Tag Archives: sleep

How Alcohol Impairs Your Sleep

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Even tea-totalers who just enjoy one drink in the evening may find it impairs their sleep, especially as we age. I know that’s true for me – alcohol never kept me awake until I started hitting my 50s!! Alcohol can wake you up…. Why Alcohol Wakes You Up Alcohol induces sleepiness by increasing the action […]

When You Get Married – What Really Happens in the Bedroom?

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Moving in with a partner is exciting. You’re getting to know each other more and becoming more comfortable with one another. There is more opportunity for having alone time as a couple and sharing meals and space together—all of which can be great for intimacy and a healthy relationship. It can also be a difficult time, […]

Are you a Party Pooper because of your sleep habits???


Sleep deprivation is causing overly-tired people who are less sociable and less likely to want to be around others, a new study suggests. Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have found that sleep-deprived people feel lonelier and less inclined to engage with others, avoiding close contact in much the same way as people with […]


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SLEEPING BETTER FOR A HEALTHIER HEART Follow these tips to get the most from your zzz’s! Pay attention to quality. Ideally you want to sleep the whole night through (most experts recommend seven to nine hours), but if you find yourself waking up multiple times a night or being exhausted even after a full night […]

Sleep Position and Your Health

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Rest Right Adjusting your sleep position can help prevent pain and other problems that keep you up at night. Having the optimal sleep position can help improve your health overall.   1.If you have back pain…..sleep on your back.   This position relieves aches from arthritis or spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spinal column). But if […]

Women AND Men need progesterone to sleep soundly

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Women AND Men need progesterone to sleep soundly Both men and women have estrogen and progesterone. In men, these hormones are naturally at low levels and progesterone is a precursor to testosterone. As men decline in age, testosterone and progesterone decline and estrogen rises. In women, progesterone helps balance estrogen. As We Age Estrogen and […]