End of the year round-up: Get the best sleep ever

sleepIf you didn’t sleep well in 2017, then you will definitely want to catch-up on the following articles regarding sleep. Did you know sleep loss and tiredness is at an all-time high? It’s true. Look around – if you ask anyone how they slept last night, they would probably reply with poorly, and that is why they feel so tired today.

Who knows, maybe you’re one of those people who doesn’t get a good night’s sleep and always feels tired. If this is the case, then the following articles that outline the top news stories, breakthroughs, prevention tips, and natural remedies to get a good night’s sleep will be something you want to read for sure.


If you want to start 2018 off right and start enjoying your sleep, keep reading!

Top sleep articles of 2017

yoga-and-bloating-and-gassYoga and sleeping positions to relieve gas and bloating

From time to time, we all pass gas. Flatulence is a completely normal part of the digestive process. When we digest food, it is reduced to its molecular form—this also results in the release of hydrogen, methane, and carbon dioxide gas that needs to be expelled from the body somehow. Luckily for us, our digestive tract is situated in a way that gas can be released, voluntarily or not. This helps relieve bloating, discomfort, and pain associated with gas build up.

However, sometimes we need a bit of help to get the gasses moving, as holding it in can be particularly uncomfortable. The use of stretching exercises like yoga can help promote intestinal mobility, helping ease flatulence release. Positions to relieve gas help keep you regular and avoid that bloated feeling. Continue reading

headache-while-sleepingHeadache while sleeping: How to get rid of nighttime headaches

Experiencing a headache while sleeping can be frustrating, as the pain may prevent you from getting adequate rest and negatively impact the upcoming day. The most common type of headaches that occur at night or during sleep are cluster headaches and migraines, as well as hypnic (or “alarm clock”) headaches that awaken the sufferer at approximately the same time every night.

The following article will explore the connection between sleep and headaches as well as what can cause headaches to occur during sleep, how to ease them, and finally, how you can get a better night’s sleep. Continue reading

sleeping-on-the-floorHow sleeping on the floor can be healthy

It may sound strange, but sleeping on the floor may actually improve your health and alleviate back pain. The hard surface of the floor can provide your spine with a level of support it can’t get from a soft mattress, but to reap the benefits, it must be done right.


Continue reading to learn about the potential health benefits that come with sleeping on the floor as well as how to do it properly, and tips for adjusting your sleep posture to relieve lower back pain. Continue reading

sleep-paralysis-preventionHow to prevent sleep paralysis

Sleep paralysis refers to the sensation of being unable to move at the onset of sleep or when waking despite being mentally awake. This condition can be frightening and disorienting and may be accompanied by hallucinations, the feeling of suffocation, a lowered heart rate, and feeling as though you are being dragged around.

Continue reading to learn what causes sleep paralysis, whether sleep paralysis is dangerous or not, who is most often affected by sleep paralysis, and how to prevent it from occurring. Continue reading