Food for a Good Night's Sleep

Friday, 01 November 2013 by
The lack of sleep or insomnia can have terrible effects on your body. There are some foods that you can eat to help you get a better night’s rest to recharge and have a better morning! Bananas: Having a banana before going to bed can help people by keeping their throats open. An Australian study examined the “surface active phospholipids”...
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National Sleep Awareness Week

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 by
In the busy, multitasking world we live in, many times we make concessions or take shortcuts in order to get from here to there. Some concessions are understandable and can be carried out with relative impunity: Take for instance, opting to watch less television in order to care for more important matters. Other times the choices we make can have...
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When Sleep is Unwelcome

Tuesday, 08 January 2013 by
Falling soundly asleep is usually a highly sought after reward, especially after a long day’s activity. There is however, a situation when sleep is most unwelcome–behind the wheel. It’s been estimated that some 250,000 Americans get behind the wheel daily while in a state of sleep deprivation. Driving under these circumstances has been compared to driving while intoxicated, and indeed,...
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Falling Leaves and Falling Asleep–Part 2

Tuesday, 16 October 2012 by
Spring forward, fall back. That expression refers to how our clocks are affected by the changing seasons. Not only the clock on the wall, but our body clocks–our circadian rhythms–can be affected as well. In my prior installment, I discussed how the onset of autumn and the oncoming winter season can disrupt sleep patterns for some. Here are a few...
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