Tag Archives: can’t sleep

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Daylight Saving – Tips for a Smooth Transition

Although it comes around twice every year, Daylight Savings still manages to catch us all by surprise. Waking up on Sunday morning to find the clocks have turned back or forward an hour doesn’t necessarily mean that our internal body clock has made the same adjustments. The side-effects of Daylight Savings always hit particularly hard […]

How to fall asleep? 5 Sleeping Myths Debunked

How to fall asleep? A common question that many people are looking to answer. We know that there is a lot of sleep advice out there. Some of it is helpful. Some of it is not so helpful. Here are 5 sleep myths debunked by our team of Sleep Specialists. Sleep myth #1 A nightcap […]

Baby Whisperer, Sharlene Poole, offers her expert opinion on colic and reflux

Original article care of the amazing people at TREASURES MAGAZINE Babies from a very early age can suffer from sore tummies and they’re often diagnosed with colic or reflux or labelled as a ‘windy baby’. These babies are often unsettled, show physical discomfort, cry or seem unhappy quite frequently throughout the day. They can be […]

How can I sleep on a plane?

Many people find it difficult to sleep on long haul flights and with changing time zones find activities in the new country difficult for a couple of days. Here are some helpful tips on how to improve your chances of sleeping on the plane and waking up refreshed in a new country ready to have […]