We all know that we need to get the right amount of sleep at night in order for our bodies to function. Without adequate sleep we feel dopey, grumpy and it can even lead to heart disease and obesity, but now a lack of sleep is also being linked with asthma.
Every day there seems to be a new cure for insomnia. May it be a pill or a special pair of pyjamas, the news reports a new one practically every week. One of these supposed cures is drinking cherry juice every night, but is there any truth to the claims?
The number one health complaint in the UK is tiredness. Whether it be insomnia, difficultly getting to sleep or waking up feeling unrested, the vast majority of us would love to get a better night’s sleep. And the pharmaceutical industry is ready to cash in on that need for sleep with a vast array of both over the counter and prescription drugs to help as get to sleep at night.
These days there seems to be an app for everything. May it be to track your finances, plan your wedding or even to catch some Pokemon, smartphone apps are made to make our lives simpler and more fun. But can an app really help improve how well you sleep at night? And with hundreds of apps on the market how can you really tell which one’s work and which apps offer what you personally need to get to sleep?
To most of us, Virtual Reality (VR) headsets are just the latest in gaming technology. The kind of gadget reserved for getting terrified from zombies in your living room or feeling like you’re really skiing down a massive mountain. It’s just not the kind of product that would suggest a sleeping aid. Yet there’s a new VR attachment that claims to do just that – get you to sleep and reduce your anxiety levels.