Sleep
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If breathing through the nose is difficult, it's natural to subconsciously breathe through the mouth. But mouth breathing becomes a habit for those with structural defects or nasal inflammations
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Catching flu or viral infections during seasonal changes is common. Staying warm, hydrating and avoiding cold foods are key to sleeping well during these times
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Following sleep hygiene, staying away from gadgets before bedtime and napping during the day can elevate an athlete’s performance
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Can a person make up for lost sleep? Should you be able to doze off anywhere and at anytime?
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Doctors say parasomnias can happen spontaneously, due to short episodes of fever or sleep deprivation, or even during emotional stress
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Falling asleep while driving can be avoided by getting seven to eight hours of sleep regularly and watching out for some telltale symptoms
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Shorter days and longer nights during winter can affect the release of melatonin, the sleep hormone, causing one to sleep longer this season
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Over a period, grinding teeth or bruxism can cause jaw pain, and therefore affect one's quality of sleep. Bruxism can happen due to stress
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Women with PCOS can suffer from sleep disturbances because of fluctuating hormones. Good food and exercise can reduce the symptoms of PCOS and promote sleep
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Lack of sleep might seem inevitable in the life of a new mother. Experts give tips on how to tackle sleep deprivation post delivery
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Physical activity improves the quality as well as duration of sleep. But exercising too close to bedtime is not advisable
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Nightmares are not the same as bad dreams. They are deeply unsettling dreams that awaken the dreamer to an entirely conscious state
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The post-midnight telecast of some World Cup football matches means the sleep patterns of many fans are likely to take a hit. Many football enthusiasts plan to compensate by sleeping during the day. But such a shift in the biological clock affects many bodily functions and also leads to eye strain. Watch the video for a few quick tips.
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Eating clean carbs and veggies, increasing protein intake and avoiding long periods of intermittent fasting can help, say experts
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Staying up to catch the late-night telecast of Qatar 2022 matches could disturb sleep and affect eye health, say experts
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Snoring resulting from obstructive sleep apnea affects people’s heart, brain and libido
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Working the night shift can affect the body’s circadian rhythm, leading to poor-quality sleep. Experts share tips on how to manage this predicament
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Though it is tempting to take medications for sleep-related conditions, doctors say behavioural changes and following good sleep hygiene work better
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Researchers say nuts, seeds, and eggs are found to have the highest availability of brain tryptophan, a chemical that induces good sleep among other functions
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Several coping techniques help ensure travellers don’t feel sleep deprived, fatigued and grumpy
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A short nap helps people overcome daytime fatigue and improve focus, concentration and alertness
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Enuresis or night-time bedwetting may be frustrating for parents, but it is not always a serious condition and goes away on its own in most kids, say doctors
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Go to bed and wake up at the same time daily. Skip the caffeine and nicotine. Say no to large meals at night. These could help you get a good night's sleep
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Several research papers, experts, and the sleep communities have advocated sleep hygiene and how one needs to sleep and for how many hours, an ideal number of hours of sleep is required. Despite this, several sleep disorders have troubled many in various age groups across the world.  To dwell deep into all of these aspects of sleep, this webinar will provide you an in-detail facets of sleep and its related topics.
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A disruption to the circadian rhythm can affect the heart and impact many bodily functions. Experts recommend melatonin supplements under professional guidance to fix the problem
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The brain undergoes about four sleep cycle stages when a person sleeps. These stages, among them are REM and NREM sleep, determine the quality of sleep
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A healthy lifestyle, the right food habits and meditation can help people tackle most cases of insomnia
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Sleep apnea can also lead to health complications such as diabetes, hypertension, renal dysfunction and depression
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Obstruction of the upper respiratory tract can cause frequent apneic spells. Unravelling the root cause of obstructive sleep apnea can help resolve it
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Some food can worsen the symptoms of sleep apnea because of its constituents and what they can do to the body
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Matthew Horsnell, a legislative advocate from Tennessee, US, speaks about his experience of living with narcolepsy (a sleep disorder causing excessive daytime sleepiness) and cataplexy (where extreme emotions trigger involuntary muscle weakness).
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Produced from the pineal gland, melatonin is known to promote sleep and maintain the sleep-wake cycle. Happiest Health speaks to experts to understand the sleep hormone better
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Sleep medicine doctors are assessing people with heart conditions and diabetic issues to diagnose and treat sleep disorders as a way to healthy living
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In some cases, intermittent sleeping can be tackled by implementing lifestyle changes, but in others underlying problems like poor hormonal balance may be the cause of poor sleep pattern
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While sleep changes don't always indicate a problem, ageing makes it difficult to recover from lost sleep
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Environmental, physical and psychological factors can cause sleep deprivation. Following sleep hygiene helps you sleep better
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From a deviated septum to lifestyle habits, the reasons for poor sleep in children are varied. We take a closer look
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Studies say dream therapy can help uncover deeply buried emotions within the subconscious mind that cause recurrent dreams, triggering intense feelings
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Dreams are not nonsensical random illusions of the brain but might have multiple neurological health benefits, say experts

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