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…

Top 10 People at High Risk of Fatigue

recharj October 15, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]T[/su_dropcap]he average individual today has more responsibilities and obligations than ever before and sadly, sleep is often pushed to the back burner. Even with a good night’s sleep, the typical day can be exhausting. The results from insufficient sleep and interruptions in our normal sleep cycle can come with some serious consequences to our bodies and minds.  This is known as fatigue…

3 Ways Power Naps Improve Your Mood

Michelle A October 27, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]Y[/su_dropcap]ou may think of naps as exclusively for young children. Or you may hold the idea that napping during the day will keep you from getting a good night’s sleep later. These sleep myths have given adult napping a bad name—so much so that Americans in particular are becoming more and more sleep-deprived. However, research has begun…

3 (more) Ways Power Napping Can Improve Our Health

Michelle A November 3, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]O[/su_dropcap]ur bodies crave sleep—they need it—they depend on it. Yet, despite the fact that we have long known the benefits of sleep, Gallup reports that fewer and fewer Americans are getting the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep our bodies naturally need. And the results of national fatigue are causing a ripple effect on our health:…

What is the Value of a napnook?

recharj December 4, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]W[/su_dropcap]ellness centers are not exclusive to individual private businesses; commercial developers and investors looking to add an amenity to  increase tenant acquisition and retention or upgrade current building facilities would find a napnook to be a perfect fit. This is article 3 of a 3 part series. Be sure to read our related posts: Why an Office Amenity? Why focus…

When is the Best Time to Take a Power Nap?

Talia April 20, 2015 2 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]A[/su_dropcap]lthough it may seem counter-intuitive at first, the fact is that healthy people often take naps. While some may think naps are for little kids, convalescents and the elderly, the truth is that a healthy human body, functioning properly, actually thrives off of power naps. But, since most people work basic 40-hour weeks under a boss, it…

Your Body on No Sleep

Catharine Willett February 23, 2016 0 comments 0

One night of no sleep: Impairs movement and focus, comparable to having a blood alcohol level of .10%. You may be more likely to misinterpret neutral faces. And long-term potentiation, believed to be crucial for memory formation, is significantly impaired. Two nights of no sleep: Your oxygen intake lowers. And your anaerobic power decreases. You may start to…

Chasing a Good Night’s Sleep

Zach Morgan February 3, 2017 0 comments 0

The world we inhabit today is full of flashing lights, nonstop notifications, and a general air of restlessness, a burning desire to know what is happening around us at all times.  Though this hyper-connectivity is not necessarily a bad thing, it has nevertheless resulted in a palpable effect on the sleep patterns of millions of people.  To that end, we…

The Power of a Nap

Zach Morgan March 31, 2017 0 comments 0

In 1997, much of Asia was experiencing an economic crisis, with currencies dropping below half their original value and governments on the brink of collapse.  Within this turmoil was a man named Bhim Suwastoyo, an Indonesian financial journalist who worked tirelessly through the crisis as the days stretched into weeks.  He became infamous for sleeping underneath a cupboard behind his…


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