More than half of adults surveyed by the National Sleep Foundation report spending several nights each week struggling with at least one symptom of insomnia—difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, waking too early in the morning, or a lack of restorative sleep that causes distress or dysfunction. Sleeping pills are
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Despite its beauty, the spring blooming season is unwelcome among people who suffer from hay fever, who know too well the toll that allergies can take, including constant runny nose, sneezing, lack of sleep, and post-nasal drip, among others symptoms. Unfortunately, available allergy medications have unpleasant side effects, including dry
In a report that helps to define insomnia, the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) identifies two primary categories:
Short-term (or acute) insomnia may last a few nights and can be caused by worry, stress, loss of a loved one, or other situations that affect us temporarily. Long-term (or chronic) insomnia lasts a
Asthma, a chronic lung disease that causes inflammation in and narrowing of airways, is often thought of as a child’s disease. But, adults can develop asthma—a condition known as adult-onset asthma—in their 50s, 60s, and beyond. “I do see adult-onset asthma in older women, especially if they have chronic sinusitis,”
Normally, allergy sufferers must choose between the debilitating effects of their symptoms or the side effects of prescription and over-the-counter medications. However, many natural allergy remedies offer a better alternative.