Sleep is a universal requirement among human beings. It is required for repairing damaged tissues and regaining a sense of balance. The quantity of sleep you get and the quality of your sleep have a direct effect on your mental and physical health. Melatonin is the neurochemical responsible for regulating your sleep-wake cycle. In addition
Melatonin has been widely used to ease insomnia. It also protects the cells in our body from harmful free radicals, boosts our immune system, prevents the development of certain cancers, and helps extend life longevity. Melatonin is a hormone secreted by the pineal gland in the brain, which helps in regulating other hormones and maintains
Have you ever felt like your moods are controlling you? There may be some truth to that. Chemicals produced in your brain, serotonin and dopamine, actually control your mood. What does serotonin do? In adequate amounts, serotonin makes you feel calm, happy, relaxed and satisfied. Dopamine is responsible for feelings of elation and gives you the ability to focus.
I was asked a question recently about headaches, and when to be worried that the headache is a warming sign of something more serious. I have to say that headaches are the most common medical complaint.
This week, we are talking about stress. In the last 2 posts, I outlined symptoms to help you identify stress and then I offered some general strategies on how to deal with that stress. This time, I’d like to get even more specific. What can you do at work and at home to give yourself
Last night I went to dinner with a friend and his wife. I was very excited to see him; he was an old friend and he had been away for a year. He is a certified lung specialist decided who decided to go further in his training by studying patients with sleep disorders. The conversation