why do i keep falling asleep when i sit down?
Health

What Are the Early Warning Signs of Narcolepsy?

Narcolepsy is a surprisingly common condition that’s frequently misunderstood. If you experience excess sleepiness during the day—whether or not you get enough sleep at night—you’re no doubt wondering ‘Do I have narcolepsy?’ But it’s about far more than just feeling sleepy. Narcolepsy doesn’t just involve excessive feelings of sleepiness. It’s a wide-ranging condition with many different symptoms. It also has a variety of consequences. That’s why it’s all the more important that you can get […]

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Relationships

What to Do If You Can’t Sleep After a Fight with Your Partner

Late-night fights with your partner are sometimes inevitable. In today’s fast-paced world, most of us are fatigued, sleep-deprived and irritable at the end of each weekday. Therefore, the tiniest comment can turn into a full-scale argument. Avoiding going to sleep angry or sleeping on an argument is easier said than done. A study published in the Journal Nature Communications found that when you sleep apart after a fight, your brain stores away negative experiences so […]

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Health

12 Medical Problems Caused by Teeth Grinding and Clenching (Bruxism)

Bruxism – derived from the Latin word brychein – means “gnashing of teeth.”  This diagnosis may be given to anyone who grinds their teeth compulsively or clenches their jaw repetitively. Although many people believe it to be a rare condition, bruxism affects around 10% of the population.  Teeth grinding can occur during the day or night, though approximately 80% of cases occur during sleep. Indeed, nocturnal bruxism is classed as a movement sleep disorder by […]

Why do bloody noses happen at night?
Health

How to Prevent Nosebleeds While Sleeping at Night

Nosebleeds (epistaxis) are quite common and usually harmless, they’re still not pleasant. For some people, they don’t always happen during the day. People prone to nosebleeds can often find that they occur at night, while asleep. Waking up with dried blood in the nose every morning is an indicator that this might be the case for you. Nosebleeds at night can be difficult to manage. Firstly, you may find that they wake you from your […]

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Health

How to Stop Choking on Acid Reflux While Sleeping

Having acid reflux can be distressing – especially if you don’t know what’s causing it. Some people are more prone to this condition than others, but it affects us all at some point. Experiencing acid reflux during the day is bad enough, but at night it’s even worse. The feeling of choking on acid while you’re trying to sleep is horrible. It can make it difficult to fall asleep, and you’re more likely to wake […]

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Relationships

Can’t Sleep in Week before Wedding? 10 Tips for Pre-Wedding Insomnia!

Young or old, male or female: getting married is one of the most stressful things you’ll ever do. Whether you’re having a small, intimate ceremony or a huge shebang, all weddings are nerve-wracking. There are so many things to plan, and so many things that could potentially go wrong. It’s no wonder so many people struggle to sleep in the lead up to their wedding. Functioning on very little sleep is hard enough in our […]