• Positives of Power Napping

    With many of us struggling to keep our eyes open during the day it has brought on a culture on the ‘power nap’.... Read More
  • Snoring, Should You Be Concerned?

    Snoring is often one of the first indicators of a sleep disorder and should be taken quite seriously,especially if persistent... Read More
  • South Africans aren’t getting enough sleep

    Did you know that South Africans sleep fewer hours than any other nation in the world? Here are five tips to help you get... Read More
  • What are your hiccups telling you?

    Most of the time hiccups are harmless but, if they last more than 48 hours, they may be a sign of serious health problems … Read More
  • How much sleep do we really need?

    If you struggle to sleep, read on to find out how much sleep you need and what you can do to get a better night’s sleep … Read More
  • High rates of sleep apnea in women

    New research from Umeå and Uppsala universities has found high rates of sleep apnea in women, despite the condition usually... Read More
  • 5 Foods That Sabotage Your Sleep

    Slap your hand away when it reaches to make a ham sandwich as an evening snack... Read More
  • Can you get too much sleep?

    Sleeping more than nine hours a night, and sitting too much during the day, could be a hazardous combination, particularly... Read More
  • 8 Facts You Should Know About Sleep Deprivation

    Not sleeping enough and not sleeping well is not OK. As a matter of fact, there is quite a price to pay. It may surprise you.... Read More
  • 10 Commandments of Healthy Sleep

    Commandment #1: Fix regular times for going to bed and for getting up. Read More
  • Still tired with CPAP treatment?

    If you're still tired after using the CPAP machine, then you most certainly have CPAP resistant syndrome or True Residual... Read More
  • How sleep apnea can wreck your sex life

    It was a normal follow-up to see how Kurt was adjusting to his CPAP, the continuous positive airway pressure machine... Read More
  • Do Sleeping Pills work?

    There is something else disrupting your sleep that these drugs do not address. These drugs can’t stop you from waking up.... Read More
  • Circadian rhythm disorders

    It occurs when the body’s natural sleep-wake cycle is disrupted, and when you are not able to fall asleep at the appropriate.... Read More
  • Chronic Nightmares

    Most of these patients do not accept that their nightmares represent a sleep disorder. Read More
  • A Doctor's Top 5 Foods For Better Sleep (Including Almond Butter!)

    Does what we eat really affect our sleep? Short answer: yes. Just as a triple-shot Frappuccino at 9 p.m. would be destructive... Read More
  • Natural Remedies for Better Sleep: A Nutritionist Explains

    Lack of sleep increases inflammation and that, in turn, determines whether you are at risk for heart disease, diabetes, being... Read More
  • How bad quality sleep affects you

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  • Are you a sugar addict?

    Whether we like to hear it or not, sugar addiction is very much a reality in South Africa and it’s time... Read More
Sharon Izak Elaine Chat staff