We all know that sleep deprivation can make anxiety levels soaring to greater heights. In fact we now know that sleep problems and mental health abnormalities have the same abnormal brain signature. When people expect that something untoward may happen it causes the body to feel anxiety symptoms. This could trigger sleep deprivation due to anticipatory anxiety which causes a lot of activity on the brain’s amygdala and brain’s insular cortex. This activity is also found in people that are suffering from anxiety disorders. This revelation could mean that the more anxious one can get the more likely he will lose sleep. And when people lose sleep the more they get anxious. Continue reading
Anxiety can be caused by a lot of factors. It can be caused by genetics, traumatic events and even stress. Anxiety is something that is common with teenagers. If it is left unabated it could develop into serious complications and even cause disastrous health issues. Sleep is often one of the things that can impact anxiety levels. Lack of sleep often can make anxiety worse and it will surely not bode well. Let us take a look how sleep debt can make anxiety symptoms worse as lack of sleep can make anxiety worse. Continue reading
In the 1960s, transcendental meditation was the rave of the hippies. Hippies believed in the benefits of this new fad. Apparently after forty or so years, the hippies are proven right.
Science is now seeing the potential of this revolutionary way of promoting wellness and health by inducing a state of relaxation. When meditating, the mind becomes transcended towards thoughts that have been translated towards pure consciousness. This often leads to better health and the breakdown of mental boundaries where proponents say can lead to better sleep. Here are some of the reported health benefits of using transcendental meditation. Continue reading
Do you find yourself holding back in life because of your anxiety? Finding a good way to manage stress is something you should do. While some individuals prefer to take medicine or go to therapy, others like breathing exercises. Keep reading to discover more ways you can manage the stress in your life and see if one won’t work for you.
If you are one of the millions of sufferers of persistent anxiety, then you need to visit your doctor. With new medications and treatment advances, you can take advantage of many new ways to treat anxiety. So take the time to visit the doctor and get the right treatment. Read more about registered dietitian continuing education. Continue reading
A good night’s sleep is one of life’s luxuries that everyone is entitled to. However not everyone, including you who’s reading it, may be enjoying such a night and when that happens, being depressed is not too far from you. You have always heard how a good night’s sleep helps you lose weight, repair muscles and damaged tissues, relax, rest, balance your bodily functions, feel better and happier.
So the question now is, what should you do to get a good night’s sleep? Here’s how.
A Lack of Sleep and Stress Exacerbate Rosacea
As a cosmetic dermatologist, I spend a lot of time highlighting the effects that ultraviolet light and the environment at large have on my patients’ skins. The environment is responsible for many of the signs of premature skin ageing, known as photoageing, which presents as wrinkles, uneven skin tone and texture and reductions in firmness and elasticity due to undesirable alternations in collagen and elastin production. Continue reading
The negative consequences resulting from a lack of sleep are alarming. Among these potential side effects are health problems such as heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure, depression, forgetfulness, and weight gain. Sleep plays a critical role in thinking and learning, which means that lack of sleep can lead to inability to focus and learn efficiently. Thus, not getting enough sleep at night not only makes it hard to carry out daily tasks, it also takes a major toll on our mental and physical health. Unfortunately, with all the stress of modern life, insomnia is on the rise. If you’re having a hard time getting a good night’s sleep, try these tips for winding down and making the most of your shut-eye time. Continue reading
Do you have insomnia? Even mild insomnia can be crippling for some in our highly scheduled and busy world. One night of restless tossing and turning can wreak havoc on your productivity, stress, and anxiety for days. Most drugs leave you feeling groggy and tired the next day, and who really has time to vigorously work out every single day? Continue reading
Waking up with a dry mouth, sore throat, or to a loved one frustrated by your snoring, indicates you are probably sleeping with an open mouth. Sleeping with your mouth open can be caused by a multitude of reasons. Certain respiratory conditions such as a cold, flu, or allergies can dictate that a person sleeps with an open mouth. If your problem is not related to congestion, another issue which certainly always contributes to open-mouth sleeping is sleep apnea. Continue reading
When teens sleep better, their health, mental health and behaviour improves.
Help! My Teen Sleeps All Day! It’s a cry that goes up from the parents of teens everywhere. Getting teens out of bed in the morning seems like the hardest and most frustrating job in the world.
However there are emerging news reports that teens really do need more sleep than we thought. So how have doctors and scientists reached that conclusion?
That’s what we’re going to look at in this article. Continue reading