What Happens When You Don’t Sleep?

an old man depressed and sleep-deprived

In today’s busy and fast-moving world, a day with 24 hours isn’t enough for people to properly cater to their body’s needs. An average adult, who’s working hard to keep their family well-fed, or a student, who’s studying round the clock to maintain their grades, may care about their diet or exercise routine, but what … Read more

Sleeping Pills – Do They Work?

Do sleeping pills really work

There are times in everybody’s lives where sleeping seems absolutely impossible and a little bit of artificial help would help you get back in the natural sleeping cycle. You could experience insomnia due to physical or mental stress. You could also experience insomnia by consuming nicotine, alcohol, and caffeine in excess. Simply changing your lifestyle … Read more

Cause, Symptoms And Treatment Of Insomnia – Overcoming The Restless Nights

How to overcome the restless nights of insomnia

“I can’t sleep. Why can’t I fall asleep? It’s 5 am and I need to be up in three hours. I’ve tried everything and I can’t sleep. Why is this happening to me every night?” If this sounds familiar, you are not alone. Over half of all adults experience insomnia at some point in their … Read more

Symptoms And Effects Of Sleep Deprivation

What are the symptoms and effects of sleep deprivation

Many teenagers, when they go away to college for the first time, will find college to be a true learning experience. Not only are they starting their further education, but they are also learning to live on their own. They no longer have to follow anyone’s rules and many don’t know which rules they should … Read more

Sleep Deprivation Delays Wound Healing

Did you know that sleep deprivation can delay wound healing

Without proper sleep, the body can not recover and rejuvenate for the next day. Sleep deprivation is a stress-induced complication but can also lead to additional stress upon the body. For individuals who suffer from injury, sleep deprivation can have an adverse effect on the healing and recovery process. Wound healing is a complex physiological … Read more

Sleep Deprivation Damages Your Mental Health

Did you know that sleep deprivation can damage your mental health

While it is true that not everyone needs the same amount of sleep, everyone needs whatever for them is ‘enough.’ ‘Enough’ means that the sleep is adequate to rest the body and allow the mind a needed recess from the necessary activities of consciousness that preoccupy most of our waking hours. Not getting enough sleep … Read more