Sleep Problems and Metabolism

sleepA lot of people who suffer from insomnia complain that they seem to put on weight. This is a very common statement from other people with sleep problems, and doctors are a bit baffled. So, can sleep problems affect your metabolism? Yes, they most certainly can and it has made us look again at many remedies which are traditionally associated with insomnia. Should we be looking at sleep, and metabolism, in a totally different way? The fact is that we should, and maybe the answer to better sleep, is to eat more before bed time. Could someone with insomnia be waking up because their brain is hungry?

How to sleep better

We don’t need to eat a heavy meal to sleep better. Most of us don’t eat at all before going to bed, but the fact is that we should eat something before we go to bed. I have always eaten before I have gone to bed, and my snack always consists of a milky drink, a couple of oats biscuits with honey. After my little bedtime snack, I find that I sleep really well and wake up feeling refreshed in the morning. Read more

Appreciating the Do’s and Dont’s of Medicinal Herbs

medicinal herbsMedicinal herbs have been in use for thousands of years and are renowned the world over for their overall effectiveness in treating many diseases. These natural herbs have been found to be very effective in increasing the body resistance to infections, boosting the immune system, renewing and raising body vitality and healing allergies. Due to the above factors, the popularity of medicinal herbs has grown in leaps and bounds and as a result many people are using herbal remedies. Read more

Healing Herbs – What You Need To Know

healing herbsWhen it comes to discussing about healing herbs, there are a few crucial aspects that must be taken into consideration. For centuries, our ancestors used plants to cure a number of chronic diseases and health issues. There are a few ways you can also get improved health, better memory, and appearance with the aid of healing herbs.

Most Asian countries are known for the use of medicinal herbs. Favorable climate and culture are some of the reasons as to why there is a widespread use of healing herbs in that part of the world. Nowadays, people in other countries are also using healing herbs as a natural and safe method to lead a healthy life. People use herbs in a variety of different ways to improve upon their lifestyle; for instance, they use them as dietal herbal supplement, or as creams and lotions with medicinal herbs. Read more

Neck Pain ? – Maybe You Need A Good Pillow

neck painMany people have problems sleeping due to injuries and painful health conditions. Using neck pain pillows for sleeping can help a great deal, and will give you a better night’s sleep.

There are many common health conditions which can benefit from neck pain pillows. Arthritis affecting the neck is one of those conditions, but there are also many others which can benefit from a good quality neck pain pillow. Read more

Triglycerides & Cholesterol

lower triglyceridesYou may have visited your doctor recently and he may have told your that your triglyceride are too high and need to be lowered. You may not even have heard of triglyceride. The name may sound like you have just been invaded by an alien, but in reality these are just fats. The reality is these are the fats that can create massive problems in the body and on the arteries. If you want to lower your triglycerides, it is important to keep an eye on the LDL cholesterol you have, but the good news is lowering your triglycerides naturally is very easy. Read more