Food Induced Nightmares

Food Induced Nightmares

That’s right, the food you eat before you sleep can lead to nightmares. The next time you’re thinking about a little pre-sleep snack, be sure to avoid one that’ll wake you up in the middle of the night. Below are the foods to avoid before going to bed. Sugary Snacks...
Depressed and Sleeping Less

Depressed and Sleeping Less

We’ve mentioned before the dangers of not getting the sleep you need. While depression can be a factor in sleeping less, not getting enough rest can also lead to depression (BedTimes). The good news? Just because one can cause the other, or be a symptom of it, that...
Too much REM sleep is a bad thing!

Too much REM sleep is a bad thing!

Tired? Exhausted? Sleeping normal hours but waking up feeling like you haven’t slept at all? You may be getting too much REM sleep, and your diet could be pushing you there. REM sleep is the stage where dreaming typically occurs and has faster heart rate and...
How do you use your bed?

How do you use your bed?

If you’ve had trouble sleeping at night, it may be due to the way you use your bed the rest of the day. It’s only natural to want to do activities like browsing the internet, reading a book, watching a show, or playing video games in bed. After all, the bed can often...
Ways to conquer Insomnia without medication

Ways to conquer Insomnia without medication

Have you ever lain awake, waiting for sleep to come? Many experts suggest that if you’re awake for more than 20 minutes, that you should get out of bed. An assistant professor of neurology at the University of Michigan Medicine’s Sleep Disorders Center, Shelley...