Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 10 seconds Almost all traditional cultures lived their lives with great respect for the four cardinal directions: north, south, east and west. In Ayurveda, the study of the four directions and how they influence one’s health and environment was called Vastu Shastra. The basics […]
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The two major reasons folks have trouble sleeping are deep exhaustion, where the body is too depleted to calm itself down for sleep, and unstable blood sugar. When the blood sugar is unstable, the body becomes dependent on burning carbohydrates and sugar for fuel. Consequently, when it’s time for bed and the body tries to make the blood sugar levels last for 8-9 hours, the blood sugar may crash and we may wake up hungry. To encourage uninterrupted sleep, we must have stable blood sugar and be great fat burners. In this section, learn how to create this for yourself with our list of well-referenced and time tested methods.
Concerns about certain sleep medications including the pharmaceutical giant Ambien (zolpidem tartrate) have come to a head as reports continue to surface of Ambien users experiencing sleepwalking, memory loss/amnesia, binge eating while sleeping, having sex while sleeping, and other troubling side effects. Ambien has been on the market since 1999. […]
That cup of hot milk your grandmother gave you before bed has been shown to deliver special peptides that support healthy and natural sleep cycles. Researchers have found that when milk is taken before bed, the milk’s bioactive peptides: ¢ Support deep healthy sleep (1) ¢ Support restorative sleep (1) ¢ Promote relaxationneeded […]
That hot cup of milk your grandmother gave you before bed may have been a powerful sleep medicine after all. While a staggering 30% of Americans suffer from chronic insomnia (1), few realize that chronic insomnia can increase the risk of most degenerative diseases (2). Experts link rising stress levels […]