Posts: Sleep

1 10, 2018

Lifestyle Medicine strategies to enhance sleep

By | 2018-12-05T12:04:07+00:00 October 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Sleep has a number of health benefits, including memory and learning1. Lack of sleep impairs judgement, impacts longevity and safety, and increases the risk of a number of diseases including obesity, hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, mood disorders and impaired immune function1.

A recent report found that four in 10 Australians frequently suffered from inadequate sleep2. Sleep […]

22 04, 2016

Is blue light keeping you up at night? We ask the experts

By | 2016-12-19T10:14:21+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

There’s a lot of evidence that blue light, emitted by smartphones, tablets, laptops, and many other electronic devices, is impacting on the quantity and quality of the sleep we are getting. Darkness is a natural cue to our bodies that it’s time for sleep, but we’re circumventing it by staring at bright screens for hours […]

14 04, 2016

Health Check: three reasons why sleep is important for your health

By | 2016-12-19T10:14:23+00:00 April 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Many of us don’t get enough sleep on a regular basis. It might be due to a sleep disorder, busy social life, new baby, long working hours, shift work or just staying up too late binge-watching Netflix. But not getting enough quality sleep can have significant implications for health. Read more… […]