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
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
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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I started the Better Sleep Challenge this week in hopes that my long standing problem fall and staying asleep could be helped.
I may have not set myself up with realistic goals. I wanted to get 8 hours sleep with consistent sleep/... 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
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
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
Boy I'm off track. Fell asleep at 4am. Woke up at 6:30am. Feeling sleepy at 7:30 a.m. I'm either going to be groggy and fight off the sleep during this long day...or I'm going to fall back asleep and miss out on a productive day. Neither is good... Read more
The one thing I really dislike about my job... Okay, ONE of the things I really dislike about my job (LOL!) is the fact that it disrupts my sleep patterns. Typically, I am working third shifts, which can be anywhere from 9pm-6am to 12 midnight-9 am.... Read more
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