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The Impact of Sleep On Your Mental Health

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When you aren’t getting enough sleep, everything becomes a challenge. Tasks that would normally be easy suddenly seem impossible. You’re bumping into doors and tripping over your feet. And you can’t seem to remember the important things you have to do.    Sleep is vital for every bodily function, and it’s especially crucial for your mental health. When you aren’t getting …

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2 Reasons You Should Be Using Red Light Therapy at Home Right Now

If you’re struggling with pain, stress, or insomnia, there’s one kind of treatment that could help. Red light therapy is a natural way to improve your physical and mental well-being without any side effects. Red light therapy is a kind of phototherapy. It uses wavelengths of light that are healthy for your cells, which are called red light. These beams …

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Falling Asleep: Breathing’s effect on our Central Nervous System

Falling Asleep: Breathing’s effect on our Central Nervous System Can deep breathing actually help us fall asleep? The research is in, and the answer is a resounding YES! But it’s not the breathing that makes us fall asleep, it’s the effect the breathing has on our central nervous system that makes us dose off. What is our Central Nervous System? …

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Sleep Apnoea And How It Impacts Your Mood

“A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” — Irish Proverb Do you often wake up feeling tired no matter how much sleep you’ve had? You could be suffering from Sleep Apnoea — a sleep disorder that causes repeated pauses in breathing during sleep. Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (OSAS) or simply, sleep apnoea …

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How seasons affect humans

Life on this planet is adapted to the 24-hour (h) solar day. Over evolutionary time, the predictable daily cycles of light and dark have been internalized in the form of circadian rhythms. Before electric lights were introduced about a century ago, people were exposed to minimal light at night. There is evidence of seasonal peaks in suicides, occurring more frequently …

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Is Restless Sleep Affecting Your Relationship?

People often take sleep issues lightly, when in fact they should pay attention to the symptoms. Sleep problems, no matter how minute they may be, are often symptoms of other health problems. The more you pay attention to your sleep problems, the better you can understand the underlying causes.  Sleep problems can also cause additional issues. Insomnia, for instance, could …

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CBD Oil For ADHD Symptoms Does It Work

CBD oil is a type of CBD product that’s extracted from the seeds, stems, and roots of hemp plants (Cannabis Sativa). It is one of the most concentrated products in the market, which makes it very potent.      CBD oil, like other CBD products, is neither psychoactive nor addictive, so it can’t get you or your kids high. It …

How to Get Better Sleep This Summer

During the summer season, you may experience additional sleep challenges that will make getting a good night’s rest more difficult. If you’re concerned about your sleep, you’ll want to take the appropriate measures so that you won’t be left feeling groggy and sluggish throughout the long summer days. Here are a few ways that can help you get better sleep …

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Top Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep is not always easy with the hectic lifestyles we lead, and yet is so important for your physical and mental wellbeing.  Here are five tips to help you sleep more easily:  Activities that help and hinder  It is generally thought that exercise can help you get a better night’s sleep.  Try joining a local class or doing some …