Weight Loss

Small Changes Can Make A Big Difference When It Comes To Weight Loss

There is so much information available about weight loss. Even if you manage to sift through the sensational information, the fad diets, the get-fit-quick recommendations, there is still so. much. information. Here are 6 small changes that can help kick-start a weight loss journey.

Weight Loss

Sleeping In Complete Darkness Aids Weight Loss

Do you like to fall asleep to the TV? With the lights on? Apparently you're not alone, lots of other people do too. Dozing off to late-night TV or sleeping with other lights on may mix up your metabolism and lead to weight gain and even obesity, newly reported U.S. research suggests. The National Institute… Continue reading Sleeping In Complete Darkness Aids Weight Loss

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Could It Be Sleep Apnea?

Do you or someone you know complain of: Excessive daytime sleepinessLoud snoringObserved episodes of stopped breathing during sleepAbrupt awakenings accompanied by gasping or chokingAwakening with a dry mouth or sore throatMorning headacheDifficulty concentrating during the dayExperiencing mood changes, such as depression or irritabilityHigh blood pressureNighttime sweatingDecreased libidoNeed to urinate frequently at night (nocturia).Memory issuesRestless sleep… Continue reading Could It Be Sleep Apnea?

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Sleeping Too Much Causes Weight Gain

In a previous post I talked about how too little sleep may be the missing piece in the puzzle for weight loss. Especially if you've tried everything else. So the opposite may sound like the answer.  Get all the sleep you can, and poof, the weight will come off. Makes some sense. At least while… Continue reading Sleeping Too Much Causes Weight Gain

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Too Much Sleep Can Be Unhealthy

I've shared how too little sleep causes a variety of medical issues. It's logical to think that lots more sleep may sound like the answer. Or better yet, if you can't sleep enough during the week, get 10-12 hours on weekends. But it's been shown that sleeping in excess of 9 hours per night can… Continue reading Too Much Sleep Can Be Unhealthy