8 Tips for Beating Insomnia and Improving Your Sleep

Do you have trouble sleeping? Make sleep a priority by following these eight tips that will help you fall asleep and stay asleep. You’re probably aware by now how important sleep is for good health. Inadequate sleep is a major stressor on the body and has been implicated in obesity, insulin resistance, heart disease, impaired…

The 6 Most Common Causes of Insomnia

This article provides a list of some of the most common causes of insomnia. While most people experience the same symptoms of insomnia, the route causes of insomnia often differ. Take a look at the list of causes below and try to identify which apply to you. Finding what causes your insomnia is a key step…

6 ways to stop snoring – and get a good night’s sleep

It’s annoying, it’s unhealthy and it can ruin relationships – but how can you beat snoring? We’ve got some top tips from the sleep experts.   A recent study found 89% of people whose partners snore will lose on average one-and-a-half hours sleep every night. Out of this number, an impressively patient half branded their…

10 Ways to Beat Insomnia and Get Better Sleep

Two-and-a-half years ago, I experienced a terrible case of insomnia. I took the sleeping drug Lunesta (eszopiclone), which afforded me a few wonderful nights’ sleep until I realized it substantially increased my anxiety during the day. Within a week on the drug, I became addicted, experiencing more and more withdrawal (anxiety) symptoms. Other sleep aids had…

Middle of the Night Insomnia

Insomnia is the inability to initiate or maintain sleep, or experiencing poor sleep quality. It is reported in about a third of the population in the US. Its consequences may be serious, impairing daytime functioning. Types of insomnia have been defined based upon the duration and pattern of sleep disruption. Middle-of-the-night (MOTN) insomnia occurs in…

10 Tips to Beat Insomnia

If you are suffering from insomnia, there are many steps you can take to change behaviors and lifestyle to help you get to sleep. Here are some tips for beating insomnia. Wake up at the same time each day. It is tempting to sleep late on weekends, especially if you have had poor sleep during…

Insomnia could be causing osteoporosis, fractures

Insomnia and disrupted sleep may not just make you feel rotten the next day. Scientists have found that they may be a previously unrecognised cause of bone loss. Researchers at the University of Colorado have just published a new study that found healthy men had lower levels of a key marker for born formation in…

How to cure your insomnia in 7 days, according to a sleep expert

Bad sleep is a waking nightmare for millions, but around 90% of those people could improve their sleep quality in just one week, according to an expert. Jason Ellis, a professor of sleep science at Northumbria University, has devised a cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) course containing seven steps – one per day – to tackle…

Beyond Sleepy: The Damaging Effects of Untreated Insomnia

We all know that feeling after pulling an all-nighter or waking up a few hours earlier than normal: fatigued throughout the day with a fuzzy, groggy mind. While these sleepy days can be a grind and temporarily reduce our daytime performance, at least we look forward to a good, long recovery sleep. However, for some…