Sometimes falling asleep can be more difficult than we think it should be. Perhaps you find yourself tossing and turning in bed, unable to shut off your thoughts. Even when you seemingly fall asleep, anxiety dreams take over, such as missing an assignment or appointment at work or school. Eventually you wake up even more exhausted than before you went to bed.
When you take so much effort to have the right sheets, comforters, and pajamas at night, the last thing you want is a sweaty mess as you lay your head down to sleep. Summer heat in Alaska is normally not an issue; however, temperatures have raised to record levels of heat this month.
Even in the modern age with all of the information we could possibly desire available at our finger tips, myths and falsehoods about all subjects still abound. And while we can't help clear the air about myths still circulating in other fields of interest, we can help set the record straight about common sleep myths.
From what happens during sleep and why tired teens are mislabeled as lazy, to how alcohol and television really impact your sleep, we have compiled a list of the most common fallacies about sleep, and the truths you should know.
Are you getting enough sleep? That is a question you should ask yourself from time to time. With the fast-paced and busy life we live today, sleep is often pushed aside. Many young people use a saying I'll sleep when I'm dead, but they fail to realize how much sleep is important. The idea of today's article is to talk about health benefits to getting more sleep.
If you're like most people, you spend a good chunk of your day in your bedroom. In fact, assuming you're getting the recommended eight hours of sleep each night, that means you're spending at least a third of your life there. This is why it's so important to make sure that your bedroom isn't just a space with a bed, but a relaxing and peaceful sanctuary. Making over a bedroom may not sound like the most appealing of home projects, but it's important to understand the potential benefits:
There’s no wrong way to sleep. However, if you’re suffering from lower back pain, there are a few steps you can take to make your sleeping position a little more comfortable. Today we’ll look at five sleeping positions that are good for lower back pain, so that you can get better sleep and wake up pain-free.