Posts Tagged ‘ sleep ’

Under 7 hours sleep TRIPLES your risk of getting a cold

April 20, 2015
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I pity the fool that volunteered for this study. 153 healthy, that’s right, HEALTHY, men and women VOLUNTEERED, if you can believe it, to be given the virus that develops into the common cold. Imagine doing that to yourself. I think they had a cotton bud with the flu virus inserted into their nostril or…

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Insomnia and Depression

November 20, 2013
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Yet another study has highlighted the link between sleep and mental health. New research has shown that when “antidepressants and insomnia therapy are used together, recovery happens faster.” According to a report in The New York Times, “Curing insomnia in people with depression could double their chance of a full recovery”. To read the full report click…

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Exercise reduces women’s risk of developing cancer

September 27, 2009
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We’ve already seen how effective exercise is for reducing men’s risk of developing cancer http://www.chrisjonesosteo.com.au/?p=348, now it’s the ladies turn. Along term study of nearly 6,000 women “found that those who exercised the most had a 25 per cent lower chance of developing cancer than those who were the least active”. This new research supports…

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Are bad sleeping habits driving us mad?

July 20, 2009
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If you’ve read more than one or two of my posts then you’ve probably noticed certain subjects seem to come up repeatedly, and the benefits of a good night’s sleep would be one of them. Kind of contradicts all the posts I do about having coffee now that I think about it…. This article looks…

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Sleep Habits and Susceptibility to the Common Cold

February 15, 2009
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I pity the fool that volunteered for this study. 153 healthy, that’s right, HEALTHY, men and women VOLUNTEERED, if you can believe it, to be given the virus that develops into the common cold. Imagine doing that to yourself. Anyway, I am loving their work, for we all get to benefit from the results. Prior…

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