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Getting sufficient rest each night ensures optimal mental performance and can help alleviate stress. Sleep also physically restores your body and strengthens your immune system against illness and disease. Visit the following sites for information on the importance of sleep and how to ensure you’re getting enough.

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Sleep is serious: Catch your Zzzs

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Sleep is a performance asset

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Medical experts look beyond drugs for sleep solutions

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NHRC sleep lab hosts insomnia workshop

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12/29/2015
Dr. Rachel Markwald (right), a research scientist at NHRC, provides an overview of the research being conducting to detect the different stages of sleep and sleep disorders to visitors from the Chinese Navy.

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Rested Soldiers perform better in battle, experts say

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12/23/2015
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Navy hosts medical staff from the Peace Ark

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11/19/2015
File photo of the Republic of China, People's Liberation Army Navy (PLA[N]) hospital ship Peace Ark (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Shannon Renfroe)

The Naval Health Research Center hosted personnel from the Republic of China, People's Liberation Army Navy (PLA[N]) hospital ship Peace Ark

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Sleep issues bedeviling soldiers' health

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Soldiers, from the 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, are shown during a 19-hour flight from Alaska to Australia trying to get some sleep on the floor and seats of a Royal Australian Air Force C-17 Globemaster, during Exercise Talisman Sabre 15. Soldiers, who are deployed, average just three hours of sleep a night. (U.S. Army photo by David Vergun)

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Military medicine tackles suicide with prevention tools for patients, families and providers

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U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Y. Barclay

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How to eat for better sleep

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9/2/2015
U.S. Army Sgt. Jeremy Minner, 153rd Military Police Company, Delaware Army National Guard, sleeps on his flak jacket at the Trent Lott National Guard Training Complex in Gulfport, Miss.

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Restorative effects of sleep examined by Naval Research committee

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U.S. Army Soldiers awake in their hasty fighting position after a night patrol in the mountains near Sar Howza, Paktika province, Afghanistan.

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Armed with sleep: The importance of sleep on warfighter performance

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Sleep is a performance asset

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1/21/2016
Navy Chief Mass Communication Specialist Keith DeVinney takes a long-needed break and sleeps on a bur during a field training exercise in the Angeles National Forest near Azusa, California.

As people become more sleep-deprived, they become less aware that they’re impaired

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Medical experts look beyond drugs for sleep solutions

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NHRC sleep lab hosts insomnia workshop

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Dr. Rachel Markwald (right), a research scientist at NHRC, provides an overview of the research being conducting to detect the different stages of sleep and sleep disorders to visitors from the Chinese Navy.

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Navy hosts medical staff from the Peace Ark

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If you have less than six hours of sleep for six days in a row … you are cognitively impaired as if you had a .08-percent alcohol level

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U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Y. Barclay

The military has a whole suite of tools available to help prevent suicide.

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Mental Health Care | Posttraumatic Stress Disorder | Substance Abuse | Sleep | Mental Wellness | Suicide Prevention

How to eat for better sleep

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9/2/2015
U.S. Army Sgt. Jeremy Minner, 153rd Military Police Company, Delaware Army National Guard, sleeps on his flak jacket at the Trent Lott National Guard Training Complex in Gulfport, Miss.

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Restorative effects of sleep examined by Naval Research committee

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U.S. Army Soldiers awake in their hasty fighting position after a night patrol in the mountains near Sar Howza, Paktika province, Afghanistan.

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Sleep | Traumatic Brain Injury | Posttraumatic Stress Disorder | Heart Health | Health Readiness
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