Waking up with a racing heart can be an unsettling and frightening experience. However, such heart palpitations are common and are often harmless and nothing to worry about. There are a number or reasons why you may awake with your heart racing, which could be the result of everyday activities or underlying causes….
Research continues to show the importance of exercise for improving sleep and reducing the symptoms of a disorder like obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
If you consistently struggle to sleep. you will struggle to function during the day, causing problems both in your work life and home life. The fatigue, irritability and poor concentration associated with poor sleep can impact all areas of your life….
Most people will recognize the effects of a poor night’s sleep, feeling groggy the next day, struggling to concentrate and being a little more irritable than usual.
However, if you have a sleep disorder like obstructive sleep apnea, there are many back-to-back nights of interrupted sleep, compounding the problems. …
Clocks are changing again for Daylight Savings Time, bad news for those who already struggle to sleep. Sleep is a vital restorative tool, both physically and mentally, and poor sleeping patterns can affect your quality of life….
Any form of exercise boosts our physical health — and can help with weight loss, to help prevent sleep apnea.
Walking burns calories and helps you achieve your weight-loss goals without relying on a gym. When you up the walking pace, you can increase the health benefits, and this is where “paced walking” comes into its own….
Anyone who regularly snores will know how disruptive snoring can be, not just to them but for a partner, too. Trying to sleep next to someone who snores can be very difficult, affecting quality of sleep and leaving you fatigued the next day.
In fact, snoring has the potential to place huge stress on a relationship, an uncomfortable thought ahead of Valentine’s Day….
A balanced, nutritional diet is key to maintaining good overall health. However, those who struggle with food allergies find they are intolerant to certain foods, and this can impact their sleep. What we eat already affects the quality of our important restorative sleep, but a sensitivity to certain foods could be aggravating your sleep apnea….
Sleep is a crucial part of the body’s restorative process and affects our overall health. However, women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) can find their sleep negatively impacted and are more likely to experience sleep disorders such as insomnia and sleep apnea….