Tag: sleep

7 Reasons Why You’re Waking Up Feeling Congested

If the first thing you do in the morning is reach for your bedside box of tissues to blow your streaming nose – or you find yourself constantly sniffing – listen up.Dr Claudia Pastides, a GP for online doctor service Babylon GP, tells HuffP…

Read This If You Wake Up Hungry In The Middle Of The Night

Anyone who’s woken up at 3am with their stomach growling has probably wondered, what gives? Is it even normal to be this hungry at this hour? Hunger levels, which are regulated in part by our circadian rhythms, generally rise throughout the …

Here’s When To Stop Eating Before Bed, According To Experts

It happens to the best of us. Our hunger demons come to life in the evening, telling us we absolutely need a bowl of pasta before bedtime. Or maybe your friend makes a dinner reservation (back when we did such things) for 8pm.While eating late can fee…

Why Insomnia And Burnout May Increase Your Covid Risk

If there’s one thing that’s become clear as the pandemic has stretched on, it’s that there’s a lot to be explored in the relationship between Covid-19 and poor sleep.We already knew the two were linked. An analysis of slee…

The Exercises You Should Avoid If You’re Working Out At Night

Morning or midday exercise can boost energy, improve mental focus and cultivate consistency ― all perks that extend beyond your sweat session. Are there similar advantages to working out at night?Nighttime fitness has its fair share of benefits. That …

How To Get More Deep Sleep So You Wake Up Feeling Refreshed

We’re often told we need to get eight hours sleep a night, but less focus is put on the quality of the sleep you’re getting – and how deeply you’re sleeping. Sleep is made up of three parts: light sleep, deep sleep and dre…

Is It Bad To Get Too Much Sleep?

For years, we’ve been told how detrimental a lack of sleep can be for our mental and physical health. (Think: weakened immune function, low mood and impaired cognitive performance, while also putting you at increased…

Our Plants Have A ‘Bedtime Alarm Clock’. No, Seriously

Plants are a lot smarter than we once thought. While a bedtime alarm is there to wake humans up in the morning – for plants it may be a matter of life or death, new research suggests.Scientists studied the arabidopsis flower – a member of …