What Is Sleep?
Although the exact reasons why we need to sleep remain a mystery, various scientific theories have been put forward as to why sleep is important for our bodies
Bedroom temperature, noise and light levels and your bed mattress can all have a big impact on whether you sleep soundly and also the quality of sleep that you experience
How much sleep any one of us requires each night is dependent upon age and state of health with sleep quality being more important than sleep quantity
During a good nights sleep, you will pass through five stages of sleep, known as NREM and REM sleep stages, several times
Caffeine consumption has been linked to many sleep disorders, including insomnia and sleep deprivation due to its physiological effects
For quick treatment of nighttime acid reflux or similar stomach acid problems, try drinking a glass of milk or eating a piece of dry bread.
Seasonal Affective Disorder can affect our ability to get a good nights sleep due to the lack of light causing our circadian rhythm or body clock becoming confused