Effects of Caffeine on the Body

CAFFEINE CONSUMPTION & YOUR BODY The effects of caffeine can take over 24 hours to fully leave the system. Caffeine keeps us feeling awake by suppressing adenosine, the chemical in our brain telling us to sleep. A cup of decaf coffee still contains 15 to 30% of the caffeine a regular coffee provides. Coffee, chocolate, black andContinue reading “Effects of Caffeine on the Body”

NREM & REM: The Two Types Of Sleep

The Importance of REM & NREM Sleep Where once we thought sleep was just one state of being, we now know that it is, in fact, two completely different states of sleep. These two stages were defined by their ocular features- non-rapid eye movement (NREM), and rapid eye movement (REM), as they were the firstContinue reading “NREM & REM: The Two Types Of Sleep”

Millions Are Saying Goodbye To Sore Feet With This New Footwear Technology.

PEOPLE ACROSS THE UK ARE FINDING RELIEF While more and more people are suffering from sore feet and joint and muscle pain due to an unhealthy lifestyle, there is a solution to relieve pain. A recent sandal/slipper has been helping millions across the pond in North America, and now, some reputable companies here in theContinue reading “Millions Are Saying Goodbye To Sore Feet With This New Footwear Technology.”

Sleep Deprivation Linked to Five Life-Threatening Diseases

There is currently a global epidemic that has gained alarming levels of concern, with far-reaching consequences that many are entirely unaware of. I am not talking about climate change, the current economic crisis or the military struggles splashed across the news today. This pandemic resides a little closer to home, intimately entwined in our lives,Continue reading “Sleep Deprivation Linked to Five Life-Threatening Diseases”

Fun Facts About Hot and Cold Sleepers

Do you tend to wake up in the middle of the night annoyed and uncomfortable? Is it hard for you to regulate your body temperature while you sleep? It can be troublesome when you wake up feeling very hot or very cold, not able to get a comfortable sleep throughout the night. For those whoContinue reading “Fun Facts About Hot and Cold Sleepers”

Sleep Facts for 2021: You Won’t Believe Them!

One sleepless night seems okay, two sleepless nights isn’t ideal, three sleepless nights well, it looks like we might have a problem. Approximately two-thirds of all adults, spanning all developed nations do not obtain the recommended eight hours of sleep every night. This means that the greater population suffers from chronic sleep loss. Why doContinue reading “Sleep Facts for 2021: You Won’t Believe Them!”

The 10 Best Foods for Sleep and the 10 Worst

Sleep is a necessity in life, so too is food and drink. All three share an intimate relationship with our bodies; without them, we could not survive. But what we put into our body, and when, can have huge effects on how we catch those zzz’s at night. If you are having trouble getting toContinue reading “The 10 Best Foods for Sleep and the 10 Worst”

Less Medication, More Sleep: The Dangers of Sleeping Pills

Did you know that long-term use of sleeping pills can increase the risk of cancer and infections, double your chances of getting in a car accident, and even significantly shorten your lifespan? Would you still be considering these over-the-counter treatments if you understood the risks they pose to your health? People who have insomnia seek out a form of treatment that canContinue reading “Less Medication, More Sleep: The Dangers of Sleeping Pills”