Effects of Missing Sleep When you miss out on a good night's sleep there are some serious effects on you that could be affecting your relationship! Sleep deprivation causes physical appearance changes and can result in you looking less healthy and even less attractive to your partner. Your sense of humor goes right out the window. Sleep directly affects how you're feeling. You will feel more distant, less secure
Sleep is a Super Power! It may sound extreme but getting a greats night sleep heals you faster and keeps you healthier. While you're sleeping your body releases hormones that are responsible for the growth of tissue. Your cuts, sore muscles, and various injuries do most of their healing while you're asleep!
Fascinating Things Can Happen While You Sleep This article talks about 5 things that you can do while sleeping! Some of these are sleep disorders or conditions that you should be aware of and some are just crazy things that happen! "Have you ever woken up in the morning to the sight of a disgruntled partner, upset that you gave them a long speech in your sleep?"
Talking in Your Sleep Sleep talking is not dangerous and shouldn't be a huge concern if you or someone you know does it. Sleep talking can cause some awkward situations or become annoying to your bed partner, but the talker is not usually aware of the incident. It can range from full conversation to mumbling and can be triggered by someone talking to the sleeper, or it can be completely spontaneous. Treatment Treatment is usually not needed at all. However, if you want
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.
Bedtime Having a regular bedtime is important for all ages. When you go to bed around the same time and get up at the same time every day your body will find it easier to naturally get tired and be ready for sleep around the same time every day. Ages 3 to 5 10 to 13 hours of sleep is the goal for this age range. When your child stops their afternoon naps they will need to add an hour of sleep onto their night time sleeping. The easiest way to determine bedtime
Exercise and Sleep A study conducted by Mental Health and Physical Activity, showed that 150 minutes of activity a week improves sleep quality by 65%. Being active also decreased daytime sleepiness, leg cramps during sleep, and improved concentration. It can seem like a struggle to get this amount of exercise into your busy schedule, so how can you do it? Fitting in Exercise 150 minutes breaks out into 2.5 hours. It's generally not recommended to just cram all of this activity