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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 […]

Basic Steps to get a Good Nights Sleep

If you find it hard to sleep at night you’re not alone. Around 50% of the population struggle with sleeping issues and this number is on the rise. So why is this the case? The truth is there isn’t just 1 reason. The increasing dependency on technology and processed foods, combined with a high-stress environment […]

Are Hormones Keeping You Awake At Night?

As women, we are significantly more at risk than men of experiencing insomnia and sleep issues throughout our lives. Studies from the National Sleep Foundation show that women are not only more likely to suffer from insomnia but also more likely to experience daytime sleepiness AND find it harder to break poor sleep habits. A […]

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, […]

Constantly Stressed? How to manage it naturally

In modern society, we are becoming increasingly desensitized to the feeling of stress. If you are a writer, freelancer, banker, or even a teacher, you know that tight work with deadlines, caffeine consumption, busy family schedules, being stuck in traffic and scrolling through the latest current affairs on social media, can all contribute to the […]

Impact of Sleeplessness on Relationships

When you suffer from sleeplessness, everyone in your family – especially your partner – suffers alongside you. The impact of sleeplessness on relationships manifests in all aspects of family life. Firstly, your inability to fall or stay asleep can cause your partner to have difficulty sleeping simply because you are sharing the same bed. This […]

Three Sleep Specialist Tips for a Sleeping Baby

For many parents, there is no better feeling than seeing their baby in a peaceful sleep. Babies are precious, however, what most new parents come to learn very quickly is that babies have ever-changing needs and schedules. A lot of parents place importance on trying to get their baby into a routine as soon as […]

How to Manage your Stress Levels every day

Stress – The body’s way of responding to life’s demands. While necessary for our survival, in modern times stress has become one of society’s main health challenges contributing to a raft of health conditions including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, adrenal fatigue, hypertension, obesity, anxiety, depression and even cancer.  Short term, stress is great for helping us […]

Why can’t I Sleep? – Sleep Specialists discuss

If you often lie awake wondering ‘Why can’t I sleep’, you’re not alone. Around 50% of the population struggle with sleeping issues and this number is on the rise. So why is this the case? One likely reason is the increasing dependency on technology and processed foods, along with a high-stress environment and a rush, […]