Why College Students Don’t Get Enough Sleep

Why don't college students get enough sleep_

Most Americans aren’t getting enough sleep. This trend is seen even more so in college students because they are torn between going to class and doing the required coursework and having fun. That newfound freedom can make some people get a little crazy. Before you know it, you’ve been up and it’s 3:00 am. And … Read more

Is Your Lack of Sleep Ruining Your Workout?

Is your lack of sleep ruining your workout

So you finally decided to go back to the gym. You’re working hard and you’re exercising consistently. You’re watching your form, your reps are getting higher, and your weight is getting heavier. But, at the end of the day, your muscle gain is nonexistent. Have you ever considered that your unnatural sleep habits might be … Read more

Using Melatonin As A Sleep Aid

Is melatonin a good sleep aid

Many people suffer from sleepless nights for one reason or another. Doctors refer to this condition as insomnia, which is characterized by poor sleep patterns. There are many over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications to relieve insomnia, some that have unwanted side effects. Lately, you may have read about the use of a substance that occurs … Read more

Physical and Emotional Effects of Co-Sleeping with Children

What are the physical and emotional effects of co sleeping with children

A study of 477 parents, done by R. Mahendran, J.A. Valngankar, s. Mythily and Y.M. Cal, in Singapore Med Journal, found that 72.7% of children co-sleep with their parents. Is co-sleeping between parents and children really healthy for children, or does it damage the child and cause them to grow into fearful, dependent adults? The … Read more

Developing the Best Sleeping Habits

How can you develop good sleep habits

Sleep is a basic need, and certainly, one of our principal basic instincts. However, for many individuals, sleep has become a mystery, one that they just can’t seem to figure out. Well, if you are among the many sleep-deprived individuals 0n the globe, then getting enough slumber has become your everyday quest. Sleep, apart from … Read more