-wake cycle. But sleep hygiene is just as important as using Re-Timer to re-time your sleep. Here is, a list of sleeping tips to help you get the most out… 

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Jet Lag West to East

by Re-Timer on 26 Feb 2014 Jet lag west to east Travelling eastward across multiple time zones generates more severe jet lag compared to westward travel. This is due to our circadian rhythms finding it easier to delay (stay up longer) compared to advance (get up earlier). Your body clock has a tendency to run… 

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Not being able to sleep

by Re-Timer on 26 Feb 2014 Not being able to sleep Research indicates that 1 in 10 poor sleepers can blame a mis-timed circadian rhythm for their woes. The circadian rhythm is responsible for setting the time you fall asleep and time you wake. However, lifestyle factors can interfere with your circadian rhythm resulting in… 

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Trouble waking in the morning?

by Re-Timer on 25 Feb 2014 Trouble waking in the morning may be a sign of a delayed circadian rhythm. If you lie awake in bed for an extended period of time before you are able to fall asleep, then you may not be able to get sufficient duration of sleep throughout the night. As… 

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