Tag: sleep

Ignoring Your Natural Body Clock Is Actually Pretty Bad For You

People whose sleep pattern works against their natural body clock are more likely to have depression and lower wellbeing, according to a study.Researchers at the University of Exeter also found the most robust evidence to date that being genetica…

How To Sleep Better With Allergies: 10 Tips For Getting Shut-Eye

Allergy season is back with a vengeance which means sleepless nights and uncomfortable days for those battling streaming eyes and noses.Those with allergic rhinitis are significantly more likely to face sleep issues, from having trouble falling and st…

9 Therapist-Approved Tips To Tackle Nighttime Anxiety

Tossing and turning in bed, anxious thoughts fill your mind: you think about all the things you haven’t done, the demands of the next day, an encounter with a colleague. Inevitably, those feelings of not being good enough creep in. Nighttime…

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…