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    How much sleep do you really need?

    how much sleep do you really need

    How much sleep do you really need to function at your optimal level? Life is so very demanding these days with a lot of us having to get up earlier and getting to bed later even losing out on a little sleep can have real impact on our health both physical and mental. Long term sleep loss can really wreak havoc on our ability to function. That’s why it’s important to get enough sleep, but the question remains how much sleep do you really need?

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    Why do I wake up with a headache every morning?

    wake up with a headache every morning

    Do you wake up with a headache every morning? Headaches upon waking are common with 1 in 13 people experiencing it. Unfortunately I was one of those people who would wake up with a headache every morning. After a little research I realised it was caused by a number of factors from having a poor night’s sleep, stress and at times I was dehydrated.

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    How to use a bed wedge pillow for sleeping

    bed wedge pillow

    A bed wedge or a bed wedge pillow is a great invention! There are so many uses for the bed wedge pillow from helping you to relieve indigestion, heartburn or indeed helping raise you up to prevent snoring. I use it for the snoring part! My husband has had to put up with me snoring for so long that I opted for purchase a bed wedge to raise my head up so I wouldn’t snore. It really has helped as I haven’t heard him complain since I started to use it!

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    Top Tips for sleeping well in the third trimester of pregnancy

    pregnancy pillow

    Doctors always tell you to rest well before baby comes but what if you are struggling to get enough sleep in the third trimester of your pregnancy? When pregnant I had no problem sleeping until the third trimester when I became very uncomfortable. It’s certainly a challenge to get comfortable when baby is ready to come out in to the world.

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    What is sleep hygiene?

    sleep hygiene

    What is sleep hygiene I hear you ask? Put in it’s simplest terms, sleep hygiene is the behaviors and our bedtime routines that we put in place.  These are the habits we have developed when getting ready for and going to bed.

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