How Much Sleep You Need, According to Experts

Sleep is essential for optimal safety, mood, performance, and health. As one of the three pillars of a healthy lifestyle (the other two being diet and exercise), the amount of sleep you get can dramatically improve or hinder your quality of life in various ways. How many hours of sleep do you need? The amount of sleep a person needs each day varies with age, according to the National Sleep Foundation. Pregnancy, sleep deprivation, and poor sleep quality can also affect how much sleep you need

11 Things You Didn't Realize Are Causing Your Acne Breakouts

Another day, another pop. What makes acne such a menace? There are four main acne breakout causes: excess oil production, clogged hair follicles, bacteria, and excess hormonal activity (specifically androgens), according to the Mayo Clinic. While teenagers are particularly vulnerable, adults get acne, too, and things like diet, certain medications, stress, and genetics can worsen acne breakouts. Acne treatments, including over-the-counter products, prescribed topical and oral medications, and v

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