Boosting Immunity Through a Good Night’s Sleep: Proper Rest in the Age of COVID 19

Boosting Immunity through Sleep

In this article, we’re going to take a look at the importance of getting a good night’s rest to boost immunity, specifically in an attempt to avoid contracting this widespread virus. Now, you may be asking yourself, “What does sleep have to do with boosting the immune system against this pandemic?” – and on the surface, it’s a good question.

Celebrities with Sleep Disorders

Celebrity Sleep Issues

Insomnia is a consistent problem with falling asleep and staying asleep.  It is the most common sleep disorder in as many as 70 million Americans at some point in their lives.  It has been reported that 10 – 15% of the population suffers from chronic insomnia and that women are 3 times more likely to suffer bouts of insomnia than men.

The Effect Menopause Can Have On Your Sleep

Menopause and Sleep Disorders

Menopause is a time of major hormonal, physical and psychological change for women although menopausal symptoms vary from woman to woman. During the perimenopause or transition phase, a woman's ovaries gradually (over several years) decrease production of estrogen and progesterone. If a woman has her ovaries surgically removed, periods end abruptly and menopausal symptoms become more severe.

Back-2-School Tips for Parents, Children and Teens

Staying healthy for better sleep

A new school year kicks off in less than two weeks! Where did this hot Kansas summer go? We all know what this means…our kids’ lazy, relaxed days of summer are about to be replaced with packed schedules full of class time, homework, and after school activities.

More than likely your children have been staying up late and sleeping in through much of their summer-break, and getting them back into a healthy sleep routine may be challenging to say the least.

The Connection Between Sleep Disorders and Depression

Depression caused by sleep issues

One of the more common and pronounced symptoms of people suffering from depression is erratic sleeping patterns. In its simplest terms, people manifesting this symptom either sleep too little or sleep too much. Irregular sleeping patterns can directly affect our mood and disposition, exacerbating any signs of depression.