Sleep has been the subject of many scientific studies over the years, and the general consensus is that a good diet, plenty of exercises and a reduction in stress can help most people get a better night’s sleep. But is it as simple as that?
If you have trouble sleeping at night, it might be that your eating habits are the cause.
Our last blog looked at some of the foods which can improve your sleep. Some of these foods are beneficial for enhancing rest because they contain high amounts of tryptophan...
Although we’ve been doing it since the beginning of time, most of what we know about sleep has only been discovered in the last few decades.
If you’ve ever tried to sleep while your legs have the irresistible urge to move, you may have restless legs syndrome (RLS). It is estimated that 1 in 10 people in the UK suffers from the disorder, which can interrupt rest and disturb sleeping patterns.
REM (rapid eye movement) sleep is one of the most important of the stages of sleep. If this sleep stage is disturbed, even for one night, it can throw the body’s whole circadian rhythm off-kilter, causing grogginess and an inability to concentrate.