Most people have experienced sleep problems at one time or another, but what causes insomnia is very individual. There are actually two different forms of insomnia—secondary (when insomnia occurs as a symptom or side effect of something else) a... Read more
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 60 million Americans suffer from insomnia each year. Many of these people rely on medication to fall asleep, but research shows that relaxation and meditation exercises can... Read more
Is a good night’s sleep eluding you?
Tossing and turning the whole night through,
Drowsiness, fatigue, a lack of sleep,
There is more help than just counting sheep.
There are many factors that can cause sleep problems, and even more... Read more
I’m not a psychiatrist, but if a friend came to me and said she was feeling so hopeless that she couldn’t function at work; that she was going through a box of tissues every few days because of her unexplained crying spells; and that she... Read more
Just wondering if anyone can fill me in on their sleep patterns with the fit bit....as far as how many times you were restless! I always seem to get what I think is high numbers last nigh I had 37 min restless (19x) another is 51 min restless (21x aw... Read more
Hi all!! I am new (again) to Sparkpeople. I have not been on here for a while, but this is the time I am going to recover and get healthy! I am 35, in college and working, have a great family, boyfriend, 2 (kind of) stepsons, a dog and a cat. I am... Read more
I can't remember the last time I have slept through the whole night. I have suffered from insomnia since I have been 15 years old, I would just lay awake and stare at the ceiling for hours and it usually lasted for 4 days at a time. I no longer have... Read more
Insomnia, Stress, Anxiety, Depression and other things that can upset sleep regimens can seriously halt your weight loss success. Using a sleep mask ($4 at walmart) and also some over the counter melatonin ($7 at walmart) will help when insomnia is... Read more
i put fresh lime in my water..The health benefits of lime include scurvy, digestion, constipation, eye care, piles, peptic ulcer, respiratory disorders, gout, gums, weight loss, skin care, urinary disorders,... Read more
Be honest: How many hours did you sleep last night? If you’re like 35% of Americans, then you probably got fewer than seven hours—in other words, not enough! You already know that a lack of rest can lead to exhaustion, and you may ha... Read more
Just about everywhere you look someone is using technology. I find it's actually difficult to go out and not see people texting or playing games on their cell phones. It seems that using our phones and other mobile devices (iPads, tablets, laptop... Read more
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