Tag: "Sleep"

Wake Up to Sleep: A Resource for Sleep Apnea Treatment
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Wake Up to Sleep: A Resource for Sleep Apnea Treatment

Four hours? Five hours? For many people, four to five hours of sleep per night seems to be a regular occurrence. While you may feel rested after three cups of coffee and two energy drinks, the truth is you’re not doing your body any favors. In order for the average person to feel fully rested […]

Thanksgiving: Does Turkey Make You Sleepy?
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Thanksgiving: Does Turkey Make You Sleepy?

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and many Americans are looking forward to a feast.  There will be tables laden with turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, gravy, sweet potatoes, yams, mashed potatoes, bread, salads, vegetables, and various pies.  Sounds great, doesn’t it?  What most people are not looking forward to is the sleepiness that follows the […]

Mattresses: Picking Out a Good Night's Sleep
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Mattresses: Picking Out a Good Night’s Sleep

For the past few months, Neil slept poorly, tossing and turning to find a comfortable position, but always waking up stiff and achy.  He wasn’t sure why he slept so poorly.  He had never had any problems sleeping before. The answer eluded him until he went to Hawaii on vacation.  While he was there, he […]

BH4BP #57 -  Listener Q&A Special #2
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BH4BP #57 – Listener Q&A Special #2

I received a lot of feedback about the First Q&A show 7 weeks ago.  Since it was so well received, I’m bringing you another one today.  I’m planning to continue putting out one of these Q&A shows every month or two, as long as I keep getting lots of excellent questions.  I love answering the […]

The Right Pillow for the Job!
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The Right Pillow for the Job!

For the past few weeks, Darren had woken up tired and in a bad mood. Not only that, his neck and shoulders had become progressively more tense and achy.  Since his mattress was fairly new and had all the latest features, he figured it couldn’t be the problem.  It had to be the pillow.  It […]

Stop Snoring!
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Stop Snoring!

After a long, stressful day at work, Debbie was exhausted. She rested her head on the pillow, snuggled in close and closed her eyes, looking forward to a good night’s rest. Tomorrow looked to be more of the same, so she would need the sleep.  Just as she was about to drop off to sleep, […]

Somebody Needs a Nap?
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Somebody Needs a Nap?

Photo by Daveybot via Flickr It is 2:00pm and you can’t focus enough to get much work done.  You just didn’t get enough sleep last night.  So far, the workday has consisted of hiding yawns and mainlining coffee, so you don’t end up face down on your keyboard.  Worse yet, you swear that it’s even […]

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BH4BP #15 – Trouble Sleeping?

Many of us have trouble getting a good night’s sleep and suffer from insomnia. In this show, I discuss in depth why sleep is important, how the sleep cycle works, the effects of being sleep deprived and the different levels of insomnia. I also go over causes of insomnia and what we can do to […]

Health Apps for the iPhone
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Health Apps for the iPhone

The long awaited Apple app store is here and it has a lot of wonderful things to offer. Since our iPhones are attached to our hips, why not put them to work to improve our health? The app store offers a wide range of free and low cost health apps. Having an iPhone and being […]

It Doesn't Stop When the Workout's Over...
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It Doesn’t Stop When the Workout’s Over…

Getting the body that you want isn’t something that can be done in 30 minutes a day or even an hour. Most people think that they are done once the workout is over. That’s just not true. Working out is an important part of being healthy. However, there are three other key components to getting […]