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Sleep
October 10, 2015

Are night terrors the same as nightmares?

It’s the middle of the night. Your child is screaming and shouting out in intense fear. It’s a terrifying experience for you to watch and it feels as if there’s nothing you can do to console him. He’s probably having a night terror… fortunately, these are rarely harmful and most children outgrow them by adolescence. Fewer than 2% of adults experience them. (more…)
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Sleep
September 21, 2015

I just can’t sleep!

Have you ever had a bad night when you just can’t sleep? It’s too hot, you have things on your mind, or the neighbour’s dog won’t stop barking: you toss and turn until the sun comes up, and it’s miserable! For people with insomnia, this is every night. (more…)
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Sleep
July 11, 2015

The medical causes of tiredness

Battling to climb out of bed and face yet another day? Are you feeling exhausted despite a good night's sleep? We all get tired at times, but if it continues, it can be a warning sign that you need a good check-up! (more…)
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Sleep
July 9, 2015

The Side-effects of too much sleep

Is there such a thing as too much sleep? Absolutely! There are serious side-effects if you keep your head on the pillow for too many hours. It’s true that sleep allows your brain to recharge, regrows muscle tissue and strengthens the immune system, but just like lack of sleep, oversleeping is also unhealthy. Let’s take a look. (more…)
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Sleep
May 1, 2015

How to beat fatigue

You’re eyes are getting heavy, you’re feeling very sleepy…no, this isn’t hypnosis – but it is how many of us feel when we're stuck in that all too familiar gridlock morning traffic. (more…)
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Sleep
April 26, 2015

Not enough sleep can make you crazy, sick and fat!

Not getting enough sleep? Don’t worry about those bags under your eyes or a lack of concentration – it can get worse! Researchers pulled together all the major sleep studies done over the years, and this is what they found. (more…)
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Sleep
March 17, 2015

What happens when I sleep?

Sleep is both repair-time for your body and your brain! Let’s go behind the curtain to see what happens when you sleep. (more…)
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Sleep
September 30, 2014

Why people snore and what to do about it

So, you love everything about your partner…except their snoring? Sound familiar? Don’t worry; it’s normal. We’re here to help you get some much-needed sleep by giving you tips on how to stop… (more…)
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Sleep
February 1, 2014

Sleep secrets

Sleep. It’s something you do every night, and everyone – well, at least everyone over the age of 6 - enjoys sleep! Without it, you feel a bit wobbly, because our zzzz’s affect everything from our mood to our quality of life. When it comes to getting a good night’s sleep, different things work for different people, but here are our top 3 tips: (more…)
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