Is your doctor suggesting that you may need to start using a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device for a better night’s sleep? But you don’t want to. Here are some hacks and exercises to help you stop snoring that you will want to try before resorting to CPAP.
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The high achiever tosses and turns in bed as they face the enormity of tasks they face the next day. They wonder how they are going to get it all done and then yet another task pops into their mind. Now they’re sure they are going to forget something. Does this scenario sound familiar? New research shows that this tip will help anyone, especially high achievers, to fall asleep faster every night.
There is a reason sleep deprivation is used as a torture method. Depriving the body of sleep renders it quite powerless and robs it of the ability to defend itself. Antioxidants counteract free radical damage, but one study linked sleep deprivation to antioxidant loss.
Sleep researchers in the Netherlands have found that a combination of poor ventilation and a build-up of carbon dioxide during an individual’s sleep period can contribute to restlessness and to not getting the rejuvenation one usually gets after sleeping. The rise in amounts of carbon dioxide, they say, stems from one’s normal respiration. They also found that something as simple as opening a window or door can ameliorate the build-up, improving the ventilation in the room where one is resting and thus producing a more sound and restful sleep.
It's more than likely that you’re not getting as much sleep as you should be. According to a 2011 survey by the Sleep Council, nearly half of us get six or less hours of sleep per night. Considering the recommended length of time to spend under the covers is seven to nine hours, six or less is extremely far from optimal.
It is thought that more than a third of American adults are not getting enough sleep on a regular basis. Sometimes, a change in diet can be helpful.
Do vegans sleep better? The answer may lie in some new research on diet and insomnia. Researchers have found that our diet directly affects how well we sleep. This may uncover why people who eat high carbohydrate diets, like vegans do, may sleep better. So, if sleep has been hard to come by, your diet choices are well worth taking a good honest look at.
You have likely heard the buzz about turmeric. This cousin of ginger, common in Indian cooking may be the most effective nutritional supplement you can add to your diet. Keep reading for my recipe for a delicious turmeric latte that you will want to drink every day.
What are the long term effects of sleep deprivation and how do they affect mental health.
Natural Cures for Insomnia and How to Change Your Bed from Your Thinking Place to Your Sleeping Place
Whether you are have an issue with chronic insomnia or whether or not you suffer from it periodically, here are some great natural cures to try for a better night's sleep.
Most of us know first hand that a snoring partner can disrupt the other person from a good nights sleep. We have all heard stories of one partner taking the sofa or even the spare bedroom in an attempt to get more sleep. According to Daniel P. Slaughter, MD and Otalaryngolgist snoring can even cause marriage problems.
Sometimes it's amazing how much you benefit from little things like essential oil bath salts. Taking a nice soak in a hot bath is one of these things. Soaking in hot water is more powerful than one might think.
Instead of sleep being refreshing, it is the thing many Americans dread the most. A night without sleep often means a day of fatigue, sluggishness, poor food choices, weight gain and ultimately poor health.
Not getting enough sleep can make you look and feel like a zombie. We all need adequate amounts of rest, yet so many of us don’t get enough sleep and that can lead to bizarre negative side effects. The National Sleep Foundation recommends that people over the age of 18 get at least seven hours sleep per night.
In order to improve her sleep one young lady decided to turn off her smartphone when not using. Later she decided during nights to switch off all electric devices except the refrigerator for a better nightly sleep, fearing about the adverse health effects of smart meters and cell phones. Here is how she improved her sleep.
If you're not sleeping like a rock you may be unknowingly struggling with an underlying health problem caused by your diet. Here's how to get to sleep at night fast and get the “rock sleep” you deserve with these natural treatments.
The Indian herb Ashwagandha is a powerful herb which is said to have many restorative benefits by practitioners of Ayurvedic medicine. Ayurvedic medicine is an ancient holistic healing system which was developed thousands of years ago in India.
Think there's no connection between insomnia and your lifestyle habits? Recent research sheds some light on how and why insomnia really occurs and how its linked to heart attacks and stroke.
Researchers say that there is an association between insomnia and an increased risk for heart attack and stroke.
Eating certain foods with prebiotics are shown in a new study to help with sleep. The good news is there are no supplements or prescriptions needed for getting enough sleep that in turn can protect from chronic diseases and more.
Researchers say good sleep can lead to good sex. It has been confirmed by research that there is an association between decreased sexual function in postmenopausal women and shorter sleep durations with increased insomnia symptoms.
The Government May Be Ignoring the Prevalence of Sleep Apnea and How That Can Affect Your Sexual Health
The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force is choosing to stay neutral on the issue of adult screening for obstructive sleep apnea.
Can Using Earplugs Make You Not Need Painkillers? Here's Why Sleep Is So Important and How You Can Improve Yours
Can a $3 pair of earplugs save you thousands of dollars in insurance and pharmaceutical costs by making you not need painkillers? Here's the deal with sleep and how to improve yours.