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Insomnia & Sleep Hygiene: 'You definitely don't want to do anything that's going to mess up your chances of falling asleep and staying asleep.'

Insomnia & Sleep Hygiene: 'You definitely don't want to do anything that's going to mess up your chances of falling asleep and staying asleep.'

Ashley Curtis is the lab director and principal investigator at the Cognition, Aging, Sleep, and Health Lab, or CASH Lab, at the University of Missouri. She studies the relationship between sleep conditions and cognition.

She spoke about the misconceptions about insomnia and about some of the ways that sleep hygiene practices could improve everyone’s sleep health.

This piece was reported and produced by Abigail Ruhman.

Alcohol & Sleep: 'If you can reduce your drinking, it will probably help your sleep, also'

Alcohol & Sleep: 'If you can reduce your drinking, it will probably help your sleep, also'

Mary Beth Miller is the lab director and principal investigator for the Health Intervention and Treatment Research Lab, or HIT Lab where she studies the relationship between alcohol and sleep.

She spoke about how drinking alcohol can impact the quality of sleep people get each night and how it may even be the reason you are waking up.

This piece was reported and produced by Abigail Ruhman.

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