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COVID Stress: One Type of Food Brings Relief

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Gut Health, Sleep Health by INH Research0 Comments

It’s not getting any easier.

More than a year into the pandemic, Americans say they are more stressed out than at any time since the coronavirus crisis began.[1]

A recent nationwide poll found that 84% of those surveyed reported at least one episode of prolonged stress in the previous two weeks.

Many people are turning to pharmaceutical medications for relief.

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Sleep Your Way Thinner… Really

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Sleep Health, Weight Loss by INH Research0 Comments

It sounds too good to be true: Sleep more and you will lose weight.

But researchers have found that getting more than seven hours of sleep is linked to weight loss.[1]

The correlation between sleep and a thinner body is not as strange as it sounds. One-third of American adults are considered sleep-deprived, getting six hours or less of sleep each night.

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Researchers Discover Easy Insomnia Cure 

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Scientists have discovered an easy trick that can help you get a good night’s sleep—without drugs or the troubling side effects they cause.

Up to half of Americans suffer from some form of insomnia. And millions of them turn to sleeping pills. But studies have shown these medications can cause dangerous sleepwalking, morning-after confusion, daytime drowsiness, and even suicide.[1]

Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology in Holland wanted to test their theory that a natural solution—breathing more oxygen and less carbon dioxide (CO2)—would lead to better sleep.

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One Fruit Juice Improves Sleep

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Researchers have found a simple and natural way to end insomnia.

It can add almost 1 ½ hours to your sleep time—without the health risks of sleeping pills.

Professor Jack Losso is with the School of Nutrition and Food Sciences at Louisiana State University Agricultural Center. He led the study.

“Insomnia is quite common among older adults and it can lead to a range of health issues if left untreated,” said Professor Losso.

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Stop COVID-somnia with the Astronaut Sleep Solution

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Coronavirus has not only caused the COVID-19 pandemic, it has spawned an epidemic of sleeplessness.

“Almost every single patient I’m speaking with has insomnia,” said Dr. Alon Y. Avidan. He is a UCLA neurology professor who specializes in sleep problems. “With COVID-19 we have an epidemic of insomnia. We call it COVID-somnia.”[1]

It’s not only the stress of coronavirus that is keeping people awake.

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3 Natural Alternatives to Sleeping Pills

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Featured Article, Sleep Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Even in the best of times, many of us have a hard time sleeping. A 2016 study published in the Journal of Family Medicine found that a third of adults suffer from chronic insomnia.[1]

But these days, the number may be far higher. The pandemic is taking a heavy toll on our sleep.

It’s not hard to see why. People have lost their jobs and businesses.

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