Category Archives: Articles

Improve Your Gut Health To Improve Your Sleep

New research shows improving your gut health can help to improve your sleep and vice versa. Learn how you can improve your gut health by eating specific gut-friendly foods at the right time for your circadian rhythm. Explore this blog to improve your gut health and positively impact your sleep. Our previous blog, ‘When Sleep […]

When Sleep Deprivation Becomes A Pain In The Gut

If you have tried everything to improve your sleep, it may be time to turn your attention to your gut. New research confirms that a diverse, healthy gut can help you enjoy longer, deeper sleep with less waking through the night. This blog explores how improving your gut health can improve your sleep. There are […]

The Risks of Melatonin Use for Kids

Blog at a Glance: The SleepDrops Research team is concerned by recent news that many New Zealand parents are using prescription Melatonin to get their children to sleep Read the blog below to learn about the potential side effects of prescription Melatonin use for kids and why long term use is not recommended. See our […]

How To Get Your Child To Sleep Naturally

Blog at a Glance: Learn how much sleep your child really needs at each age to support better behaviour, growth and development. Concerning international trend of drugging children to sleep now becoming common in New Zealand. Read our effective, evidence-based natural strategies to get kids to sleep and end the bedtime battle. Kids employ a […]

Sleep Your Way to Healthy Immunity

Blog at a Glance Research has shown there is an exact quantity of sleep needed to help an individual build a healthy immune system. Short sleepers are four times more likely to be infected by a common cold virus. Learn more about how you can improve your sleep and build a healthy immune system to […]

Signs Your Immune System Needs Some Strengthening

Blog at a Glance The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened awareness of the importance of a strong immune system for protecting you and your family against infection. Learn exactly what the immune system does and the three different types of immunity. Learn about some of the key signs and symptoms that your immune system needs some […]

Is Sleep Apnoea Disrupting your Sleep?

Blog at a Glance Sleep Apnoea is a common condition disrupting the sleep and quality of life for one in seven people worldwide. If you, your child or partner snore or wake often through the night you could be suffering from Sleep Apnoea. Read our blog below to help you identify the signs and symptoms […]

Tips to Help You Fall Asleep Faster

Blog at a Glance 50% of the population struggle with sleeping issues due to our stress levels from an increasing dependency on technology, processed foods and a rush rush rush mentality. Our increase in stress levels means our body is always on high alert and our brain finds it hard to switch off at night. […]

I Can’t Sleep! How Menopause affects your Sleeping Patterns

Blog at a Glance “I can’t sleep” is a common complaint we hear at SleepDrops from women battling Menopause. Research shows Menopause can disrupt women’s sleep patterns experiencing shorter sleep times of up to two hours and lighter sleep when compared to non-menopausal women. Sleep can be disrupted by menopausal symptoms such as feeling hot, […]

Take it to Heart, Sleep Matters

Take it to Heart, Sleep Matters

Blog at a Glance February marks Heart Health Awareness Month and this month we are asking you to show your heart some love and take action to prioritise your sleep. Sleep deprivation has been linked to numerous heart problems including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart attacks, obesity, diabetes, and stroke. 1 Implementing a consistent […]