grinding your teeth at night

Do you sometimes wake with jaw and neck pain? You may be grinding your teeth while you sleep. Read on to discover more about this sleep disorder.     Involuntary grinding and clenching of your teeth while you sleep is also known as bruxism. It most commonly occurs in children, adolescents and young adults but…

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waking up tired

If you’re regularly waking up tired, despite getting to bed at a decent time, you may be wondering what’s going on. In this blog, we look at the most common reasons people don’t get a good nights sleep. You’re drinking too much coffee While it remains a favourite drink with many Australians, coffee and other…

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Why you should rethink your all-nighter

Are you one of those people who pull all-nighters when life gets busy? If so, you need to read this!   Whether it’s to study for an exam, meet a deadline or to keep partying, most of us have pulled all-nighters in our lifetime. However, research shows that perhaps they’re not as harmless as we…

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Sleep and shift work

  If you’re a shift worker, you probably know first hand how shift work and sleep don’t go together. Here are our top tips on how to get the best sleep you can.   What is shift work? Generally speaking, shift work is defined as any shift that falls outside the hours of 6am and…

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Tips for sleeping when you're sick

When you’re not well, sleep is one of the best things you can do. Unfortunately, sleeping when you’re sick isn’t as easy as it sounds. Here is our best advice on how to get quality sleep to help you recover.   Sleep to recover Sleeping when you’re sick is one of the best things you…

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what is restless leg syndrome

If you’ve ever experienced a powerful urge to move your legs at night, you may have restless leg syndrome     What is restless leg syndrome? Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is also known as Willis-Ekbom disease. It’s a condition that causes an uncontrollable urge to move your legs and typically happens in the evening or…

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What is a circadian rhythm

You may know circadian rhythms have something to do with sleep. But what are they, how do they impact sleep, and how can you reset yours?     What is a circadian rhythm? Just like you have a daily routine, your body has one too. It’s called a circadian rhythm and it’s a 24-hour internal…

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What's the best bedtime routine

One of the secrets to getting a good night’s sleep is a solid bedtime routine. Here are our top tips to ensure your bedtime routine is one that will help put you to sleep.   We all know the importance of a bedtime routine when it comes to babies and children. However, structured routine around…

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Sleep talking

Have you ever talked in your sleep or heard someone else sleep talk? Here’s what you want to know.   What is sleep talking? Sleep talking (also known as somniloquy) is an abnormal behaviour that occurs during sleep. Sleep talking happens when you talk while you’re sleeping, without being aware of it. While it’s common…

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Do herbs for sleep really work

If you’ve ever had trouble sleeping you may have turned to herbs to help you sleep. But do they really work?   Herbs have been used for centuries as a natural way to promote good sleep. Even today, people turn to natural sleep remedies, including herbs instead of resorting to sleeping pills. Herbs for sleep…

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