Tag: insomnia

Your Quality of Sleep Declines As You Get Older

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A recent review of scientific literature published in the journal Neuron found that aging adults may be losing their ability to produce deep, restorative sleep. Medical News Today states that as the brain ages, neurons and circuits in the areas that regulate sleep slowly degrade, resulting in a decreased amount of non-REM sleep. Since non-REM…


Not Getting Enough Sleep?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 35% of United States adults do not get enough sleep, an issue that can lead to increased risks of developing a number of diseases and conditions. Sleep is an important part of good health, as it is the way you recharge your body; the same…


Your Thyroid May Be The Cause of Your Sleeping Problems

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Your thyroid is one of the smallest glands in your body, yet it is actually one of the most important. This gland is instrumental in the healthy regulation of functions like proper metabolism, energy levels, burning calories, the creation of body proteins and the reaction to hormones. But when you start to feel sluggish and…


Your Natural Sleep Routine by Dr. Millie Lytle ND, CNS.

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Written by Millie Lytle ND, MPH, CNS If you have a hard time falling asleep or staying asleep, you may have insomnia. There are two types of insomnia – sleep onset disorder or sleep maintenance disorder. If you experience either of these, there is good news; you are not alone and natural remedies might greatly…


Sleep Spotlight: Four Steps to a Better Night’s Rest

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Is tossing and turning a regular part of your night? How about falling asleep, but not staying asleep? If your sleep patterns are sporadic, the lack of rest can leave you feeling tired, irritable and can usually cause dark circles under your eyes. Over time, sleeplessness and sleep disorders can contribute to the symptoms of…