Over the last year, sleep became a bit of a national obsession, with the trend showing no signs of slowing down in 2019. Time and time again, experts emphasize the importance of routinely getting a good night’s rest, and considering that one third of Americans aren’t getting enough regular sleep, according to a 2016 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the trend doesn’t exactly come as a surprise. But for many people, the quest for a good night’s sleep involves some kind of sleep aid, whether that’s good sleep hygiene, exercise, melatonin, or cannabidiol — aka, CBD. If you’re interested in potentially trying out a new sleep aid, it’s worth understanding how melatonin and CBD differ when it comes to helping you sleep.Read more
Michael J. Fox Foundation has awarded a $350,000 grant to a study that seeks to learn whether acupuncture can help patients sleep better and reduce their symptoms. The research is being led by Dr. Benzi Kluger, assistant professor of neurology and psychiatry at the University of Colorado Hospital.
Read more about the Acupuncture study www.michaeljfox.org
Top Five Essential Oils for simple enjoyment and personal care.
The sweet aroma, relaxant and anti-microbial properties make it the most versatile of the essential oils.
A calming oil which treats insomnia and headaches, lavender is also renowned for its ability to hasten the healing of wounds. Continue reading