During sleep, the body’s defense system is strengthened. But, did you know that lack of sleep has a stronger impact on our immune system than other factors like age, alcohol consumption, smoking, stress, and nutrition? A fact proven by a study from the University of California.
sleep wake rhythm
By nature, it is intended to be active during daytime and to rest during the night.
Just like healthy sleep, vacation serves for regeneration. Its goal is, to leave hectic and everyday sorrows behind and to completely relax. Afterwards, one should be able to start into working life full of energy. But, this prospect often causes discomfort for those coming home from the holidays. The post-holiday-syndrome Coming back to work after […]
Comfortable nasal breathing is a prerequisite for active breathing during sleep. This is a key step for preventing nocturnal drooling. But, if nocturnal drooling happens frequently seek medical advice from your ENT physician. Helpful tips against nocturnal drooling Treatment of colds and allergies: Is your nasal breathing inhibited by a cold or an allergy, these […]
Tension headaches belong to the most common headaches. Scientifically it is not quite clear yet how they arise. Due to the termination, one might assume that the pains occur due to tense muscles. But, they often are an attendant symptom and not the trigger. Normally, tension headaches occur on both sides. Here, the pain can […]
With increasing age, sleep disturbances are very common. About 50 % of all 65+ suffer under disturbances to fall asleep and to sleep through as well as increased daytime sleepiness. There are several factors with a negative influence on sleep. A change in the sleep-wake-rhythm, physical and mental problems but also medications may lead to […]