When Healing & Treatment Lead to Addiction: Getting Help that Works

Modern medicine provides millions of patients with daily relief from debilitating pain and injuries. In fact, billions of dollars in research continue to provide doctors with a myriad of different drugs they can tailor to specific needs of a wide range of patients. The great majority of these drugs are only available by prescription, a […]

This Helps With Anxiety Better Than Dangerous Drugs

This Helps With Anxiety Better Than Dangerous Drugs

Generalized anxiety, stress, panic attacks, and depression affect many people worldwide. Women are disproportionately prone to suffer from anxiety for a variety of reasons ranging from hormones to heredity, from societal pressures to work and family responsibilities. One in thirteen people suffers from anxiety today. Women are twice as likely as men to be affected. […]

10 Powerful Herbs for Hormonal Imbalances

10 Powerful Herbs for Hormonal Imbalances [nextpage title=”…”] Most men and women over the age of 35 suffer from hormonal imbalances. Stress, a sedentary lifestyle, and bad dietary habits have all contributed to this epidemic. Hormonal imbalances put undue pressure on the human body, and it can lead to serious diseases such as cancer and […]

The Link Between Substance Addiction And Sleep Disorders

The Link Between Substance Addiction And Sleep Disorders When it comes to drug and alcohol addiction, not much is said about how drug and alcohol use can negatively impact a person’s sleep cycle. Study after study has indicated the importance of sleep, and how there is a definite link between adequate sleep and our overall […]

The Drink That Increases Sleep Time

The Drink That Increases Sleep Time Good sleep is important, so it sucks when you try to fall asleep and can’t because of insomnia. To struggle to sleep and watch your partner sleeping peacefully is frustrating, besides making you tired the next day for work or school. A special drink can help you fall asleep […]

10 Sleep Mistakes We’re Still Making

10 Sleep Mistakes We’re Still Making Throughout history, people have made countless mistakes when it comes to sleeping. Proper sleeping patterns will follow someone throughout their life and it is up to them whether or not that late night talk show is worth it. Not Getting Enough Sleep: The biggest mistake that most people make […]

6 Things You Should Never Do In The Shower

6 Things You Should Never Do In The Shower A recent study conducted by the University of California found that it’s actually healthier to avoid daily showers because they destroy microscopic bugs on the body essential to fighting bacteria. Whether you are an avid shower taker or more of a, let’s say, hobbyist, there are […]

Not Sleeping 8 Hours a Night? Good!

Not Sleeping 8 Hours a Night? Good! We all know we’re supposed to get a good night’s sleep, but many of us struggle to fall asleep, let alone stay asleep. It seems every week there’s a new article or product available to help us sleep better for longer. We keep electronics in another room, exercise […]

16 Important Facts That You Should Know About Sleep

16 Important Facts That You Should Know About Sleep Sleep has always been a subject of great mystery and fascination. Everyone in the world does it, but everyone does it differently. For some, it’s the easiest thing in the world while for others, it causes nothing but problems. Either way, it’s a universal thing but […]

Sleep Disorders, Exercise and Obesity, The Path to Sweet Dreams

Sleep Disorders, Exercise and Obesity: The Path to Sweet Dreams By PositiveMed-team Costa Rica office Edited By: Stephanie Dawson Introduction and prevalence of sleep disorders Sleep disorders are very common. The International Classification of Sleep Disorders identifies at least 80 different sleep disorders (SD) into eight categories including insomnia, sleep disorder breathing, and sleep-movement disorders […]

7 Ways to Improve Your Sleep

7 Ways to Improve Your Sleep Edited By: Stephanie Dawson • Make your bedroom a haven As much as possible keep everyday chaos away from your bedroom. Keeping the lighting warm and intimate while using comfortable bed sheets is essential to make your bedroom appropriate for sleeping. • Proper dressing When you are going to […]

Restless Legs

As many as 12 million Americans are affected by Restless Legs Syndrome, or RLS. RLS is an itching, burning, aching, or tingling sensation accompanied by an uncontrollable urge to move the legs. This can affect quality of sleep, and add to anxiety and depression for millions of people. RLS can come by itself, or as […]

Sleeping Facts You Need to Know [infographic video]

sleeping facts

While we need to sleep 7-9 hours per day, almost 40% of us sleep less than the minimum amount. As an example parents of a newborn child sleep 450-700 hours in their first year of parenting. Watch this amazing video to learn more about sleep: REM sleep occurs in bursts totalling about 2 hours a […]