How Your Time Zone Hurts Your Sleep

How Your Time Zone Hurts Your Sleep

Before clocks were a thing and artificial light hadn’t been invented, the setting sun was our bodie’s biological trigger, the thing that told us it was almost time for bed. Our bodies responded by producing more melatonin to make us drowsy from the moment the sun went...
Common Meds That Harm Your Brain

Common Meds That Harm Your Brain

A new study from the Indiana University School of Medicine, published in the journal JAMA Neurology has revealed some disturbing truths about drug side effects. Certain types of drugs destroy brain tissue and negatively impact various cognitive functions. Worse still,...
Is Your Lack of Sleep Killing You?

Is Your Lack of Sleep Killing You?

We spend a third of our lives asleep, or at least we should do. Plenty of us don’t get that magic eight hours every night and we find ourselves stumbling on through the next day anyway. But it turns out that we can’t keep pushing ourselves like this forever....
Causal Circle of Insomnia

Causal Circle of Insomnia

You wake up in the night from a nightmare and can’t fall asleep again. So, after some twisting and turning, you go to the fridge and grab a snack. You still can’t sleep. In the morning you feel wasted, anxious and even depressed. And it is no wonder what. But what if...
Is Your Insomnia Caused By Your Quiet Neighborhood?

Is Your Insomnia Caused By Your Quiet Neighborhood?

If you’ve suffered insomnia for a while, you’ve probably been advised to avoid TV, computer screens or any other bright light an hour before going to sleep. And maybe you’ve tried to take a bath or listen to calm music or something else to relax in the last hours of...