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
Anyone else struggle with not getting enough sleep between work and school? I know science backs up the idea that lack of sleep cab breed insulin resistance, and can make losing weight harder too... Read more
Many of us don't realize the importance of a good sleep, but our bodies heal during the sleep phase and getting enough good sleep is vital to good health.Sleep problems, including snoring, sleep apnea, insomnia, sleep deprivation, and restless legs s... Read more
Can a Full Moon Disrupt Your Sleep?Sleep may be one of the simplest changes you make to your daily routine, affecting everything from your mental and emotional health to your physical health.Impaired sleep or lack of sleep may impact your immune syst... 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
My husband passed away in 2009 from lung cancer. Following his death, my sleep halted. I tried over-the-counter remedies - melatonin, Tylenol PM, Unisom. I even tried Benadryl. It all worked temporarily.
I went to my Dr who prescribed Trazadone. I... Read more
I must figure out what to do about my lack of sleep. Even allergy meds and other meds that should make me sleepy does not keep me asleep. I go to sleep around 10 and wake up around 3. If I could sleep until 4 I would be satisfied.... Read more
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