Diet

What's the effect of fasting on sleep?

Do You Need Less Sleep When Fasting?

Intermittent fasting is all the rage these days in the health and fitness world, with numerous studies supporting its ability to reduce inflammation, improve cellular repair, and optimize gut health – while helping you lose weight. Also, cutting out certain foods can reduce snoring if that is an issue for you. If you’ve just started intermittent fasting, you probably feel like you have more energy to work out and carry out your daily functions. You probably […]

Why do I feel thirsty in the middle of the night?

What Makes You So Thirsty at Night?

You’re just getting ready to sleep, and you get this inexplicable urge to drink water. Or you’ve just woken up from a dream in the middle of the night to discover that your mouth is dry and you’re extremely thirsty. Has this ever happened to you? For most people, drinking a calming chamomile tea or a glass of warm milk is the last thing they do before getting to bed. If you have kids, you […]

how to stay awake when tired

How to Stay Awake Without Coffee

It can be tempting to reach for an espresso or an energy drink to stay awake when tired. However, drinking coffee when you’re sleepy causes more harm than good, placing you in a vicious cycle. Just 500 to 600 milligrams of caffeine, from roughly 4 cups of coffee can cause side effects, such as jitters, nervousness, and stomach issues. The caffeine rush that helps you beat your daytime drowsiness takes up to 8 hours to […]

Can you burn fat by sleeping?

Does Sleeping Late Make You Gain Weight?

According to a recent study, people who sleep late are more likely to be overweight than people who go to bed before 11 pm. This is probably because ‘late sleepers’ are more likely to graze on high-calorie snacks throughout the evening. However, the issue runs deeper than this. ‘Late sleepers’ are also more likely to wake up throughout the night, so they get less restorative sleep. As a result, their hormones, metabolism, and mood suffer […]

Can vitamins cause sleeplessness?

7 Really Surprising Vitamins That Keep You Awake at Night

There are few things worse than not being able to sleep at night. Unlike other problems, there’s never one easy solution. If you have an aching neck and shoulder, you can use painkillers or massage to make the pain go away. But, if you’re not sleeping right, there are dozens of different things that might be causing your problem. What most people don’t appreciate is that something as simple as vitamin supplements can cause sleepless […]

How to sleep when drunk

Why is Falling Asleep After Drinking Alcohol So Difficult?

Most adults indulge in a tipple. After all, drinking is a social activity. Alcohol can sometimes help us to temporarily escape our worries, open up to people, and lower our inhibitions. Light-to-moderate drinking isn’t necessarily bad for you, either. In fact, one study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that it may even help us live longer. Unfortunately, alcohol does have its downsides. As it’s a drug, it affects the body’s […]