exercise

Waking Up Sluggish Or Feeling Sleepy During The Day?

Your activity levels contribute a lot to your body temperature variations and as a result to how well you sleep. The amount of exercise you get during the day has an effect on your body temperature rhythm....
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parasomnias

Parasomnias – Night Terrors, Sleep Walking & Nightmares

Parasomnias Parasomnias are unusual episodes or behaviours occurring during sleep which disturb the patient or others; here we addresses those that cause significant distress and therefore present for...
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wake-up-tired

7 Reasons Why You Wake Up Tired

By Melanie Haiken, When you can’t sleep, you know it. But what about when you can, yet you wake up feeling tired and achy or you’re groggy again a few hours later? What’s that about?...
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sleep-problems

7 Things To Consider If You Are Having Sleep Problems

1. Sleeping Position Sleep on your back or side. Sleeping on your front will affect your sleep. Physiologically, it is more difficult to breathe lying on your front. Obviously don’t change this...
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deep-sleep

Regular Exercise To Prevent Sleep Problems

Exercise increases your metabolic rate and your body temperature. During an average day your temperature fluctuates by 2 degrees.  Higher body temperatures make you more awake. Exercise at the right...
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caffeine

Cutting Out Artificial Stimulants To Help You Sleep

Cut out caffeine, alcohol and tobaccco completely. Not just before bedtime. Their effects are accumulative. Your body has to increase metabolic activity to get the toxins out of your system. Caffeine Give...
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circadian-rhythms

Sleep Is Controlled By Circadian & Ultradian Rhythms

Biological Rhythms Sleep is controlled by 2 basic biological rhythms Circadian Rhythms – often referred to as your body clock which cycles in periods a little more than 24 hours. A fact that can...
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Daily-Sunlight

Sleep & Daily Sunlight Exposure

Melatonin induces sleep and is produced in the pineal gland and in the retinas of your eyes when in darkness. Sunlight switches off production of melatonin in your retinas and makes you feel more awake. It...
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sleepcycle

Ultradian Rhythm – Sleep Cycle

As you fall asleep the beta wave activity of your brain dies away. It moves through a brief period of more alpha activity before eventually theta waves and finally delta waves take over. Sleep occurs...
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