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Issue 30: Sleep x your health

Experts recommend a minimum of 7 hours of sleep per night, however, roughly 35% of Americans fall short of that mark. With that in mind, we've dug into the science on sleep, plus what you can do to get more zzzs each night.

Sleep your way to better health. 
Did you know that the average person spends 1/3 of their life sleeping? With so much time curled up in your bed, it stands to reason that sleep is essential for both your body and mind. And there's plenty of science to indicate that this is the case.  
Getting enough shut eye is associated with improved cognitive health, lowered stress levels, and a reduced risk of diabetes. Conversely, chronically skimping on sleep, can make you more susceptible to health issues and may even shorten your lifespan.  
Experts recommend a minimum of 7 hours of sleep per night, however, roughly 35% of Americans fall short of that mark. With that in mind, we've dug into the science on sleep, plus what you can do to get more zzzs each night. 
Embrace the power of sleep, Elos!
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1. Is there a relationship between sleep and weight gain?

Learn about the science behind sleep and weight, plus the best things you can do to promote good quality rest.

2. Oura sleep tracker: Pros and cons.

Oura Ring is one of the most popular and accurate sleep trackers on the market. Elo CEO, Ari Tulla, and Community Manager, Anne Valta, used Oura Ring to track sleep. Here's their review.
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3. Does exercise always promote sleep?​

Exercise often promotes sleep, however, that's not always the case. Learn how exercise can sometimes be detrimental to a good night's rest.

4. Sleep supplements for men (and women too).

Struggling to get your zzzs? These science-backed supplements might be helpful for sleep onset and quality.

5. Sleep and inflammation.

Chronic inflammation has been linked with many diseases including cancer, heart disease, and autoimmune conditions. Here's what science says about sleep deprivation and inflammation.

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