Archive for the ‘Sleep’ Category

Yoga Reduces the Fight-or-Flight Response

Stressed? Yoga has been found to activate the parasympathetic nervous system, a branch of the autonomic nervous system that helps our body cope with stress.

Maximize Sleep to Burn More Fat

Sleep is our opportunity for optimal fat burning. Use nutrition to improve your sleep and optimize fat burning!

Staying Healthy in the Midst of Life’s Storms

Our hearts go out to those affected by the recent natural disasters across the globe. Here are some tips to help reduce the toll on health and to run the race of life’s ups and downs.

Preventing Alzheimer’s: Sleep, Nutrition, and Amyloid Beta Clearance

Alzheimer’s disease is characterized by the accumulation of amyloid beta protein in the brain. Use nutrition to enhance sleep and prevent accumulation of memory-compromising amyloid beta proteins.

Stress and Adrenals: Restoring the HPA Axis

There is no private island one can jet off to and avoid stress forever. Use nutrition to nourish the stress response pathway and help your body recover.

Sleep Tips: Get Back in Rhythm

Are you getting the recommended 7-9 hours of sleep each night? If not, use these tips to help you get to sleep easier and get your body back in rhythm.

Hypothyroidism and Sleep Problems Overlap

Unless you address underlying inflammation in the nervous system, sleep and thyroid conditions are likely to persist together. Use these tips to sleep soundly and wake up more refreshed.