October 20, 2018 | Categories: Sleep
Touch therapy and massage expert Michelle Ebbin, author of The Touch Remedy: Hands-On Solutions To De-Stress Your Life, says self-healing through touch can reduce stress and create energy in the body that allows you to relax. Take acupressure, for example. Acupressure focuses on the energy and the meridians that are running through your body. Acupressure… Read More
Whether you’re a frequent business traveler, weekend adventurer, or find yourself away from home just once a year, it’s not easy to get your best night’s sleep when you’re not in your own bed. And if you’re in a different time zone, forget it. To help you catch more zzz’s so you can make the most of your… Read More
You’ve heard the marital advice, “Never go to bed angry,” but a new study says that if you’re arguing with your spouse more often this week, both of you prioritizing sleep could be the best solution to reduce blow-out fights and curtail inflammation in the body. A study published in the journal, Psychoneuroendocrinology examined how 43 couples… Read More
September 4, 2018 | Categories: Sleep
If you’re living with a breathing disorder like asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), spring cleaning isn’t simply a chore to tackle on your to-do list. If it’s not done properly, cleaning could trigger asthma symptoms or send you into an asthma attack. Since we spend about a third of our day sleeping, making… Read More
September 2, 2018 | Categories: Sleep
When you’re tossing and turning in your bed, the idea that there’s an easy, natural solution to help you sleep better and fall asleep faster that sounds very appealing. Could that quick fix be a glass of warm milk? Some of you may have tried this if a parent served you a mug of warm… Read More
You might want to ask your doctor about using an APGAR test during your next visit. Don’t worry; you won’t have to give blood. A recent study published in the journal Annals of Family Medicine found that using the APGAR tools—which stands for “Activities, Persistent, triGGers, Asthma medications, Response to therapy/medications” resulted in reduced number… Read More
August 8, 2018 | Categories: Sleep
Ever had that Sunday night where you’re staring at the ceiling trying to will yourself to sleep because you’ve got a loooong Monday ahead? Or shorted yourself sleep all week long with plans to make up for it on the weekend? Me, too. But if you think you can just make up for weekday sleep… Read More
August 2, 2018 | Categories: Sleep
If you’re reading this with bleary eyes, holding your head up, or (gasp!) on your phone in bed while searching “Is insomnia curable?” in the middle of the night, I feel for you. And, you’ve probably heard some rendition of Fields’ quote from a well-intentioned loved one when unable to sleep. Anyone who’s experienced a sleepless… Read More
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