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21 Tips on How to Improve Sleep Quality

When it comes to our health, a good night’s sleep is highly important. Regular poor sleep leaves you at risk of certain medical conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes, lower life expectancy and obesity1. Also, if nothing else, it can make you incredibly irritable. For many of us, getting 7-8 hours of quality sleep a […]

Sleep and growing older

We spend about a third of our lives sleeping, and as we grow older, we start to experience changes in our sleep. We take a look at sleep and ageing, the relationship between the two and how our bodies adapt to changing sleeping patterns.

Why alcohol and sleep don’t mix: Everything you need to know

Think a nightcap can help you get a better night’s sleep? Think again. Alcohol may be known as a sedative which can help induce feelings of relaxation and sleepiness, but this doesn’t mean it will give you a good night’s sleep. Here, we explain why alcohol and sleep don’t mix.

What is insomnia: symptoms, causes & treatments

Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being. In this article we will explore what is insomnia, how to recognise the symptoms, what causes insomnia, and what treatments and advice are available.

Good self-care starts with good sleep

That constant feeling of having little or no energy can be a result of not looking after yourself. Break the habit. Self-care starts with sleep, here’s how.

10 tips to promote a healthy sleep environment

Sleep is important for our physical and mental health. Here, we explore 10 tips to create the perfect sleep environment to help quieten your mind, relax your body, and help you towards a good night’s sleep.

What is ‘healthy sleep’?

Sleep is essential for good physical and mental health, but are you getting enough ‘healthy sleep’? We explore what healthy sleep is, how you can tell if you are getting enough healthy sleep, why it is so important to your overall health, and simple habits to help you on your way to a healthier sleep.