Too Tired to Sleep? The Numbing Effects of Exhaustion

We’ve all been there—the tossing and turning, the checking your clock every 10 minutes. You’re exhausted, yet you can’t sleep. When you do eventually fall asleep, you feel as if you hadn’t slept at all. You wake up tired, go to work tired, then repeat the cycle all over again.

It doesn’t have to be this way. Sleep issues are common, but they don’t have to result in numbing exhaustion day in and day out! Here’s what can lead to overtiredness and the steps you can take to achieve a good night’s rest.

This is How Your Immune System Suffers from Stress & Lack of Sleep

Some people just can’t seem to shake a cold. As soon as they start to feel better, they get hit with a scratchy throat and stuffy nose all over again. Unsurprisingly, these are often the same people who are bogged down by stress and have a sleep schedule that’s in shambles.

Get Set to Reset Your Circadian Clock After Daylight Savings

The end of daylight saving time (DST) this November means you get one extra hour of sleep during the time change. For most people, that’s the only good part! Turning the clocks back an hour might seem like nothing. But if your sleep schedule is out of whack, the longer mornings and shorter nights can leave you feeling groggy for weeks.

Allergies and Good Rest Don't Mix: 5 Tips for Sniffle-Free Sleep

For those who struggle with allergies, all bedtime routines look the same—brush your teeth, shut off the lights, then spend hours trying to breathe through a stuffy nose. Allergies are a constant battle, leaving you with little to no rest. Medication might work, but perhaps you want to try a more natural approach first.

Why Cold Bedrooms Are Ideal for Sleep

Going to sleep in a cold bedroom might seem counterintuitive. After all, what’s the point of cranking up the AC or buying those expensive cooling bed sheets if you’re going to pile on the blankets anyway?

Are Naps Actually Good for You?

Some people swear by daily naps, while others claim they make them feel worse and disrupt their sleep routine. This begs the question, “Are naps actually good for your health and sleep cycle?” The answer isn’t so straightforward—it depends.

5 All-Natural Sleep Aids to Slumber Soundly

Sleeplessness leaves people struggling through the night and feeling tired throughout their day. But imagine sleeping through the night and having the energy to tackle daily life!

What is Nocturia & How Can It Affect Your Health if Untreated?

If you’ve recently found yourself going to the bathroom two or three times in the middle of the night, you might be suffering from a condition known as nocturia. This frustrating condition can affect almost anyone and is quite common among adult women.

Eating Before Bed: Healthy or Harmful?

Satisfying a craving before you head to bed or waking for a little midnight snack can certainly be tempting, but you might be put off by some warnings. You may have heard that your pre-sleep snacks can cause weight gain, poor sleep and indigestion—but are these claims fact or fiction?