Can't Sleep? 9 Surprising Things that Can Keep You Awake

If you just can't nod off, one of these hidden problems may be to blame
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Dreaming of sleep?

Unless you're one of those lucky people who can sleep through anything, you're probably well aware of snooze disruptors like recycling trucks, noisy neighbors, a bedroom that's too hot or a bed partner who sounds like he's sawing those proverbial logs when he snores. And you no doubt know the connection between caffeine and restless nights. But if you're dealing with these issues and you're still not getting the recommended seven to eight hours of quality (read: uninterrupted) sleep each night, you may be up against one or more of these nine less obvious sleep stealers.