Check On These 9 Home Safety Hazard Categories At Bedtime

Check On These 9 Home Safety Hazard Categories At Bedtime

In the week before Christmas 2021, Brad Harbert of Ankeny, Iowa, a Des Moines suburb, was woken out of his sleep in the middle of the night. It wasn’t the alarm going off. He was sleeping through that. Rather, it was his dog Roxy, a Husky-Coonhound mix. Typically mellow, that night she was anything but.…

Natural Sleep-Promoting Compound Found In China

Natural Sleep-Promoting Compound Found In China

Have you ever noticed how you can become sleepy when you drink a glass of hot milk before bed? Now note we’re talking about hot milk without cocoa. Cocoa is a stimulant. That drink is also full of simple sugar—a source of quick energy, the exact opposite of what you want and need before settling…

Isometric Exercises Before Bed

Isometric Exercises Before Bed

If someone made a list of the top fitness secrets, doing isometric exercises before bed would have to be in the top 10. Many people have a dilemma. It would be best if they exercised, and they’re busy, and they only have so much time in the day. Regular exercise, after all, is part of…

4 Types of Exercise For Awesome Sleep

4 Types of Exercise For Awesome Sleep

It’s a fact: sleep aids in the regeneration of the body tissues. Sleep troubles like insomnia, restless leg syndrome, and sleep apnea mean your body doesn’t heal well. This predisposes your body to stress, anxiety, as well as tiredness.  It might sound counterintuitive, but try exercising. From the relaxing effects of yoga poses to the…

How To Clean and Store Your Earplugs

How To Clean and Store Your Earplugs

Sure, you can buy disposable earplugs. They work. They can save your sleep just as well as more expensive, more substantial earplugs. Fact is, if you wear them every day and throw them away, you’re eventually going to need to buy some more.  A sample price is $10.49 for 18 pairs at CVS. Then you’ll…

Prayer and Meditation For Sleep Aren’t the Same

Prayer and Meditation For Sleep Aren’t the Same

On the surface, prayer and meditation look the same. Someone closes their eyes and sits still. There may or may not be an image, some beads, candles (scented or unscented) perhaps some other object involved as well. They’re not the same. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, prayer is a request or statement to God or…

Marijuana Use For Sleep Has Real Drawbacks

Marijuana Use For Sleep Has Real Drawbacks

Cannabis today isn’t the same plant it was 50 years ago. It’s important to update our perceptions and forget about using it to aid sleep. Jeff Spicoli, Sean Penn’s much-loved character in 1982’s Fast Times at Ridgemont High, is an example of the old stereotype of the typical marijuana user. Richard “Cheech” Marin and Tommy…

Does CBD Tea Help You Sleep?

Does CBD Tea Help You Sleep?

One much-talked-about weapon against insomnia these days is CBD tea. What is it, exactly? How does it work? What is CBD tea? CBD tea refers to a herbal tea infused with cannabidiol. Cannabidiol, commonly abbreviated as CBD, is a therapeutic compound whose popularity has grown tremendously in recent years.  CBD comes from cannabis, the same…

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