In our last blog article, we examined the healing effects of sleep. How sleep recharges your brain and rebuilds your body every night. In this article, we’ll focus on strategies for ensuring a good night’s rest.
I’m sure you’ve heard it over and over “Get more sleep!” or “You’ll get sick if you don’t get more sleep!”. While those things certainly can be true, I’d rather focus on the benefits of sleep in this article instead of the dire warnings that are aimed at those that don’t get enough. It is true enough that lack of sleep can contribute to a number of conditions and ailments, from high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, and an increased risk of a heart attack. Getting enough sleep can certainly help decrease the risk of these things, but why? How does sleep make the body stronger? What role does sleep play in overall health?
Are you struggling to lose weight? Feeling depressed, irritable or fatigued more often? These symptoms, and others such as a low libido, reduced mental clarity and trouble sleeping, could be due to an imbalance of hormones in your body.
Did you know that some people wake up over 100 times at night and don’t realize they woke up at all? Interrupted sleep can leave a person tired, even after they thought they got their full 8 hours in. The thing is - many people suffer from insomnia. Whether they are actively up in the middle of the night, unable to fall asleep, or waking up tired and not knowing why.
Over 30% of the population suffers from insomnia; you don’t have to be a number in those statistics! In this episode, we discuss the types of treatments for insomnia and how you can create a life that is conducive to healthy sleep.
Do you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep? You’re not alone! More than 30% of the population suffers from insomnia. In today’s episode, Dr. Agolli & Dr. Burdette discuss: What is Insomnia? What causes insomnia?
Not sleeping enough and not sleeping well is not OK. As a matter of fact, there is quite a price to pay. It may surprise you to learn that chronic sleep deprivation, for whatever reason, significantly affects your health.