Counting Sheep – Getting to Sleep

Counting Sheep – Getting to Sleep

Countering Insomnia “I can’t sleep …” Insomnia – that’s what counting sheep is for. Insomnia is sleeplessness, not being able to fall asleep. According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, between 30% and 35% of adults have occasional insomnia, with brief...
Sleep Issues

Sleep Issues

Participate in our survey. Just as sure as night and day, sleep is a part of life – not just a part, but an integral part. It’s the way we are made. Machines can be made to run day-and-night weeks at a time, but not the human body. A few decades ago, a lot was written...
A Time to Sleep – Part 2

A Time to Sleep – Part 2

How much sleep is too much? Part 1 of A Time to Sleep addressed the question, “How much sleep is enough?” After all the talk of the need of sleep and urging us to get enough sleep, some of us may be tempted to say, “Well, you can’t get too much sleep.” So it is only...
A Time to Sleep – Part 1

A Time to Sleep – Part 1

How much sleep is enough? A Time to Sleep and a Time to Wake The third chapter of the ancient Book of Ecclesiastes begins with, “There is a time for everything.” It follows by listing fourteen pairs of contrasts, beginning with “a time to be born and a time to die,”...
Digestive Disorders and Sleep Disturbance

Digestive Disorders and Sleep Disturbance

The mattress is not always to blame for “That Gut Feeling” Can probiotics be part of the solution? Abstract Digestive disorders are a real threat to health. Not only do they damage the colon and the small intestine, and are a contributing factor in colon cancer, they...
Pain in the Neck

Pain in the Neck

A Real Pain We hear it from time-to-time: – “John is a pain in the neck.” – “Fixing that car is a real pain in the neck.” – “Just thinking about what I’ll face today gives me a pain in the neck.”  A pain in the neck is a rather common term in our...