You want something that will improve your mood, your performance, your immune and cardiovascular health? A good sleep! But only if you have enough quality sleep.
The sleep expert, Dr. James Mass, asks the question: Do you need an alarm clock to wake up in the morning? Do you switch off the button on the alarm clock twice before getting out of bed? Do you sleep more hours during the weekend? If so, you can already tell among the millions of people who are deprived of sleep chronically.
It has been estimated that in the US adults sleep an average of 6.9 hours a night, including weekdays and weekends. 40% sleep less than seven hours on weekdays and 71% slept less than 8 [...]
It’s a myth that older adults need less sleep than young adults: Seniors still need between seven and nine hours of sleep, according to the National Institute on Aging. And it’s no secret that we need adequate rest to stay healthy. After years of studying what happens to our bodies and brains while we’re asleep, neurologists and other scientists have established a link between consistent, refreshing sleep and physical and emotional well-being. This connection intensifies with age and can result in memory problems, being more prone to fall, and feeling depressed.
Sleep problems are more than an annoyance; they’re a threat to health and longevity. Several [...]
Red Bull, the most popular energy drinks according to market share, with 5.387 billion cans sold in 2013. It is quite popular amongst youngters these days to get instant energy and kick. It is quite dangerous if consumed in high amounts on a regular basis. Although excess of everything is bad, there are some medical conditions where you should never consume. Consuming red bull in such conditions can be life threatening also.
Here are 6 medical conditions where you should never consume red bull:Pre-existing Heart conditions:
Caffeine can interact with heart medications and it [...]