Article of the Week Have you ever fallen asleep while driving? Have you ever driven while drinking or drunk? You may actually be surprised that while driving drunk is a huge no for most everyone and almost everyone knows that it is not only illegal but incredibly dangerous, driving tired can be just as dangerous. Read more here.
Snoring Many people snore. It can happen when you have a cold or if the air is dry, or even if allergies are bothering you. Snoring is caused by your throat becoming so relaxed that it becomes narrowed and soft and then your tongue falls backward. The more your throat narrows the greater you snore. This is due to the vibrations of air through the passageway. Sleep Apnea As your throat relaxes and narrows it can happen that it actually collapses. This
Why We Love Yoga Yoga is a relaxing exercise that is amazing for your health. It can help with flexibility, controlling your anxiety, pain management, warming your muscles to prevent injury, and so much more. Yoga and Sleep Yoga helps with sleep by reducing stress and getting your body and mind into a relaxed state where it is ready for sleep. Regardless of your physical abilities yoga is a gentle
Excessive Sleepiness What is it? Excessive sleepiness is feeling very tired or drowsy during the day. It is often confused with fatigue, but they are different struggles. Excessive Sleepiness vs Fatigue Fatigue is dealing with low energy. You can be physically, mentally, or emotionally fatigued. This is usually a result of either a medical condition or overusing your body or mind. Excessive Sleepiness makes you feel so tired that it ends up interfering with your daily life.
Insomnia We've talked about insomnia over the past couple of days. Many times people will go undiagnosed with a sleep disorder, feeling that they're just a light sleeper, or that they just don't need a lot of sleep to function. The truth is that you do need sleep. Your body cannot function correctly without enough sleep and it is very rare for a person to actually need under 7 to 8 hours of sleep. Many common signs of insomnia are
The Key to Understanding is Knowledge When you are facing a sleep disorder the key to dealing this them is education. You must do research, consult with doctors, a sleep specialist, and peers who are also dealing with your condition. We're talking about Insomnia today. Here is a great read that we found full of great information. https://sleepfoundation.org/insomnia/content/what-is-insomnia
What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is a technique in which practitioners stimulate specific points on the body. This is most often done by inserting thin needles. Are there risks? The main risk from acupuncture is non-sterile needles and incorrect delivery. Make sure that when you are scheduling your acupuncture you go with a professional with a sound reputation and a very clean office. Most states require a diploma from the National
"One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well." Virginia Woolf This quote perfectly explains the relationship between your diet and your health. At the very core of your health is the nutrition you put into your body. The food you eat should contain nutrition that will give you the vitamins, protein, calories, minerals, etc., that our bodies need to thrive. Without the correct balance of nutrition we can be left feeling sluggish, hungry even after a meal, or even ill.