A good night’s sleep is what we all need to wake up rejuvenated in the morning, ready to take on the world. Without the necessary rest it is a battle to get through the day, maybe even painful. But did you know that the benefits of good sleep go beyond our wakefulness and play a role in our overall health?
Have you ever been asleep, started dreaming, and suddenly realized that you were in a dream? Lucid dreaming is the ability to recognize when you’re in a dream and use that knowledge to control what happens to you when you’re asleep.
Ever wake up in the morning mad at a spouse or friend because of something they did during a dream you had that night? Dreams can be powerful, confusing, beautiful, and seem like reality when an individual is deep sleep.
The average person spends a third of their life counting sheep. That’s a heck of a lot of time spent incapacitated. And though it may seem as if time “tucked-in” is time wasted, the research begs to differ. It’s true! A healthy body and a healthy mind depend on healthy sleeping habits, but you know that already. What you may not know is that your “down in the evening, up in the morning” sleep strategy is but one example.
For many people, back pain can become a chronic problem that interferes with daily productivity and restful sleep. Unfortunately, this can create a vicious cycle as a lack of sleep can cause pain to be experienced on a more intense level. Thankfully, there are several techniques that you can start using tonight to get a better night’s sleep despite chronic back pain.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine takes insomnia so seriously that it has designated an Insomnia Awareness Day. According to their researchers, 30 to 35 percent of U.S. adults have at least brief bouts of sleeplessness. Around 10 percent have a chronic disorder. Left untreated, insomnia is more than a mere annoyance. In 2011, CNN reported that insomnia-related sick days and poor job performance drain $63 billion from the economy every year.
Blue light is simply a kind of light that is produced by many electronic devices. The more we learn about blue light, the more we are made aware of how it affects our body, and what we can do to stop these negative effects. Healthversed has put together this handy guide to introduce you to exactly what blue light is and how you can stop it from taking a toll on your health.
Trying to squeeze in another episode of Grey’s Anatomy may seem innocent enough, but it’s a dangerously unproductive habit. We aren’t here to chastise you, though. Here at Healthversed, we’re all about offering up some creative, productivity enhancing solutions!
Though it may not affect the number on your bathroom scale per se, eating right before bed can still negatively impact your sleep and make you feel bloated. But fret not our hungry, night dwelling friend. Healthversed has got you covered. Today, we’re going to provide you with a few guilt-free nighttime munchies that won’t give you nightmares.
For some, the idea of sharing a bed with their spouse or partners is bliss. For others, it can be a wonderful dream that slowly turns into a nightmare when you learn all of the things your spouse does while asleep. One of the most annoying and upsetting things to have to deal with is a snoring spouse.
For those of you who only dream of anything more than five hours of shut-eye, here are some tips to help you get a better-quality set of zzz’s and feel more human-like when your alarm annoyingly awakens you from your magical slumber.
Fret not my dreary eyed, empty stomached, non-morning people. Today on Healthversed, we’ll break down your morning routine and offer up a few minor tweaks that’ll get you on the right path for good! Today we explore a few helpful morning add-ons to ready you for the daily grind.
Not getting enough sleep sucks. It makes the simplest obstacle seem insurmountable and what’s worse, it can feel unfixable. But don’t get discouraged! A restful night’s sleep, and in turn, a productive day is just a few proactive decisions away.
Sleep is something that we often take for granted. For some people, going to sleep is just a matter of lying down and closing their eyes, but for others, it takes a lot more work and effort. Then there are those who suffer from sleep disorders and whose life revolves around trying to get to sleep.
Your cell phone is more than just a lean, mean, selfie taking machine. It’s a multi-tool that can supply you with a seemingly endless number of life-enhancing, change inducing apps. We aren’t talking about Candy Crush or Clash of Clans here. We’re talking about practical companions!