Sleep and your heart

We all know that a healthy heart is vital for our wellbeing. But did you know that sleep and the health of your heart are closely connected?     While good sleep is important for energy levels, it also plays a vital role in the health of your heart. Your heart The heart is a…

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Foods to help you sleep

We’ve all heard the saying you are what you eat, but how does that apply to sleep? In this blog, we look at the best foods (and drinks) to have that will help you sleep well.     It’s no secret that sleep is vitally important for our overall health and wellbeing. Experts recommend we…

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skimping on sleep

Think that skimping on sleep is no big deal? Time to think again.     We’ve all done it – skimped on sleep. Whether it’s because we were burning the candle at both ends, pulling an all-nighter, or just partying too long into the night, nearly all of us have experienced the immediate effects of…

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improve your sleep

  For many of us, the ideal night’s sleep happens less often than we’d like. But there are many things you can do to improve your sleep.   Why sleep is important We all know that sleep is vital for our health. Adequate sleep allows our body and mind to rest and recharge so we…

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sleep and stress

If you’re feeling stressed one of the best things you can do is to focus on getting more sleep. But how can you do this?   How sleep and stress are linked Did you know that sleep and stress are very closely linked? Stress (whether acute or chronic) can interfere with the quality and duration…

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food and sleep

If you’re having trouble sleeping well, what you eat during the day and in the lead up to your bedtime may be to blame. Find out how food and sleep are linked.     What is the link between food and sleep? Just as there are some foods that give you energy and leave you…

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Sleep through the seasons

If you feel that your sleep changes with the seasons, you’re probably right! Find out how your sleep is affected by seasonal changes and how to get the best sleep you can. Why sleep changes with the seasons One of the influences on our sleep is our external environment, so it makes sense that our…

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Teenagers and sleep

If you have a teen, you might have noticed that their sleep patterns are much different to what they were when they were younger. Find out what you need to know about teenagers and sleep. How much sleep do teenagers need? Experts recommend that teenagers get between 8 – 10 hours each night, which is…

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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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