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Sleep Disorders Insomnia Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sleep Disorders Insomnia.

What Causes Insomnia?

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

Yoga and You'll Go to Sleep

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

Nutrition Tips and Supplements for Insomnia

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

The Sleep Quiz

Snoring is a common problem, especially among men, but it isn’t harmful. (True / False)   You can “cheat” on the amount of sleep you get. (True / False)   It is important to maint...  Read more

The Hidden Signs of Depression

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

Track of sleep, mood, etc horrible
Updated 3/19/2014 6:15:17 PM

I have to attempt to slide the various indicators repeatedly before it moves the scale of 1 to 10. This has been an issue for quite awhile, raising my blood pressure DAILY. Please change the setup or fix it....  Read more

Disordered Eating
Updated 3/12/2014 8:02:29 PM

Almost 20 years ago, my youngest sister died as a result of an eating disorder. She was 23 years old. She was funny, bright, creative and very hard on herself. I will call her "Emmy". Two years later, I had boy/girl twins after having 3 boys (yes, 5...  Read more

Is too much sleep bad?
Updated 3/13/2014 8:46:06 PM

i'm so tired today. spent pretty much all day in bed....  Read more

another insomnia post
Updated 3/3/2014 12:42:59 PM

I was up all night. Tried to sleep but even with Trazodone didn't make it. I tried the tryptophan containing foods but they didn't work. Maybe today I'll get to nod off....  Read more

Not sleeping after hard exercise
Updated 2/24/2014 1:06:39 PM

Last week I started a boot camp. I went four days in a row (yeeeaaahhh!) but I canNOT sleep afterwards. Camp is from 4-5pm so I get done in plenty of time before bedtime. However, I find myself just lying awake until 2-3 in the morning. I thought...  Read more

Sleeping consistently is one of the BEST things you can do to help weightloss

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

lime

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

Thyroid Community

Got a thyroid disorder? Come share, learn and grow with our member driven, information oriented team....  Read more

The 10 Weirdest Side Effects of Sleep Deprivation

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

Wired? 7 Tips to Help Tech Addicts Sleep Better

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