When your legs ache, you can usually lie down and relax to alleviate your symptoms. But for people who suffer from Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS for short), relaxing only makes them hurt more. According to the National Institutes of Health, as many as... 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
Although the foods you eat cannot treat depression, your diet does have significant effects on your mood, energy levels, mental health, and your ability to cope with stress. If you suffer from depression or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), certain... Read more
A new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington has found that regular yoga practice may help normal-weight people prevent middle-age spread and may promote weight loss among those who are overweight.
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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
slept in late - off from school so breakfast was lunch! I am using one tablespoon of flaxseed oil daily now - sparks had a good article about it - just have to get sat the 130! Calories but it's so good for my brain and other things!!... Read more
For the last week or so, I 've been waking up in a state of anxiety. It'll be 12 or 2 in the morning. I'll wake up with this energetic, anxious feeling like I need to run. I have no thought of why I would need to run. I just have a feeling that I nee... Read more
I had a bad night last night, couldn't sleep till about 3.30am! As a result, I was late for dialysis, therefore I didn't have time to collect my laundry hanging outside myself. I was running out of clean underwear, so I made sure that I washed my clo... Read more
A few years ago, when I was at my heaviest, I often felt that my life was out of control. I was too tired and self-defeated to imagine how I could EVER feel any better! I was out of breath walking to the mailbox! I was overwhelmed at the idea of rest... Read more
Do you find that it's easier to stick to your diet when you're well-rested? Is it difficult to stay on track when you're not? New research shows that not getting enough sleep can affect the food choices you make when you're awake. That's just one... Read more
Many of us have come to appreciate one of the most valuable tools in our arsenal to lose weight and reclaim our health and that is by keeping a food journal. Tracking calories and nutrients allows us to become more aware of our food intake, portions,... Read more
I have noticed a pattern with me. I wake up around 7 every day. I have a coffee because I rarely feel very rested. By about 9 I feel like I can finally get going and get stuff done. By about 2-3pm I hit an energy low and have another cup of coffee. I... Read more
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