How much sleep is good for heart health?

How much sleep is good for heart health?

 Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the world’s number 1 killer, being responsible for some 31% of global deaths, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Tobacco, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity and the harmful use of alcohol are the biggest triggers for...
Is there a link between sleep and hydration?

Is there a link between sleep and hydration?

 Good hydration is a key element of health as our bodies are largely made up of water. So, it should come as no surprise that dehydration negatively affects many of the body’s systems and functions, including cognition, mood and physical performance. Long term...
Why no set time for sleep may signal problems.

Why no set time for sleep may signal problems.

     Why no set time for sleep may signal problems. Health risks linked to sleep deprivation can include weight gain, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. Now, new research from the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC,...
Summer sleepcation

Summer sleepcation

  Now, I know anyone with young children or infants will probably be laughing – or sobbing – at the idea of being able to even imagine such a wonderful luxury as a sleepcation, but for anyone else who is sleep deprived, an escape to a resort (or perhaps simply to...

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