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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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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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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10 Ways to Sleep Better if you have Insomnia

Tina Ureten
Tired of tossing and turning at night? Tired of counting sheep in order to fall asleep?  Consider changes in your sleeping environment, diet, nutrition, and sleep habits. These simple tips will help you sleep better and be more energetic and productive during the day. 

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Sleep Problems in Teenagers

Donna Costa

The recent studies help scientists to better understand the importance of sleep during childhood and adolescence years.  The deprivation of sleep in modern society is having a catastrophic impact on health, wellness, even the safety and education of teens and children.

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Menopause and Insomnia

Tina Ureten

Menopause takes place over a period of many years. The hormonal changes commonly cause a wide range of sleep disorders. Sleep deprivation, insomnia, sleep disordered breathing (SDB), restless legs syndrome (RLS), mood and anxiety disorders are just some of the challenges women undergo.

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    Understanding the 5 Stages of Sleep and Sleep Cycles

    Tina Ureten
    To start sleep process, pineal gland in the brain pumps melatonin. Then brain shuts itself to outside stimulus and turns inward. When we are falling sleep, short and strong contractions of the body parts start. Brain cells begin processing and registering daily information. Our immune system gets boosted during the good night sleep.

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    Sleep Deprivation: Causes and Effects

    Tina Ureten
    Sleep is fundamental human need. Deprivation of sleep has very serious biological consequences for our health. Sleep deprivation affects cognitive functioning, decision-making, and reaction times. Many factors contribute to this issue, including lifestyle, habits, stress, technological dependencies, work demands, etc.

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