Tag: REM

Use Calcium and Magnesium to Relieve Insomnia

Use Calcium and Magnesium to Relieve Insomnia

Insomnia is a common condition, with approximately 6 in 10 Americans reportedly suffering from trouble sleeping a few nights per week. The definition of insomnia is “an inability to fall asleep or remain asleep long enough to feel rested, especially when the problem continues over time.” In many cases the condition is severe enough that [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Sexual Bits and Pieces

Sexual Bits and Pieces

Sex and reproduction in some areas of the world is open and clean, in other areas it is considered a dirty past time and should not be discussed openly. Yet for all that, some of us must be doing it right, just look at how the human race is multiplying! A few interesting facts to [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Sleep –  how to hack your brain?

Sleep – how to hack your brain?

Sleep is such a major part of our lives that itÂ’s not thought about very often except perhaps when we are very tired and desperately wanting to nod off. But what we actually understand about sleep is really quite limited. We know that we all need some sleep, but that amount varies by individual and [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Sleep Disorders

Sleep Disorders

Poor sleep is one of the most common presenting symptoms heard by modern doctors. Many sleep disturbances are caused by ineffective sleep hygiene, which refers to the sum total of the waking behaviors that affect the quality and quantity of our sleep. The first step for the physician in the assessment and treatment of a [...]

September 27, 2011 More
Perimenopause

Perimenopause

The term perimenopause is defined as that time about or around menopause. Internationally, the Council of Affiliated Menopause Societies has used the term climacteric to describe the phase during the aging of women marking the transition from the reproductive phase to the nonreproductive state. Generally, it is recommended that perimenopause and climacteric be used synonymously [...]

September 21, 2011 More
Dysthymia

Dysthymia

Dysthymic disorder is a chronic mood disorder characterized by depressed mood (extreme irritability in children and teenagers) almost every day for most of the day for at least 2 years in adults and 1 year for children and teenagers. Most individuals with these disorders complain that they have been depressed for as long as they [...]

September 1, 2011 More