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    Apps to help you sleep better

    Sleep deprivation can have all sorts of harmful effects on your body — ranging from depression to heart diseases and several other more severe diseases. But as PC Mike Wendland reports, a number of apps can help you get a better night’s sleep. The SleepScore app tracks your sleep and shows when you sleep light, deep  and  when you wake up. The app uses sonar technology so you only have to have your phone by your bedside for it to work. The app is free for iOS and Android with premium features available for purchase. Sleep Cycle provides analysis to help you get a good night’s sleep and better overall health.…

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    Apps to help you sleep

    We all know how important sleep is and how rough the following day can be when we struggle with it on any given night. As PC Mike Wendland reports, using the right app to help you relax and fall asleep can make all the difference in the world. Calm offers calming exercises and breathing techniques to help you relax, The new Sleep Stories section features a great mix of voice talent to lull you to sleep. There’s also s a mindful walking meditation, and calming exercises you can access right from your Apple watch. The app is free for iOS and Android with premium services available. Headpace teaches you how…

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    Sleep Tracking Apps

    We all know how well a good night’s sleep can make us feel, but what if you could improve on it even more? This week, PC Mike Wendland offers you three sleep tracking apps to help you do just that. AutoSleep Tracker for Watch works with or without Apple Watch. Those who wear their Apple Watch to bed can get a full analysis of sleep – time asleep, restlessness, time awake, and heart rate are all taken into consideration. When you wake up and unlock your phone, the information is presented instantly. The app is $2.99 for iOS. Sleep Watch by Bodymatter also does a detailed analysis first thing in…

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    Apps to help you sleep better

    Sleep is something we all do, but chances are we could be doing it better – and feeling more rested as a result. Believe it or not, there are apps that can help and here are three great options. Sleep Better tracks your sleep duration, cycles, and efficiency with the simple tap of a button. Doing so helps develop a better understanding of your light sleep, deep sleep and even time spent tossing and turning. The app’s Smart Alarm feature helps you wake up at the ideal time.. The app is free for iOS and Android. Sleep Time doubles as a sleep analysis app and alarm clock. It’s free and available…