“This position isn’t right.” “This blanket is too hot.” “This mattress is too hard.” Sometimes sleep can feel like a monotonous children’s story. Whether we haven’t rotated our mattress in a while or haven’t found the sweet spot to fall asleep in, to wake up refreshed — there are several factors that play into why we can’t seem to get a restful night of sleep… and a few of them might surprise you. Increase Exposure
Kimberly Hayes of Public Health Alert is a guest contributor covering the topic of budget friendly self-care. If you’ve ever found yourself staring at the clock, struggling to fall asleep while tossing and turning all night, you’re in good company. The Sleep Health Foundation estimates that as many as one in three people struggle with insomnia. Unfortunately, sleep deprivation has been linked to physical and mental conditions from depression to high blood pressure and seizures. Lack of
If you’ve ever filled a prescription before, you know the process is like playing a game of 20 Questions—and that’s just to make sure your pharmacy has you in their database! But did you know… there are additional steps you could have taken that would have made your pharmacy visit a lot quicker? Next time you make a stop to fill your prescription, consider telling your pharmacist these non-health-related items for a smooth, hassle-free visit.
Exciting things happen as summer comes to a close! Football is on Thursday through Monday, school is back in session, the leaves start to change, the weather gets colder, and it’s finally fall! With the lovely fall season comes some serious issues, like the flu. Sure, spring is nice for the warmer weather but the allergies? NO, thank you! The autumn temperatures bring cooler weather and less pollen to irritate the airways but it also
Kimberly Hayes of Public Health Alert is a guest contributor covering the topic of budget friendly self-care. You want to take care of yourself, but you also want to afford your mortgage. Can you have both? If you rethink what it means to engage in “self-care,” the answer is yes! Here are a few things you can do every day without sacrificing your financial well-being. Wake Up Refreshed Sleep isn’t negotiable. Sure, you might be able to