Category Archives for "Sleep"

Parkinsons disease awarness month

Living with Parkinson’s Disease: Tips for Managing Sleep Disturbances

April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about this debilitating condition and its impact on sleep with individuals and their families. An estimated 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson’s disease, making it the second most common neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimer’s. What is Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s disease (PD) is […]

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Does chocolate help you sleep?

Does Chocolate Help You Sleep?

It’s the Easter Holiday weekend. But what impact does chocolate have on your sleep health? In fact, Ireland has the third highest consumption of chocolate in the world, with the average Irish person eating 19.47 lbs of chocolate per year, according to The World Atlas of Chocolate. 80% of the world chocolate market is accounted […]

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How sleep affects the immune system

How Sleep Affects the Immune System

Immune health, sleep and the gut are all connected and there are well-established links between the immune system and the gut microbiome in humans. Sleep is a physiological state that is intrinsically linked to the immune system. When you understand how they all work together you will have an appreciation and respect for your body and how you can look after your own health […]

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