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4 Reasons to Wash Your Face Before Bed

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Four reasons to always cleanse your complexion before bedtime. Whether you are coming home after being stuck at the office or after a few too many cocktails, it can be hard to muster up the energy to wash your face when you’re exhausted. But skipping that pre-bedtime step can damage your skin. These are four […]

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5 Tips for Getting Kids Out of Bed

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These 5 tips with help your kids and the whole family get a jump start in the morning The magic of the holidays is wearing off and the reality of the New Year and going back to school is sinking in. With New Year's comes new goals and resolutions and perhaps one of yours is […]

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Is There A Cure for Snoring?

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For people with severe snoring problems, it can sometimes feel like there isn’t any way to fix the issue. So when nothing else works, it’s obvious why someone might consider surgery. Which kind of surgery is best? That depends on what is making you snore in the first place. Take a look at some common […]

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Eating Sweets Before Bed Impacts Sleep

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After a sugar loaded holiday season, you are probably thinking it is time to cut back on the sweets and get back into your regular routine. But quitting sugar can be tough. Our bodies slowly start to crave that sugar high. Not only does sugar affect your every day health, but dipping into the sweets […]

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Does Our Sleep Needs Change Seasonally?

Hate waking up when it’s dark out? Find out how winter really affects your sleep habits. With the holidays over and everyone back to school and at work, it is easy to feel more bummed out. The days are getting longer each day but we are still waking up and coming home in the dark, […]

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6 Surprising Health Benefits of Pumpkin

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Yes it is Fall which means the nation has gone into it's pumpkin flavored everything kick. I just saw pumpkin flavored english muffins at the store the other day. And if you have a Trader Joe's near you then just about everything you can imagine comes in pumpkin flavor. You may laugh at all the […]

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6 Reasons Why You Should Sleep Naked

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Making a case for sleeping in the buff for better health Love to sleep naked? You’re in the minority. According to a 2012 study published in Sleep Journal, less than 10% of Americans admit to sleeping nude on a regular basis. In this case though, science overrules the majority when it comes to whether you […]

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Sleep and Breast Cancer Survival

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Getting your ZZZ’s may be more important than you realize. A new study of women suggests that short sleep duration combined with frequent snoring may impact cancer survival, especially in those with breast cancer. The analysis involved more than 21,000 postmenopausal women who were diagnosed with cancer during the study follow-up period. They had reported […]

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Caffeine Fails to Power You Through the Work Week

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Depending on coffee to wake you up each day is the wrong answer for your chronic daytime sleepiness. A new study reports that caffeine’s effect on alertness and performance dwindled after 2 days. Participants in the study were restricted to 5 hours of sleep per night for 5 nights. Each day they were given 200 […]

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Study Links Quality of Diet to Quality of Sleep

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A new study suggests that the quality of your sleep may be related to the type of food that you eat. The study involved 26 adults. They had a normal weight and an average age of 35 years. Results show that greater fiber intake predicted more time spent in the stage of "deep" or slow […]

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