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…

Walking Is An Awesome Exercise Before Bed

Walking Is An Awesome Exercise Before Bed

Taking a walk before bed is wonderful. If you can, take a walk before bed whenever you can. Fitness experts consider walking at a leisurely pace to be a medium to light physical activity. Brisk walking is 3 to 3.5 mph and that’s considered to be moderate physical activity. While you should avoid strenuous physical…

Fight For Your Right To Nap

Fight For Your Right To Nap

Whether you call them naps, siestas, or something else, they’re natural. Work structure, social class, the environment, and other considerations dictate whether you get to take them. Thank you, COVID-19. I guess. More freedom for more people is better than less. The pandemic triggered massive changes in work habits, at least among some social classes…

Sleep Less At Night and Stay Healthy

Sleep Less At Night and Stay Healthy

Sleep takes up a major chunk of the day. That can conflict with your other goals. How can you sleep less yet maintain health? I spend hours every week writing a sleep blog. I’m also longtime a sleep science enthusiast with a 25-year background in healthcare. I’ve both read and experimented a lot with sleep.…

Making a Bandana Blindfold Is Easy

Making a Bandana Blindfold Is Easy

In some situations, a bandana blindfold is a quick answer to improving sleep Morning sun creeps around the gaps in the curtains getting you up too early. Once again, the sunbeams have started cheating you out of a few extra hours of needed sleep. It’s not necessarily the fault of the curtains’ installer. It’s just…

Acid Reflux? Win At Eating and Sleeping.

Acid Reflux? Win At Eating and Sleeping.

It doesn’t have to be difficult to sleep with GERD GERD, acid reflux, and waking up suddenly in the middle of the night coughing and hacking: the terms and experience go together—especially after you eat a little too much a little too close to bedtime. They don’t have to. Until you develop what they call…

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