The National Center on Sleep Disorders Research estimates that approximately 40 million Americans have some kind of sleep disorder. This encompasses a wide range of illnesses and conditions that include insomnia, sleep apnoea and restless leg syndrome.
You might be hearing a lot about mindfulness lately. It’s become a bit of a buzzword these days and is popping up everywhere, from magazine covers and the New York Times to at work and in school.
But what might seem like a new health craze is actually a tradition that has its roots in ancient times. So, what exactly is mindfulness?
Are you getting enough sleep every night?
Does it take you a long time to fall asleep once you’ve tucked yourself in for the night? Do you frequently wake up during the course of the night and experience difficulty falling back asleep?Or do you find yourself waking up early for no apparent reason, feeling drowsy and unrested?If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, you may be suffering from insomnia.
Do you or your child have ADHD and are having difficulty getting enough sleep? Sleep problems and ADHD go hand-in-hand for many people. Whether it’s difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep or getting up in the morning, these issues can significantly impact your daily life.
Have you been told that you behave strangely when you sleep? Do you kick, punch, yell out or even jump out of bed?
Perhaps you’ve felt it: An odd tingling sensation in your head followed by a sense of deep relaxation, all brought on by the simplest of events. Getting your haircut, watching someone turn the pages of a newspaper, or the gentle tones of someone’s voice are all potential triggers for this bizarre phenomenon.
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Is your addiction preventing you from getting the sleep you need?Have you entered recovery only to struggle with insomnia and other sleep problems?
Do certain sights and sounds cause you to get a tingling feeling in your head and spine? Known as Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR), this bizarre phenomenon is being harnessed by a community of YouTube artists motivated to help you relax and get a better night’s sleep.
REM (rapid-eye-movement) sleep is arguably the most iconic of the five stages of sleep. But what makes REM sleep so unique? And why is it so crucial for our health?