Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Daylight Savings’ Effect on Your Health

In recent years, researchers have been studying the effects of changing the time on health and discovered there are numerous adverse affects. First of all, changing the time, whether forward or backward, changes our ability to set and reset our circadian rhythm or our natural 24 hour cycle…

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Loosing Sleep? Blame it on the Month

A recent sleep study in Great Britain revealed that when it comes to getting a good night’s rest, not all times of the year are equal. The study looked at the sleep habits of 21,000 adults and concluded that people require approximately 8 minutes more to fall asleep and are awake approximately 10 minutes more during the night in February than in March.

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Snoring

Snoring, that irritating noise that keeps people up, sends some to the couch and others to the guest room, occurs when your airway narrows interfering with the air that is passing through as you breathe. Men snore more often than women, studies indicate 45% of men snore, while 30% of women snore…

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Getting Your Children To Sleep

Do you have trouble getting your child to sleep? If so you’re not alone. Sleep problems are among the most common probles we face as parents with our children. Researchers estimate that up to half of all children between 1-5 years of age have some type of sleep problem…

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Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy is defined as a “chronic meurologicaal disorder”. It is estimated tha narcolepsy affects approximately 200,00 Americans. However, it is significantly underdiagnosed as well as frequently misdiagnosed so most experts believe there are only around 50,000 diagnosed cases of narcolepsy…

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Insomnia

Insomnia is a sleep disorder characterized by the inablility to fall asleep or to stay asleep. Insomnia is not a disease on it’s own it is considered a sign and/or symptom of another condition. It can be a symptom of a medical or psychiatric condition as well as a sleep disorder…

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Dealing with Chronic Fatigue

Chronic fatigue syndrome also known as CFS is a medical condition that can be extremely debilitating. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome causes overwhelming persistent fatigue that interferes with the activities of daily living and doesn’t improve with rest or sleep…

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What foods can help you fall asleep?
Sleep disorders have become the latest unwanted trend everywhere you look as people are having problem falling asleep and others having an inability to stay asleep and experiencing the bad side effects of poor sleep.  There are three major causes for one having a proper night’s sleep which are... Read more