Tag Archives: sleep

Improving Sleep May Relieve Depressive Symptoms in Menopausal Women

Peri- and post-menopausal women frequently complain of insomnia or poor sleep quality. Sleep disturbance is often attributed to nocturnal hot flashes; however, a study from researchers at Wayne State University School of Medicine suggests that a sizeable proportion of menopausal women may have a primary sleep disorder.  Clinically we see that sleep disruption, especially when… Read More »

One habit that’s stoping you sleep

There’s nothing worse than that feeling of tossing and turning all night. Recent statistics show that an estimated 1.5 million Australians aged 20 years and over struggle to get off at night — leading the big question. Why? There’s actually a weird reason you might not be getting the kip you need — and thankfully,… Read More »

World Cup star Jonny Wilkinson tells how aromatherapy solved his sleep problems

For years, Jonny Wilkinson and sleep made uncomfortable ­bedfellows. The intense focus and obsessive drive which made him such a superstar on the rugby field also left him thinking that rest was “wasted” time and a sign of weakness. During the most challenging period of his life, unless he used sleeping tablets the World Cup… Read More »