What Causes Headaches at Night While Sleeping?

What Causes Headaches at Night While Sleeping?

Headaches and migraines can occur at any time of the day or night. Unfortunately, nocturnal headaches often feel more intrusive than daytime headaches, because we’re unable to distract ourselves from the pain when we’re lying in bed. Headaches can be triggered by lifestyle factors, health complaints, sleep disorders, or psychiatric conditions. In this article, we’ll identify the different types of headaches and their unique causes. As we’ll explore, it’s possible to alleviate the pain associated […]

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Tips and Advice

How to Sleep When You Have Noisy Roommates

Getting adequate sleep is one of the most important things we can do to keep ourselves healthy. It is beneficial for our mental state, energy levels, and physical health. It repairs our bodies, helps to form memories and prepares us for the long day ahead. When you have to deal with noisy roommates, a good night’s sleep can feel like a distant memory. The more people you live with, the harder it can be to […]

Is Sleeping with a Fan Bad for Your Health?

Is It Bad to Sleep with a Fan Blowing on You?

Many people prefer to sleep with a fan running. In the warm parts of the world, ceiling fans can be found in most houses and apartments. Those without ceiling fans often purchase a desk or floor fans to keep them cool at night. For some people, it’s hard to imagine falling asleep in the blistering heat without the relief of a fan. As for those who live in noisy areas, the calming whirr of the […]

healthy sleeping positions for digesting food
Sleep Positions

What’s the Best Sleeping Position for Digestion?

Digestive issues are a pain, especially when you’re trying to sleep. Nobody wants to deal with heartburn, acid reflux, gas or constipation while trying to go to sleep or after waking up. We all know that the quality of sleep plays a significant role in our physical and mental wellbeing. But, did you know that your actual sleep position can affect your health? If you experience digestive issues on a regular basis, try sleeping on your […]

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Why Do I Wake Up Crying for No Reason?

Waking up sad and crying can be disturbing, especially if you’re not sure why. It would be one thing if you had a particularly sad dream. That’s easy enough to understand, after all. But what if there’s no clear reason to cry? What about if you woke up feeling normal, but started crying for no real reason? It’s enough to make you worry about your health. If you just woke up and started crying, don’t […]

How to improve mental alertness
Tips and Advice

How to Function on 4 Hours of Sleep

Getting 8 hours of sleep every night for optimal functioning is common knowledge. An increasing number of studies show the benefits of sleep on our mood, productivity, weight and overall health, so there’s no doubt that getting enough sleep is critical for us to perform well. However, sometimes, 8 hours of sleep is not possible. Whether it’s a crying baby, work, or stress, there are days when we have to force our bodies to function […]