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11 Dec: Draw the Shade: The Importance of a Good Night’s Sleep

Darkness doesn’t just fall at night. We can bring it into our homes whenever we need it.  Blackout Shades and Total Blackout Light Sealed Systems from North Solar Screen can turn day into night. In an article titled “Sleep Oasis,” by Jennifer Barrett, we learn of “Inviting the Darkness.” Barrett writes “Overhauling the bedroom starts with an acknowledgment that your body needs to sleep in near total darkness for optimum health. Darkness prompts the pineal gland to produce melatonin, a hormone that increases both sleepiness…