If you have a busy lifestyle, cutting back on sleep might seem like the only way to meet the countless demands of your day. Perhaps you have to go to school, attend game practice and still make time for study and a little entertainment. With adults, there is work, gym training, buying groceries or managing a business. Indeed, most people these days have so many things to do and so they sacrifice their sleep time in order to get as much as they can out of each day.
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Sleep Apnea is a serious sleep disorder that can be life threatening and at times fatal. People with sleep apnea often fall asleep normally; however, once asleep their ability to breathe is blocked. Usually this inability to breathe is caused by the muscles in the throat relaxing too much and collapsing into the airway. The body then sends a signal to the brain that breathing has temporarily been blocked. This causes the person to wake up and start breathing again.
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Many people choose to sacrifice their sleep in order to get more done each day. While using a few hours of your nap time to work or study more may seem like the best way of “going the extra mile”, sleep deprivation can have a wide range of negative effects. Unfortunately, the disadvantages of not getting enough sleep are beyond daytime drowsiness and can’t be fixed with a daily dose of caffeine. Lack of sleep can jeopardize your safety and that of others around you or lead to serious health consequences. The following is a list of some surprising negative effects of inadequate sleep.
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Restless leg syndrome is a neurological disorder that is believed to affect between 5% and 10% of the world’s population. It creates a strong, often irresistible sensation in the legs that makes you want to move them while they are resting and if left untreated, it can have a significant negative impact on the quality of your life.
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It goes without saying that we need to sleep in order to function at optimal levels. Sleeping well improves your appearance, brainpower, memory and other vital body functions. It also reduces your risk of gaining weight, feeling fatigued or developing chronic health conditions. Both adults and children need 6 or more hours of sleep every night for optimal health. However, just because you’re getting the recommended hours of sleep each day does not mean that your body is getting the rest that it needs. A lot of people toss and turn all night, don’t feel like getting out of bed in the morning and drink plenty of coffee to avoid drowsiness during the day. If you’re suffering from such sleep problems, then you need to improve the quality of your sleep. Here are a few top tips on how to boost your sleep quality.
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Restless leg syndrome is a frustrating disorder that causes you to experience irresistible urges to move your legs when you are resting or relaxing. The good news is that in most cases it can be treated naturally. In this article I’m going to be focusing on one natural solution – diet and discussing which foods you should be eating and which foods you should be avoiding if you want to prevent and treat restless leg syndrome.
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It doesn’t take a genius to realize that sleep is beneficial for the body. After an uninterrupted sleep session, you feel refreshed, full of energy and ready to take on the day. The importance of sleep goes beyond boosting your mood and energy levels. In recent years, scientists have gone to great lengths to understand the health benefits that sleep brings. In this article we’ll be looking at exactly how sleep enhances your health.
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Restless leg syndrome (also known as RLS or Willis-Ekbom disease) is a neurological disorder that causes you to have sudden, strong urges to move your legs. It affects between 5% and 10% of people worldwide and the exact cause is unknown. In this articlewe are going to be taking a deeper look at restless leg syndrome, the main risk factors and the most effective treatments.
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