Posts Tagged ‘sleep’
Seven Hours Minimum
We all know that sleep is important for our overall health. That’s no surprise. But, a new study has found that sleeping less than seven hours a night may lead to weight gain. In the study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, researchers reported that nearly 20,000 American adults showed…Read More
Perils of Insomnia
There’s some unsettling news for older adults who have significant difficulty falling asleep and experience frequent bouts of insomnia. According to the World Sleep Society, sleep deprivation threatens the health of up to 45% of the world’s population. And by “threatening,” they mean that those older adults who don’t get enough sleep are at high…Read More
7 Reasons to Sleep!
We all know that a good night’s sleep is important for our functioning day-to-day, but we don’t usually realize just how critical it is for our overall health. As a matter of fact, sleep is just as essential as a healthy diet and exercise. It’s unfortunate, though, that most people are simply not getting enough…Read More
Rest in the time of Covid-19
Have you found yourself tossing and turning at night because your brain won’t turn off? Are you continually wondering, “what’s next?” in this strange, new world we find ourselves in? You’re not the only one. It seems that losing sleep and full-blown insomnia are some byproducts of living amid a global pandemic. And global pandemics…Read More
Not Just Tired
We haven’t forgotten that a while ago, we asked you what you wanted to talk more about. We had several responses and we’ve covered some of them already. But we haven’t talked about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) yet. It’s a doozy! CFS is a serious, long-term illness that affects many body systems. It’s also called…Read More
Sleep Aid Nightmares
We know America is sleepy with less than 50% of Americans saying that they are getting a solid night’s sleep. Because of her sleep deprivation, America is shelling out the big bucks to get some shut-eye to the tune of billions. That’s Billions with a “B”! Insomnia and sleepless nights are no joke! The…Read More
Sleep Aid Controversy
There’s been a bit of a controversy over at the FDA regarding a certain ingredient in some dietary supplements. It’s Phenibut, an ingredient in sleep aids. Apparently, it no longer fits in with all the other ingredients that are allowed to go into dietary supplements. It’s a good old fashioned case of “one of…Read More
You Need Sleep!
Sleep. Some say “I’ll sleep when I’m dead.” Some say they can get more done if they stay up longer. Some say they only need a few hours. Still, others say it’s a “luxury”. But is that really the most productive way to actually get things done? No. It’s not. Not even close. Research shows…Read More
America is Sleepy!
“Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain. Many people walk through their lives in an underslept state, not realizing it.” That’s what Matthew Walker, a sleep scientist and director of the Center for Human Sleep Science at the University of Berkeley said while discussing the current…Read More
The Basics: Melatonin
If you’re new to natural health and supplementation, many of the terms you hear often will be totally foreign. One of our primary goals here is to help you to be educated and informed. We believe educated people make better patients with better outcomes. It’s only a matter of time until everyone comes into contact…Read More