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A Better Night’s Sleep: The Statistics

Gillian White – MSc, PhD (C), University of Toronto, Department of Exercise Sciences Sleep is not just a rest for our brain and body but is absolutely essential to our health and function. Sleep deprivation has similar effects of alcohol on how our brain and body functions and, if prolonged enough, can actually result in

sleeping with cell phones

Trouble Sleeping? Break This One Habit.

Gillian White – MSc, PhD (C), University of Toronto, Department of Exercise Sciences Text, email, call, search, Siri, music, camera, social media. Calculator (what? Don’t act like you don’t use it too..) – these days, we use our phones for nearly everything. If you aren’t reading this article on your phone right now, I’m willing

The Stages Of A Woman’s Sleep Life: Menstruation and Menopause

Adriane Cook B.S. Kinesiology, Michigan State University www.balancewithme.com Is it true that men tend to sleep better than woman? Researchers believe “Sex differences in sleep begin at a very early age and women report poorer sleep quality and have higher risk for insomnia than do men.” (Sleep and Women’s Health, National Center for Biotechnology Information,

Sleep Well: Effects on Aging Athletes and Sleep

Hadley Seward – certified sleep consultant and certified health coach Studies show that aging has a tangible effect on the body’s ability to perform, including a gradual loss of muscle mass, a decline in flexibility and balance, and less efficient use of oxygen. Recovery time between also becomes increasingly longer. A decline in performance isn’t

Do physically active people need more sleep?

Hadley Seward – certified sleep consultant and certified health coach Our bodies are hard-wired to require quite a bit of sleep. Without adequate rest, we cannot physically or cognitively function at optimal levels. For athletes or people who exercise regularly, sleep is even more important. Long-term sleep deprivation has been linked to major health problems

Technology's Impact on Your Sleep

4 Ways To Reduce Technology’s Impact On Your Sleep

by Hadley Seward, certified health coach and certified pediatric sleep consultant Limit screen time within two hours of bedtime. Filter the blue light from your devices. Go back to printed books. Expose yourself to lots of natural light during the day. Sleep is one of the most important indicators of our long-term health. However, most