Sleep Quiz – True or False?

Sleep Quiz – True or False?

      Test yourself on these common sayings about sleep.  1.  Sleep is time for the body in general and the brain specifically to shut down for rest. True or False? Mostly False.  Sleep is an active process involving specific cues for its regulation....
Why can’t I sleep?

Why can’t I sleep?

If you don’t get enough sleep, these can happen: You won’t remember or think as well You may become gloomy and depressed Your ability to fight off infection may decrease You’ll get very tired You won’t have the same resistance to pain So what...
Sleep-deprived? How to help.

Sleep-deprived? How to help.

Do you wake up in the middle of the night and can’t get back to sleep? Read Ted’s story: Ted was exhausted. He seemed to wake every night after only 3 or 4 hours sleep. He knew it wasn’t enough. He woke up tired. He went to work tired. He came home...
How to Improve Your Brain

How to Improve Your Brain

Everyone wants a sharp memory. And an alert brain. Trouble is, most want it to happen without actually having to do anything! And they want it NOW. Well, there are some quick fixes you can do today. (And hints about ways of doing things for longer term improvement)....
What do you know about Stress?

What do you know about Stress?

We all know that too much stress isn’t good for us – but what do you really know about stress and how it is affecting YOU? Quickly answer these stress questions: You always know it when you’re stressed out. True/ False Answer Correct Answer : False...
How can I prevent memory loss?

How can I prevent memory loss?

It is NEVER too late to take steps to prevent memory loss. A good place to start is this report from Harvard. All commonsense, really – but it always helps to check them off now and again. Seven preventive steps Research shows that the following strategies may...