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How much sleep do I really need?

One of the most asked questions I get about sleep is “How much sleep do I really need?” There are many ways to answer this question and the short answer is 7-9 hours for a healthy adult. However, you still may wake up feeling tired and groggy if you are not getting good quality sleep. […]

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Sleep Deprivation in the Workplace

How Sleep is the Greatest Asset in the workplace

A night of poor quality sleep will result in a poor day’s work for eight in ten workers in Ireland, according to research. We already know that poor sleep will result in us feeling tired, cranky and not being able to concentrate. So why is it that we don’t appreciate how important sleep actually is? […]

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Essential Oils for Colds Flu and Colds

It’s that time of year when you need to protect your child from the flu season and essential oils and a good night’s sleep are very effective in fighting Colds, Flu and Coughs. Children are probably the most susceptible to picking up bugs and virus at crèches and schools. They play close together and contribute to […]

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How Sleep Can Help To Reduce Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia that affects the brain. There are 55,000 people in Ireland living with dementia of which two thirds have Alzheimer’s. It affects 1 in 10 people over the age of 65. The brain region called the Hippocampus is the centre of learning and memory in the brain, and the […]

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Top 3 Tips to Beat Sleep Deprivation

In this fast paced society, sleep deprivation in on the rise. It is vital we get enough quality sleep so we can function properly and not feel exhausted. Many illnesses and diseases are a result of chronic sleep deprivation. Many of us can avoid this by adapting these 3 top tips. Increase Melatonin Naturally Melatonin […]

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