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Trouble sleeping? Try a cooling cap!

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New research conducted by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine reported that by keeping the head cool, more insomniacs can sleep easier. Previous studies indicated that people with insomnia can’t  sleep due to the added brain activity that goes on at night. This results in the brain’s temperature being too hot to sleep.

The researchers gave 12 insomniacs a cap that contained circulating water at cool temperatures, and the results were surprising. They were all able to fall asleep as effortlessly as people without the condition. It only took them 13 minutes to fall asleep compared to the 16 minutes of the control group and they slept on average 89% of the time.

More studies need to be conducted before a definite conclusion can be reached. This solution would be great for people who are not comfortable taking medication for their condition or for those who existing treatments are not working.

Read more at: http://ti.me/iNm0Ch

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