sleep

Acupuncture's Ability to Reduce the Symptoms of Insomnia

Most people experience insomnia once in a while. But chronic symptoms put both your mental and physical health are at risk. Some of the symptoms of insomnia are easy to recognise, but others you may not realise come from lack of sleep. General symptoms include: trouble falling asleep waking tired in the morning despite spending plenty of time in bed waking several times during the night having excessive daytime sleepiness

Why Disrupted Sleep Is A Consequence Of Growing Older

As human beings age, changing sleep patterns are expected as a part of the process. In a national poll conducted in 2017, it was revealed that 46% of older adults faced trouble falling asleep one or more nights a week while 15% reported sleep problems for three or more nights a week. A new study from the University of Kent has found how aging reduces sleep quality by impacting receptors

The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Work and Performance

Sleep is good for us. We all know this. We’ve always known this. However this simple truth is something the business world has long willfully ignored. Sleep has always been viewed as something that gets in the way of making money. Well, I’m here to tell you that the era of burning the candle at both ends has burnt out. Gone are the days when your performance in the office

A Guide to the Health and Wellbeing Benefits of Sleep

 There’s nothing better than a good night’s sleep. Serving as a way to recharge our batteries after a stressful day, sleep is integral to survival. While there’s no right or wrong amount to get (although the Sleep Foundation do provide a useful guide based on age ranges), one thing which can’t be argued is the importance of rest for our physical (and mental) wellbeing. Let’s now look at some of

Infographic : 15 soothing bedroom plants

Sleep is an essential part of your health and well-being. The restorative process repairs muscle and boosts energy, making it essential to our overall physical health and performance. Plus, sleep is closely linked to mental and emotional health—lack of sleep can result in increased stress, and people who experience sleep insufficiency are at a greater risk of depression. Despite the crucial role sleep plays in our life, millions of us

Preventing Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression, often known as ‘Winter Depression’, that comes and goes in a seasonal pattern. The symptoms often begin in autumn and last throughout the darker months, but they are more apparent and tend to be more severe during the winter. Some sufferers may feel the effects right up until the weather improves and days become lighter in the spring. The symptoms can