Relaxation Techniques to Help Your Child Sleep Well

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Getting hyped-up little night owls to wind down at night can be a challenge for even the most patient of parents among us and can leave everyone frustrated and exhausted. One way to make your evenings a little calmer and help get your child ready for sleep is to include relaxation exercises in their bedtime routine. Below are some child-friendly … Read More

How to Sleep Better: Tips for Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

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Authors: Melinda Smith, M.A., Lawrence Robinson, and Robert Segal, M.A. Last updated: May 2016 When it comes to sleep, it’s not just quantity that matters—it’s quality. How you feel during your waking hours often hinges on how well you sleep. Similarly, the cure for daytime fatigue and sleep difficulties can often be found in your daily routine and lifestyle choices. … Read More

Better bedtimes: Easy tips to get your child to the land of dreams

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One of the greatest stressful challenges that most parents face is getting their child to bed. It is important to establish the new routine of earlier nights before your child gets too exhausted. So here are some tips for easy ways to get your child to the land of dreams… As bedtime approaches, prepare your child‘s body for rest by turning the … Read More

Causes of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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By Rick Ansorge Obstructive sleep apnea is a common and serious disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops for 10 seconds or more during sleep. The disorder results in decreased oxygen in the blood and can briefly awaken sleepers throughout the night. Sleep apnea has many different possible causes. In adults, the most common cause of obstructive sleep apnea is excess … Read More

11 Ways to Relax in College

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By in College Life on September 29, 2015 No matter your age or what school you attend, college involves a great deal of work. Long hours, strained eyes, and struggling to understand new concepts (*cough cough* especially in math, *cough cough*) can lead to stress, exhaustion, and burn out. Even for you nerds like me who love school, there comes … Read More

Sleep Disorders and Sleeping Problems

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Symptoms, Treatment, and Help for Common Sleep Disorders Most of us have experienced trouble sleeping at one time or another. This is normal and usually temporary, due to stress or other outside factors. But if sleep problems are a regular occurrence and interfere with your daily life, you may be suffering from a sleep disorder. Sleep disorders cause more than … Read More

Relax! 10 ways to de-stress when you’re pregnant

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By Maria Muennich Physical challenges, pregnancy discomforts and inevitable life-changes can all make for stress when you’re pregnant, here’s ideas for relaxing and avoiding the stress in the first place Long gone are the days where we referred to pregnancy as a woman’s confinement period and women were expected to stay indoors and do very little throughout. These days we’re … Read More

What Happens When You Sleep?

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When we sleep well, we wake up feeling refreshed and alert for our daily activities. Sleep affects how we look, feel and perform on a daily basis, and can have a major impact on our overall quality of life. To get the most out of our sleep, both quantity and quality are important. Teens need at least 8 hours—and on … Read More

30 Quick Relaxation Techniques to Kill Stress

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Study found that mild stress can be as damaging as severe ones. Learn to nip stress in the bud before it leaves lasting harm. Feeling stressed? Don’t brush it aside even though it may feel like a mild one. A study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health revealed that even mild stress can have potentially long term … Read More

Stages of Sleep

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By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D Do you ever wonder why you don’t dream when you sleep? The truth is, if you are getting proper amounts of sleep in proper time periods, and not taking medications or using alcohol or illegal substances, you are dreaming. You just don’t remember them unless they wake you. Stages of Sleep Wakefulness includes Gamma, High … Read More