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The Benefits of CBD for Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a condition which can incredibly dangerous. In fact, in some people, sleep apnea could lead to death. However, we must stress that the chances of you dying as a result of your sleep apnea are going to be incredibly slim. In most cases, the condition is just going to have an impact on your life by way of lack of sleep. You will constantly be waking up throughout the night (although you may not be aware), which can lead to all sorts of mental health issues plus exhaustion. What is Sleep Apnea?  Sleep apnea is a condition where at certain points throughout the night, your body will simply stop breathing. This will quickly jolt your body ‘awake’ where it will start to breathe again....

15 Natural Sleep Aids that Work to Improve Sleep & Health

15 Natural Sleep Aids that Work to Improve Sleep & Health

I hope you're not reading this article late at night. But, I understand, you may be one of the millions of Americans who suffer from occasional or chronic insomnia. Those are people who struggle to fall asleep and to stay asleep. They need natural home remedies for better sleep. 30-35% of people suffer occasional periods of sleeplessness, and for 10% of adults, the condition is chronic. That means losing sleep three or more times per week. That's terrible because lack of sleep makes you perform and feel worse the next day. Also, it puts you at risk for other medical problems, including depression and high blood pressure. 1. Eat Tryptophan You can take tryptophan as a supplement, but you can also just eat such foods as turkey or chicken, eggs,...


5 Habits to Have the Best Sleep – Learn Them Now!

Sleeping is a beneficial routine that our body undertakes on a daily basis. Without it, our systems would go down and weaken. People who are always groggy throughout the day are those that haven't been able to sleep well. It is a zombie-like experience that even I experienced in the past. To avoid this predicament, necessary measures should be done. Practice these five habits to have the best sleep! Habit #1: Avoid Caffeine and Alcohol Even if you don't admit it, a part of you really loves caffeine. I am quite guilty of such indulgence in some cases, too. But albeit the soothing sensations that caffeine can give, it is still a deterrence to a healthy sleeping pattern. We take caffeine to stay awake, right? So why would you...


Health Risks Associated With Snoring: Learn How to Prevent It

Snoring is not a sign of a solid sleep. Maybe you would say that a person who snores fell in a deep, sweet sleep. However, you are wrong. The causes of snoring, as the effects it can produce, are everything but sweet. If you are chronically tired, have breathing pauses while sleeping and are sweating in your sleep this means you suffer from sleep apnea. There are many negative effects snoring has on overall health. Sleep apnea occurs in people who cope with obesity and have diabetes. Every 5th snorer suffers from sleep apnea. You must admit, this is a horrible fact. Sleep apnea facts More than 22 million Americans are dealing with sleep apnea right now. 80% of moderate to severe sleep apnea cases are undiagnosed. ...

Are You More Prone to Injury When You’re Tired?

Injuries aren't always just random. Beware of these scenarios that could throw off your fitness—and your safety Engaging in exercise or strenuous activity while tired and fatigued can leave you prone to injuries that would otherwise be avoidable. Many don’t take fatigue seriously and underestimate the dangers associated with it, such as an increased risk of injury for athletes. There is a direct correlation between fatigue, decreased performance and a higher risk of injury. What can you do reduce the risks of injury? Certain herbal remedies can help you ameliorate the effects of fatigue.  These herbals include licorice root, Panax ginseng, and maca.  However, there is no substitute for good rest and sleep. Licorice root Licorice root is identified with regulating normal system function and helps your body deal with...


The Sleep and Depression Connection Explained

After a long and tiring day, you usually tend to fall asleep when you got home. The sleep affected each part of your life, from your looks to health, even to the progress of your work. And this will hit your brain terribly. The brain is influenced by the sleep and also the absence of sleep. However, today the world is full of stress, rush and lack of sleep and this turned into a standard condition. The most common sign of depression is lack of sleep. The sleep problem can prompt depression, and depression can provoke sleep problems too. Poor sleep does not just mean the real amount of hours you spent napping every night, yet, the nature of your sleep also. What is Depression? Depression...


8 Tips for Having A Good Night’s Sleep

A good night sleep directly affects your mental and physical health including your overall wellbeing. Fall short on quality sleep, and you'll begin to experience an imbalance in your productivity and energy. Meanwhile, many people are still doomed to a frequent toss and turn every night; struggling to have a good night rest. There are solutions, however, and they include adopting habits that’ll have a profound impact on how well you sleep. Some of these tips include: Have a strict sleep schedule and stick to it Although doctors recommend that every adult should have at least seven hours of sleep daily, you may not need more than eight hours in bed to feel fine. Thus, it’s important that you set aside eight hours of sleep. Every day, make...


Natural Treatments for Common Leg Problems to Give You a Restful Night’s Sleep

Aches and pains, restlessness, tingling feelings, being too hot or too cold and debilitating cramps are just some of the issues affecting our legs that might keep us up at night. When something gets in the way of our sleep it can be very tempting to reaching for the sleeping pills. The little white helpers can be very effective at knocking us out cold. Unfortunately, medical sedation is a very different thing than natural sleep. Plus, they can be a little bit moreish can’t they? And developing any medical dependency is bad news. Fortunately, just as there are many natural remedies to help you get a better night’s rest if you are suffering from insomnia, there’s also a host of non-pharmacological ways to treat common leg issues that...