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What Really Happens To Your Body When You Pull An All-Nighter

Whether you’re up all night studying, comforting a friend, or socializing, most of us are familiar with the feeling of pulling an all-nighter. The effects of staying up for 24 hours or more are surprising, and can impact your thought process, mood, and physical health. An all-nighter is different from insomnia, which is when a […]

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Here’s How You Really Should Be Treating Migraines

If you frequently suffer from migraines, you know how debilitating they can be. But figuring out how to treat them doesn’t need to be another pain in the head; while there are all kinds of myths and pseudoscience remedies out there on the internet (like daith piercings, which haven’t actually been proven to be effective), […]

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Here’s How Long It Should Really Take You To Fall Asleep

According to the American Sleep Association, 50 to 70 million adults nationwide have a sleep disorder, with insomnia being the most common. And while the association reports that adults need seven to nine hours of sleep each night, Harvard Health Publishing points out that factors such as stress, pain, and diet can keep people from […]

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What does a sleep therapist’s bedtime routine really look like?

Written by Kayleigh Dray Kayleigh Dray is Stylist’s digital editor-at-large. Her specialist topics include comic books, films, TV and feminism. On a weekend, you can usually find her drinking copious amounts of tea and playing boardgames with her friends. Welcome to Stylist’s Sleep Diaries, where we’re taking a deep-dive into one of the most important […]

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Do "self-cleaning" elevator buttons really work?

Do “self-cleaning” elevator buttons really work? Without rigorous independent studies, experts say it’s hard to verify claims of “self-cleaning” or “antiviral” surfaces that have popped up during the pandemic. But they also say you shouldn’t worry too much about how well such features really work. COVID-19 is an airborne disease. Research suggests it would be […]

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Can a £1,300 pot of manuka honey REALLY heal you?

Can a £1,300 pot of manuka REALLY heal you? Scientists say store-bought honey’s antibacterial properties may be overestimated by the public due to a lack of rigorous controls True Honey Company’s Rare Harvest New Zealand Manuka Honey costs £1,349 Studies suggest that honey with high levels of MGO has anti-bacterial properties A study examined the antimicrobial […]