Month: May 2021

7 Types of Insomnia That Can Keep You Up at Night

Insomnia is more complex than just trouble falling asleep—and overcoming insomnia takes more than counting sheep. Here’s what you need to know. What is insomnia? If you’ve followed all the tips for the best sleep but still find yourself unable to nod off or waking up throughout the night, it’s time to figure out the causes of insomnia and…

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Living with Anxiety: How to Cope

Of all existing psychological and mental maladies, anxiety disorders are the most common affecting over 30% of all adults in the United States. Anxiety disorders are a broad category that includes many different manifestations of anxiety including: Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD): Excessive anxiety or worry about an array things such as personal health, work, social…

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What Are the Symptoms of Insomnia In Children?

Insomnia in children can begin at any time, from infancy through adolescence, and in some cases can develop into a long-term problem. Symptoms can include: bedtime refusal and struggles going to bed frequent “curtain calls” after lights out (such as requests for drinks, hugs or stories) difficulty falling asleep once in bed frequent or prolonged…

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Tips to Manage Anxiety and Stress

Coping Strategies Try these when you’re feeling anxious or stressed: Take a time-out. Practice yoga, listen to music, meditate, get a massage, or learn relaxation techniques. Stepping back from the problem helps clear your head. Eat well-balanced meals. Do not skip any meals. Do keep healthful, energy-boosting snacks on hand. Limit alcohol and caffeine, which can aggravate…

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10 Tips to Beat Insomnia

Simple lifestyle changes can make a world of difference to your quality of sleep. Follow these 10 tips for a more restful night. Keep regular sleep hours Going to bed and getting up at roughly the same time every day will program your body to sleep better. Choose a time when you’re likely to feel tired…

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Helping Kids with Anxiety: Strategies to Help Anxious Children

Fathers bravely patrolling the perimeter of bedrooms (trusty flashlight in hand) to show a frightened child there aren’t any multi-legged, hairy creatures hiding under their bed is a nighttime ritual regularly performed in homes around the world. But when spider anxiety prevents you from sleeping away from home or traveling, that’s a problem. It’s not…

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Manage Insomnia Naturally

If you toss and turn throughout the night, unable to find decent rest, you’re not alone. Recent surveys indicate that up to 40% of adults experience insomnia in a given year, making it the most common sleep complaint in the United States. Its most common symptoms are the inability to fall asleep at bedtime or stay asleep…

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