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New Mothers – 6 Tips For Getting More Sleep

Parenthood is a challenge, with a lot of things to learn during those first few month. For new mothers, this adjustment can be tough. We’re always told that sleep for new mothers is hard to come by, but is there a way they can get more? A few handy tips can help you get those

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Should I Go To My GP For Help With Sleeping?

  Sleep is important. A lack of sleep can affect our health in a number of ways, including our productivity, our memory, our heart health, mental health and more. A recent study has even shown that abnormal sleeping patterns such as sleeping too much or sleeping too little could lead to obesity. Not getting enough

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The surprising health benefits of sleep

  We all know that sleep is important, but many of us fail to get our recommended dose of sleep a night. Between work, social lives and family, it can be difficult to fit everything into our days – and sleep is often what suffers. As well as keeping our energy levels up, sleep has

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Smartphones And Other Devices Need ‘Sleep Mode’ To Help Us Sleep Better

New research from Frontiers in Public Health has examined the effects of light-emitting devices such as mobile phones, tablets and e-readers, on our sleep patterns, and what should be done to reduce this effect in future. This research is especially significant for children, who are becoming some of the most frequent users of such devices. How

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Richmond To Benefit From Innovative Service To Tackle Common Sleep Disorder

A new service to help people who suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) opened at the weekend. The new service, which opened at Hampton Hill Medical Centre, will help with the diagnosis and management of the condition, which currently affects approximately 1.5 million adults in the UK.   What is OSA? OSA is a condition

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