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05 Dec 2019

Wake up without an alarm clock

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise” – Ben Franklin Do you wake up with a start when the alarm goes off and reach bleary-eyed for the snooze button? Do you dream of waking up naturally and feeling well-rested and refreshed? It is…

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14 Nov 2019

Understanding Your Sleep Cycle

It was once a common belief that when your head hits the pillow and you drift off to sleep, your body shuts down. This could not be further from the truth. Sleeping is how your body and mind rests and restores its energy levels. It is an active state that…

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25 Oct 2019

The Backbone of Good Spinal Health

It’s a normal part of life to experience aches and pains. Especially when it comes to our spine. And it’s even more normal to ignore these aches and pains as they often come and go. From professional athletes to trauma victims to nine-to-five office workers – everyone’s back pain is…

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04 Oct 2019

Are you in sleep debt? How much sleep should you be getting?

When it comes to diets and fitness routines, there’s something different out there for everyone. But when it comes to sleep, the prescription for optimal shut-eye is much more close to a “one size fits all” method. The Sleep Health Foundation recommends that adults aged between 18-65 need seven to…

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19 Sep 2019

Rise & Shine! Good sleep starts the moment you wake up.

There’s nothing better than crawling into bed at a reasonable hour, snuggling into your familiar sheets, closing your eyes, and then drifting easily and soundly into a 7 to 8-hour sleep. To achieve this, many of us adhere to a strict bedtime routine. For others, it comes easily and naturally.…

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12 Sep 2019

Unblocking the truth: How allergies and asthma affect sleep

Allergies; our body’s hypersensitive reactions to pesky irritants that come into contact with our body. Usually making contact through our nasal passage, allergies can cause nasal congestion, sneezing, itchy watery eyes, runny nose and worst of all – poor sleep. In Australia and New Zealand alone, allergies affect around 18% of…

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23 May 2019

How sleep affects you immunity

When it comes to your health, sleep plays an important role. While more sleep won’t necessarily prevent you from getting sick, skimping on it could adversely affect your immune system, leaving you susceptible to a bad cold or case of the flu.  To keep yourself sniffle-free this season, here’s what…

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05 Apr 2019

How Exercise Impacts Sleep Quality

As daylight savings sadly draws to an end and the evenings start to fade away into the darkness, grab your neglected trainers and treat yourself to a much-deserved morning work out, after all, your body will naturally continue to wake at the time it is used to, giving you that…

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