Memory Retention and Sleep

Memory Retention and Sleep

Among the many other functions of sleep, memory formation and retention is perhaps the most important. The brain processes memories in two ways: through helping learn and focus and through helping with memory retention and recall. 1 The brain must go through a process...
Are Sleeping Pills Safe?

Are Sleeping Pills Safe?

Sleeping pills have possible negative effects on your body and your sleep. Those with insomnia or experiencing jet lag may find the use of sleeping pills an effective way to combat symptoms. Similar to alcohol, sleeping pills seem to aid in falling asleep and having a...
Natural Sleep Remedies

Natural Sleep Remedies

Natural Sleep Remedies Natural remedies to help induce sleep have been used for thousands of years all over the world. Natural sleep remedies tend to be used in teas, supplements,  as well as forms of aromatherapy, and have been proven to help relax the mind and body....
Top Ten Tips for Better Sleep

Top Ten Tips for Better Sleep

1. Establish a Bedtime Routine and Sleep-Wake Schedule Establishing a bedtime routine will assist in making your body and mind aware that it is time to go to sleep. This can be established through taking a hot bath followed by a bedtime snack, listening to soothing...