Insomnia

The Myths of Sleeping with Your Valentine

By | 2018-06-08T18:47:48+00:00 February 15th, 2014|Categories: Insomnia|Tags: , , |

Most people sleep with a partner in bed. Most people view sleeping with someone as an intimate activity despite sleep being viewed by scientists and researchers as an individual behavior. This resulted to several myths which could allegedly affect a couples’ physical, emotional, and relational health. Here are some of the biggest myths you have [...]

Being in Love: Kiss Your Sleep Hours Goodbye

By | 2018-06-08T18:47:48+00:00 February 12th, 2014|Categories: Insomnia|Tags: , , , , |

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and for most people, it’s a day to celebrate their being in love. As we all know, falling in love gives us feelings of exhilaration, intense passion and happiness and this feeling intensifies where the love we feel is reciprocated. When a person is in love, that person’s [...]

Falling Asleep: What Not to Do

By | 2018-06-08T18:47:48+00:00 February 7th, 2014|Categories: Insomnia|Tags: , , , , |

People have told you about good sleeping habits before like drinking warm milk before you go to bed or remove the television from your bedroom. However, as much as you follow these different tips, you still find yourself having difficulty catching some much needed sleep in the evening. Have you taken a look at your [...]

Foods to Score Some Zzzs and Reduce Cancer Risk!

By | 2018-06-08T18:47:49+00:00 January 29th, 2014|Categories: Insomnia|Tags: , , , , , |

There are plenty of habits to promote one’s overall health but did you know that you can lower your risk of cancer through a good night’s sleep?  In a recent study, researchers found out that losing a good night’s sleep can make cancer become more aggressive as well as increase its rate of growth. This [...]

Smartphone Use at Night Isn’t So Smart

By | 2018-06-08T18:47:49+00:00 January 23rd, 2014|Categories: Insomnia|Tags: , , , , |

For the average office worker, cramming in more work at night using a smartphone is a good way to get more things done and have fewer work assignments the next day. However, in a new research co-authored by a Michigan State University business scholar, this habit might not be as beneficial as we think. In [...]

Sleeping and Happiness

By | 2018-06-08T18:47:49+00:00 December 2nd, 2013|Categories: Insomnia|Tags: , , , |

We’ve all had sleepless nights. But when those nights become too many and too frequent, we don’t just become tired. We become more irritable, short-tempered and vulnerable to stress. But after we’ve had a good night’s rest, our mood soon returns to normal. Sleep and mood are linked together and even recent studies have supported [...]

Turning Off the Lights and Other Essential Sleeping Tips

By | 2018-06-08T18:47:49+00:00 November 18th, 2013|Categories: Insomnia|Tags: , , , , |

A new study now suggests that sleeping with the lights on is a bad sleeping habit which could lead to a shorter and less relaxing sleep. Reuters reported on the study first which was published in the journal of Sleep Medicine showing how sleeping with the lights on can lead to more frequent waking up [...]

Exercise Relieves Insomnia Over Time

By | 2018-06-08T18:47:50+00:00 September 1st, 2013|Categories: Insomnia|Tags: , , , , |

It’s common advice for people who have trouble sleeping at night that daily exercises will help enhance the quality and duration of sleep. However, despite being a common advice for insomniacs, recent study from the Journal of Sleep Medicine pointed out that exercising today won’t necessarily help them sleep better tonight… or the next night [...]

Brain Cells Associated with REM Sleep may Aid in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders

By | 2018-06-08T18:47:50+00:00 August 29th, 2013|Categories: Insomnia|Tags: , , , , |

Researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine recently published in the Journal of Neuroscience findings that may one day lead to new, more effective behavioral and pharmacological therapies for the treatment of anxiety disorders. The research is centered on a group of cells activated during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep and is central in the regulation of emotional memory processing.