circadian rhythm

The Body Clock

foxew December 29, 2017 0 comments 0

The Natural Phenomenon that Keeps you Ticking Have you ever been at work, right after lunch, and felt the need to take a quick nap? You’ve eaten and everything seems to have slowed down a bit. Who would notice if you put your head down for a few minutes… This is, in fact, a natural experience we all have in…

The Role of Melatonin in Reducing Pain and Inducing Sleep

Dr. Sharon Takiguchi September 16, 2014 1 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]E[/su_dropcap]nvision arising every morning with pain and fatigue. Diseases like chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, migraine and insomnia produce symptoms of pain, tiredness, sleep disturbances, emotional alterations, bowel irregularities and an impaired ability to concentrate. The symptoms in these conditions never go away and individuals with these and other painful conditions look for medication and treatments…

Sleep, Your Health and More

Dr. Sharon Takiguchi September 23, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]N[/su_dropcap]eurological Sciences published a thought provoking article on the historical basis of sleep hygiene or translated to mean healthy sleep rules in June 2012. The basis of healthy sleeping goes back to the scientific work of an Italian, Paolo Mantegazza, who described indications for sleep hygiene. His observations on sleep remain valid today and match the concept…

Did You Get a Good Night’s Sleep?

recharj November 10, 2014 1 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]A[/su_dropcap]ccording to a “2012 Bedroom Poll” conducted by the National Sleep Foundation, almost 60% of Americans did not have a good sleep last night and will not get a good night’s sleep tonight. Shockingly enough, almost a quarter of Americans will get at best a few good night’s of sleep each month, some none at all. On average, American…

The Wonderful, Beneficial World of Naps

Talia July 6, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]F[/su_dropcap]or many years, it was considered a colloquialism that naps were for children and the elderly; and that young, healthy, strong adults did not need naps. However, as more is uncovered about naps, their many health benefits and medical uses, it’s becoming clearer that these short bursts of rests taken during the day are actually very advantageous,…

5 Activities to Do Before Bed

Catharine Willett June 17, 2016 0 comments 0

Winding down before bed is a great way to ensure a good night’s rest. However, in today’s society, the most common way to relax is scrolling through social media on your phone or computer. Although, it is entertaining to catch up on the latest trends, screen time before bed can have a severe impact on your quality of sleep and…

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