Good Sleep Can Be a Game Changer, Literally!

Less than one third of American adults are getting restorative sleep every night. A lack of quality sleep has been linked to an increased risk of developing heart disease, dementia, kidney disease, diabetes, stroke, obesity and depression.

Is It Time for a Sleep Divorce?

Everyone’s experience with sleep is different. It’s very rare that two people who sleep in the same bed will have the same sleeping habits or sleep just as soundly as the other.

In 2024, Make Sufficient Sleep a Necessity!

Sufficient and quality sleep is not a luxury, it is a necessity. We must prioritize it and adjust if there are factors (such as toddlers who wake up in the middle of the night!) that create roadblocks to getting enough good sleep.

Is Red Light Therapy the New Melatonin?

Red light therapy (RLT) is a form of low-level laser (light) therapy (LLLT) and is offered in many medical office settings. Think of it as like a healthy tanning bed. During a session, the light delivers wavelengths of natural red and near infrared light. It’s like the wavelengths you get from sunlight without the harmful UV rays. RLT improves the appearance of skin and promotes healing. It is also able to stimulate bone growth and recovery as well as soft tissue repair. It is so powerful and effective that NASA used RLT to keep astronauts healthy while in space.

Why “Seeing Red” Is Sometimes The Best

We really underestimate how exposure to certain types of light may impact our sleep, mood and overall health. We, after all, already have so much on our plates and so much to think about. Now we have to think about light, seriously? You may think light is light, but there is so much more to it than that.

Iconic Singer Stevie Nicks Goes to Bed at 8am?! Here’s How You Can Be Proactive About Insomnia

Aside from making us feel good, I cannot say enough how crucial sleep is to our overall health and wellbeing. To give you a bit more perspective, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declared sleep deprivation as a health crisis.

A Lack Of Sleep Is A Big Deal, Especially For Boomers 

A recent study conducted by the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found evidence which suggested that in older adults, insomnia may increase the risk of having difficulty overcoming depressive symptoms.

COVID-19 Anxiety Keeping You Awake? Be Proactive

There is a large body of evidence which suggests that sleep deprivation and a lack of quality sleep may contribute to a slew of health issues, including impaired immune function. And we need to be as healthy as possible in order to win the battle against COVID-19.

Here’s Some Information You May Want to Sleep On

Millions of Americans are not getting enough sleep. Sometimes this is by choice. Some may be workaholics and choose nighttime for working even though they should be sleeping!

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow Takes a Bath Every Night. Should You?

Actress and wellness guru, Gwyneth Paltrow, said she takes a bath every night. “I fell in love with the ritual of it—lighting a candle and having a cup of tea or a whiskey, depending on my day,” she said, in this report. “It’s non-negotiable. It’s just like, I do it every night.”

Is Napping the Key to Your Kid’s Success?

Any parent of a baby or toddler would likely agree that nap time is key for preventing a cranky, moody child. My son is in his twenties now, but, of course, I can certainly remember those times when he was younger and I could just look at him and know he needed a nap. Stat!

Why You May Want to Play Catch-Up...On Your Sleep

A recent report emphasizes the health issues associated with not getting enough sleep. One of these issues, which I particularly find concerning, is diabetes. A lack of sleep can have an impact on your insulin (which regulates the amount of glucose in the blood) levels.

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