Tagged as Sleep

Getting a good night’s rest is part of staying healthy, but not everyone is able to get the ZZZZZs they need. You can keep certain plants in your room to help make the atmosphere more serene and peaceful to help you get better sleep. Plants make the oxygen we breathe and almost any can be a great addition to the bedroom. There are 4 plants in particular that are good at helping you sleep better. Jasmine...
This article might offend some people, but please bear with me till the end and pay attention to the science mentioned in this article. As a therapist in practice for over 30 years I have had a lot of firsthand experience with this topic. Most people would not think that one all-nighter could lead to adultery, but science shows that even one night of missed sleep can have lasting effects on your life;...
There are those who seem to fall asleep the moment their head hits the pillow. Then there are those who stare at the ceiling, struggling to settle down for 30 minutes, an hour or more before finally dozing off. Being able to fall asleep quickly is important because it allows us to get the maximum amount of rest before the alarm sounds. And it helps us to didge the anxiety we might stir up if we lay...
A good night’s sleep is vital. Sleep promotes healthy brain function, not to mention physical and emotional well-being. Without it, we can’t perform well and could suffer devastating health consequences such as heart failure, high blood pressure, stroke and depression, according to the -National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. So it's pretty important. But over 60 million Americans struggle with...
Do you want to help your body burn calories more efficiently all day long? Yes, you can boost your routine and be even more productive starting today. Here are 5 habits that can improve your morning - and - your body, and help you burn at least an extra 310 calories every day! - 1. Eat Breakfast - Although you may have heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, you might not realize...
A new study shows a possible correlation between waking times and major cardiovascular events, such as heart attack and stroke. In fact, those who routinely wake up too early may be at a greater risk of dying from a sudden cardiovascular event than those who get the proper amount of sleep. Sleeping too much may also -increase cardiovascular risks. So it's important to get the right amount of sleep....
If you sleep with the soft, flickering light of television or with the modest glow of a small nightlight illuminating your room, you may be doing your body more harm than you realize. A -new study- has linked weight gain and obesity with sleeping with a light on. According to the study, women who sleep while bathed in artificial light gained, on average, 11 pounds over a five-year period. What’s more,...
An estimated -40 millions Americans- over the age of 18 suffer from -anxiety- each year, according to the -Anxiety and Depression Association of America. This struggle is so much more than worrying about work or a family member, it is persistent and difficult to manage. The connection between -anxiety and insomnia is a frustrating cycle-, like a merry-go-round of worry and sleeplessness. Not only do...
The FDA recently required the addition of a- box warning- to some popular sleep medications after adverse effects lead to reported deaths. The medications, most commonly found in Ambien, Lunesta and Sonata, have led to reports of bizarre behaviors in the past, but the extent of their related dangers is only now coming to light. Sleeping medications such as Ambien, Lunesta and Sonata have been known...
Do you know someone who loves the night? Maybe the sweet silence of 3 a.m. is appealing to them. Perhaps they work nights or study late. A Korean study- found a causal relationship between being a night owl and metabolic disorders. In addition, a -recent study conducted by the UK Biobank - sought to determine whether there could be a connection between sleeping schedules and mortality rates, and the...