The private clinic “Clinicum Alpinum”, located in the Principality of Liechtenstein, not far from the Austrian border, is breaking new ground in the treatment of stress disorders and depression. The clinic focuses on sleep as a central treatment pillar.
The number of people with depression is increasing rapidly worldwide. According to a study by the World Health Organization (WHO), around 322 million people were affected in 2015, 4.4 percent of the world’s population. That was a good 18 percent more than ten years earlier. About 100 million patients diagnosed with depression are additionally burdened […]
Headaches and sleep disturbances often go hand in hand. Headaches don’t only occur during daytime. Such attacks are also possible at night and can interfere severely with healthy sleep. Conversely, a bad night’s sleep might also lead to headaches. Apart from stress, colds and muscular tensions, sleep disturbances are a main cause for headaches.
You think, an ergonomic working station is enough to prevent tensions and pain in the neck, shoulder and back? You are clearly mistaken. Tensions and pain often are caused by static sitting.
First off: your body is no machine. Unfortunately, many tend to forget this fact. Especially during stressful times, in times of high work load or social obligations. But, our body and mind need phases of regeneration – during the day and at night.
Already the German Physician Hufeland (1762-1836) quoted in a saying: “A human being ages during the day and rejuvenates during the night.” A true fact, since only during sleep – namely during deep sleep – our body is able to completely recover and even rejuvenate.