The world isn’t getting enough sleep. In the United States alone, around 50-70 million people are suffering from sleep disorders, be it insomnia, restless leg syndrome, narcolepsy and breathing-related sleep disorders. Furthermore, a study published in the journal Sleep found that nearly one-third of Americans sleep fewer than six hours per night (1).
Most people are well aware of the importance of sleep. It helps conserve energy, aids in weight loss, improves concentration and more. However, recent discoveries have also shown that poor sleep can be a predictor for certain mental health disorders as well. In short, an appropriate amount of sleep is
When your life becomes extremely dull and busy, it is obvious that getting proper sleep at night becomes almost impossible. Sleep is basically the first thing that each and every person prefers sacrificing. Are you someone who is not giving a lot of importance to your sleeping pattern? If so,
Nap more during the hottest days and you will notice a significant improvement in your overall well-being. There’s a reason why there’s a thing called a ‘siesta’ and why we’re told to lie down for a bit when we’re feeling worn out. With the heat of summer and the continued
You’re probably like thousands of others who think that only older, overweight or sick men suffer from sleep apnoea. If this is the case, you’re wrong. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine estimates that as many as 26% of adults as young as 30 to 70 years have obstructive sleep
We’ve all been there. As soon as the alarm goes off, our first instinct isn’t to get up and start our day. Rather, more times than necessary, our first instinct is to reach out and hit the snooze button just so we can get a few minutes of extra sleep.
Staying fit and healthy in university is not really a priority for most students. For most, it is their first time living away from home, free of any restrictions, and with complete independence – you can eat, drink, and do whatever you want! However, neglecting your health and well-being can
According to The Alzheimer’s Association, 5.7 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and this number is set to rise to 16 million by 2050 (1). Aside from a large number of Americans affected, over 50 million people worldwide are also battling with Alzheimer’s. That being said, it is important
The start of the year comes with new energy and refreshed plans on living better and being healthy. Unfortunately, the new year, new me high tends to quickly fizz out come February and you’re left feeling disappointed and de-motivated. Thankfully, there are resolutions that aren’t daunting but effective in helping
SALT of Palmar is proving green is the new black, through its commitment to the environment and the local Mauritian community. Would you believe there are no single use products in this hotel? The bathroom soaps and shampoo products are all locally sourced and contained in beautiful pottery containers. Refillable,