People with insomnia are nearly 70% more likely to have a heart attack, compared to those who do not have the sleep disorder, according to a large analysis presented yesterday at the American College of Cardiology’s annual conference. The new study published yesterday in Clinical Cardiology was conducted by an international team of researchers who examinedContinue reading “Insomnia, heart attacks and tips for a more restful sleep”
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When should I check for hormonal imbalances?
Are you struggling with any of the following? Exhaustion/ fatigue, sleep or stress issues, decreased libido/ sex drive Fertility problems Poly-cystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), ovarian cysts, breast cysts, breast fibroadenoma Irregular periods, peri-menopause Acne associated with the menstrual cycle Painful periods, endometriosis Fibroids, adenomyosis PMS (pre-menstrual syndrome) with symptoms such as (but not limited to)Continue reading “When should I check for hormonal imbalances?”
Can I take melatonin for jet lag or insomnia?
What is melatonin? Melatonin is a hormone that helps control our sleep-wake cycle. It is made by the pineal gland, a small gland in the brain. Normally, melatonin levels begin to rise during mid- to late evening, stay high for most of the night, and then decrease in the early morning. As we age, melatonin levelsContinue reading “Can I take melatonin for jet lag or insomnia?”