CategorySleep Disorders

Lack of Sleep Makes Us Fatter

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It is no secret that getting an adequate amount of sleep is good for us. However, it is starting to look like not getting enough sleep can be detrimental as well, particularly if you are trying to lose a few pounds. Research has proven that not getting enough sleep can hinder weight loss efforts, but a new study by researchers at the New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center at St...

How Hot Water Can Help You to Sleep?

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Water is a basic resource and a primal natural remedy. In all of its states; steam, liquid and ice, water can provide a wide range of treatment for health problems. For example, ice packs can relief pain, while steam can overcome many symptoms of respiratory problems, such as nasal congestion. You can also dip clothes into herbal infusion and place them on cramped or stiff muscles, which can...

How to Stop Being Afraid of Sleeping Alone?

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It may be hard to believe, but for some adults, sleeping alone is a difficult thing to do. This mostly affects women, but men can be affected too. The fear of sleeping alone can cause sleep deprivation and reduce your quality of life. Luckily, all hope is not lost, as with some persistence you can sleep more easily. A big part of eliminating the fear of sleeping alone is by figuring out why...

Restlessness at Night

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Being restless at night is one of the most frustrating experiences that we can go through but one that all of us have felt at one time or another. You’re lying awake and it feels like everyone else in the world is a sleep. No doubt you’re feeling hot, your mind is racing and you find yourself tossing and turning. The more you stress about not sleeping the worse it gets and before long...

Sleep Paralysis: Awake But Still Asleep

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Sleep paralysis can be a highly frightening phenomenon the first time it happens to you. You wake up after a heavy night’s sleep, only to find that your entire body is paralyzed and try as you might you are unable to move. At the same time you might feel as though your chest is being sat on and while you worry about your health, you simultaneously get the distinct impression that there is someone...

Night Terrors in Children

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Night terrors affect around 3% of children and are a relatively common disorder. The majority of those affected by night terrors are younger and are also more commonly male. However this can also affect other people including adults and females. The condition is classed as a ‘parasomnia’ disorder, and is also more likely if there is a family history. Symptoms of Night Terrors Night...

Oversleeping Side Effects

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Everybody likes sleeping. There is nothing better after a long day’s work than to crawl into a comfy bed and take a nap. It is also something that we all do. Everyone needs sleep. It is good for us. That is what we have been told all of our lives. A lack of sleep can cause a lot of problems for a person. You hear that everywhere. That is why there are plenty of treatments, medications and home...

How to Get Back on a Normal Sleeping Schedule

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We all like to sleep. It is genetically embedded in our system. However, nowadays people find it harder and harder to get a good night’s rest. This is not necessarily their fault. The way that modern life has developed, it is a thing of pride to work yourself until the wee hours of the morning and then try and get on with another day with just a few hours of sleep. However, that is not the way...

How to Get Rid of Nightmares

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For those who experience them, nightmares are horrific and terrifying thing to endure. In some cases they can feel incredibly real (sometimes hyper-real), and can get under our skin in a psychological way that stays with us all day. They feel far more terrifying than anything we’ve encountered in the real world and they can cause an almost physical reaction that can cause us to sit up in...

Natural Home Remedies for Insomnia

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For many different reasons, the effort to eliminate insomnia is elusive for many people. For some, this sleep disorder is caused by anxiety and stress caused by family and work problems. For others, insomnia can be caused hormonal imbalance and nervous disorder. As we age, we tend to have sleeping problem. Although there are many OTC and prescription sleep meds on the market, there is always a...

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