Category Archives: Sleep

Sleep Management Promotes Weight Loss

Diet, exercise, stress, genetics, and hormones are all understood to greatly impact weight. There is growing evidence that sleep is also a big player in determining weight gain risk.  I emphasize greatly the requirement of enough sleep (generally 8-9 hours nightly) to gain the energy the body needs to help stay slim.  I also emphasize…

Better Alternatives To Sleeping Pills

In a recent study, researchers are claiming a connection between sleeping pill use and risk of cancer and/or early death.  There is other research also claiming a connection between sleeping pill use and other diseases such as depression, ulcers, GERD and sleep apnea.  After reviewing this information I would have to conclude that the jury…