Are Afternoon Naps Good for You?

Tina Ureten

Napping offers various benefits for healthy adults, including: Improved mood, relaxation, increased alertness, better memory, etc. Napping can also help you manage stress and reduce fatigue. But taking naps at the wrong time of day or for too long can sometimes backfire. Learn how to make the most out of your naps.

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Win a BB Weighted Blanket (valued at $249)

Donna Costa

BB Holistics is giving away an amazing Weighted Blanket with Far Infrared (valued at $249). Enter your name for a chance to win!

Weighted health blankets are known to help improve sleep quality, ease restlessness, and improve concentration. BB Holistics is giving away an amazing prize that can be used by anyone in your family.  

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Melatonin Disruption and Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields

Tina Ureten

Exposure to electromagnetic field disrupts our melatonin production. The increasing use of electronic and electric devices such as televisions, computers, mobile devices, cell phones, and 5G towers significantly elevated our bodies' exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMG-EMFs). Exposure to EMFs disturbs brain functions, hormones, fertility, and enzyme activity, depending on the exposure's frequency and duration.

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Link Between Sleep Deprivation, Body Weight and Obesity

Tina Ureten
Getting sufficient sleep should be part of any weight management effort. Sleep deprivation and insomnia change hormonal balance, increase appetite, impair glucose metabolism and energy consumption, leading to weight problems. Sleep problems and insomnia increase the risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, depression and heart disease. 

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Fibromyalgia: 10 Ways BB Weighted Blankets can Help

Tina Ureten

Treating fibromyalgia, or relieving the symptoms associated with it, is quite complicated. Treatments include prescription drugs, healthy diet, vitamins, essential oils, and lifestyle changes.

The alternative, non-drug treatments are being preferred by some due to the side effects of the chemical drugs. The thermal effect from Far Infrared Ray (FIR) has been shown to be very useful according to many studies.

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Ways to Manage Fibromyalgia Pain

Donna Costa

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a condition that causes musculoskeletal discomfort, weakness, and localized tenderness. This chronic illness affects 3 to 6 percent of the world’s population. There is no cure-all pill for Fibromyalgia. But there are many ways to relieve symptoms and improve your quality of life. 

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10 Most Harmful Chemicals We Are Exposed to in Our Homes

Tina Ureten
Our everyday lives are exposed to many man-made chemicals in different forms, from household cleaners to food packages, cosmetics to personal care products. These chemicals are even present in our food and water. All these chemicals are available throughout our homes and can harm our health and can potentially interfere with our children’s physical and mental development.

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Melatonin - The Magical Sleep Hormone

Tina Ureten
Melatonin is known as a sleep hormone and it controls our circadian rhythms. Its production is increased by darkness and suppressed by light. It reaches its highest level in the night and drops down to almost zero during the day. It regulates our biological clock and plays critical role for our health. Various factors play role in the production of the melatonin, the most important factor is body’s exposure to the light.

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Why Sleep is very Important for the Fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection

Tina Ureten
Sleep is the most important factor for body’s fight against any infection. Sleep actually helps our bodies to create the immune cells we need to fight against virus or bacteria. Adequate sleep is necessary for proper response from our immune systems. It also accelerates healing after we get infected. 

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Sleep Loss due to Binge-Watching

Tina Ureten
Binge-watching is defined as watching multiple episodes of the same series in one sitting. Eighty-eight percent (88%) of US adults admit to suffering sleep loss as a result. The increasingly prevalent binge-viewing habit has many harmful effect on our health and it is strongly associated with sleep problems and insomnia.

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