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Jeff Bezos and a Good Night’s Rest

Zach Morgan May 30, 2017 0 comments 0

In this day and age, it can sometimes seem like there are more problems than there are hours in the day to solve them, leading to a difficult compromise.  To compensate for the increasing demands for our time and attention, many people today choose to sleep less and work more, sacrificing a full and refreshing night’s rest for the sake…

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…

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:…

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…

Sleep and Weight: What’s the Connection?

recharj November 17, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]F[/su_dropcap]or the past 10 years, sleep researchers Patel and Hu, have completed extensive reviews of published literature on obesity and sleep between 1966 and 2007. Longitudinal studies have demonstrated that sleeping less than 7 hours or over 9 hours each day increases mortality risk; also long and well known is the high morbidity and mortality of obesity….

What Does Weight Have To Do With Sleep Deficit?

recharj November 17, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]F[/su_dropcap]or the past 10 years, sleep researchers Patel and Hu, have completed extensive reviews of published literature on obesity and sleep between 1966 and 2007. Longitudinal studies have demonstrated that sleeping less than 7 hours or over 9 hours each day increases mortality risk; also long and well known is the high morbidity and mortality of obesity….

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…

Battling Jet Lag

Talia May 4, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]M[/su_dropcap]illions of people from all across the globe travel frequently via planes and are constantly going back and forth through time zones. While New York and LA’s three-hour difference may be easy enough to adjust to, once you get from, say, LA to the UK, and have to deal with an 8-hour difference, or even more for…

Sleep’s Emotional Side Effects

Catharine Willett February 12, 2016 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]W[/su_dropcap]ith the craziness and stress of everyday life, sleep is often the first thing we sacrifice. Although it might seem at face value that more activity at the cost of sleep is beneficial, the negative impacts extend further than just disrupting your circadian rhythm. Experts have determined that there is a serious need to prioritize the time with…

How Stress Affects Your Brain

Catharine Willett February 16, 2016 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]A[/su_dropcap]re you sleeping restlessly? Feeling irritable or moody? Forgetting little things and feeling overwhelmed and isolated? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. You’re probably just stressed out. Stress isn’t always a bad thing. It can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, like when you’re playing a competitive sport or have to speak in…

Sound Sleeping

Catharine Willett March 18, 2016 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]W[/su_dropcap]hether you realize it or not, your brain continues to process sound while you sleep. The stage of sleep governs how sensitive the body is to sound. You are the most sensitive to sound during the early hours of sleep, stages 1 and 2. However, sound can still cause a disruption in your slumber during stages 3…

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