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
You stayed up late last night to finish a project, woke up groggy only to realize that you’d slept through the alarm clock, skipped breakfast, then almost fell asleep in the middle of an important morning meeting. It’s now mid-afternoon a... Read more
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
Wide awake and it's 12:28 AM in my neck of the woods. Took all three of my sleep medications and had a cup of chamomile tea, read for a while but finally gave up and put on some coffee. I know that sleep is important for weight loss. Maybe I shoul... Read more
Okay I have been doing this since Jan. 12th. The first two weeks I only walked two times a week. then increase and am up to 5 times a week. I do this at 4 pm daily. Since increasing frequency I am not sleeping as well. My husband said I need to do it... 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
Hey everyone, was having a bit of insomnia last night and tried this free phone app called Rainmaker. You can find it in the App store as Rainmaker of if you search for insomnia. It's a sound program that creates all different kinds of soothing rain.... 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
If you're having a difficult time getting seven to eight hours a sleep a night, it's a good idea to talk with your healthcare provider about options for improving your quantity and quality of sleep. Some women find that making changes i... Read more
I'm beginning to think that I suffer from insomnia because I just read a spark article about it and I do have most of the symptoms. I wake up during my sleep and find it hard getting off to sleep. I've been like this for a couple of years now. I told... Read more
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