5-HTP for insomnia

There has been an increasing interest in the natural supplement 5-Hydroxytryptophan, more commonly known as 5-HTP. 5-HTP is actually a by-product of the amino acid L-tryptophan, which is well-known for causing a feeling of sleepiness or drowsiness. 5-HTP can now be derived from a plant native to Africa called the Griffonia simplicifolia. 5-HTP has become Read More…

What Is Insomnia?

Insomnia is a sleep disorder that affects millions of people around the world. Most of us in our lives will suffer from insomnia to some degree, yet few people seek professional help. Insomnia is a complex and wide ranging condition that is yet to be fully understood by science or the medical profession. Short term Read More…

All About Sleep Apnea Machines

Sleep apnea CPAP devices are considered some of the most efficient in the treatment of breathing deficiencies associated with sleep: besides apnea, respiratory failure and chronic pulmonary diseases patients also benefit from the extended use of such machines. Sleep apnea is usually triggered by the failure of the superior respiratory tract part to open enough Read More…

Pros and Cons of Different Mattresses

In order to stop fighting your mattress for sleep, find the mattress that’s right for you based on your sleeping position, health concerns and overall comfort. If you are like me then you fall asleep instantly, on your stomach, with one hand under your pillow, and one leg straight. You toss and turn, steal the Read More…

What is brainwave entrainment?

What is brainwave entertainment? Brainwave entertainment, or otherwise known as brainwave synchronization, causes the frequencies of your brain to synchronize with a beat. It uses specialized software (typically an aural stimulus) to stimulate the brain in order to achieve something called hemispheric synchronization. Hemispheric synchronization This sounds a bit complicated, but it really isn’t. It Read More…

What are the early signs of pregnancy?

If your partner’s smelly socks are getting right up your nose all of a sudden, you have gone off your favorite coffee, or you are falling asleep in the middle of your favorite television show, then you might just be pregnant even if you have not yet missed a period. There are plenty of early Read More…