How to Fix All Your Sleep Problems With Science

It seems like it’s getting harder and harder to get a good night’s sleep.

A myriad of distractions are constantly in cahoots to keep you from getting enough shut-eye.

We’re supposed to get seven to nine hours of sleep, but many Americans don’t hit that target every night.

Sleep can provide incredible health benefits — from helping us lose weight to improving our memories, and even making us happier.

So when you’re lying in bed with one of these nine common sleep problems, here’s what the science says you should do:

But the kind people at TechInsider have tackled the most common sleep problems – from back pain to restlessness – with a little help from science and medicine.

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Sleep – even if you’re getting enough of the stuff – can come with aches and pains that make you feel like your 83-year-old grandma upon waking.

Hours of stillness in one position might leave you feeling stiff and sore the next day.

For shoulder pain, the Mayo Clinic recommends sleeping on your back and hugging a pillow, for both moral and anatomical support, presumably.

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