Lupus sucks. Admit it, we all feel that way.  And Lupus can rob us of so much in our life.  Fun, work, time with family, even sleep. In fact, Lupus sleep disorders are on the rise. Sleep is so necessary for us as Lupus patients.  Sleep helps us function through out the day and handle

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Did you “sleep like a baby” last night? Chance are more likely that you slept like an astronaut. And how does an astronaut sleep, you may ask? Not very well. But in a couple of years, those astronauts orbiting the earth every 90 minutes aboard the International Space Station (ISS) may be sleeping much better

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Blue Light is fast becoming a critical health concern.  Blue Light exposure is increasing with the adoption of CFLs as the primary source of lighting in office buildings and now in our homes.  Maybe it’s time to look at the overall health threat posed to us by Blue Light. Below are 6 good reasons to

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As ridiculous as it might sound, those compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) we were sold as a way of saving energy could actually be depleting your own energy — and that of your kids. That’s right. The light bulbs you’re currently using could be robbing you and your family of sleep while interfering with the production

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There’s a reason that Melatonin is called the ‘hormone of darkness.” Melatonin is the substance, produced by the body at night, that regulates your sleep patterns. Melatonin is crucial to a good night’s sleep.  Moreover, it’s the hormone that tells your body not only when to sleep, but when to wake up and how to

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If you want to sleep better at night, you better start thinking about melatonin. Melatonin could easily be called the miracle hormone. Not only does it keep our internal clock system – called the circadian rhythm –  functioning on time, but it is a potent antioxidant that keeps your immune system strong, helps prevent cancer

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Blue Light is fast becoming a critical health concern.  Blue Light exposure is increasing with the adoption of CFLs as the primary source of lighting in office buildings and now in our homes.  Maybe it’s time to look at the overall health threat posed to us by Blue Light. Below are 6 good reasons to

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Those of you who have been exposed to ‘T’was the Night Before Christmas for the millionth time are no doubt familiar with the line “had just settled our brains for a long winter’s nap.” But just who are these folks who sleep so soundly in the wintertime? Certainly not me, or probably countless others who

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Sleep may just be the most important thing we do all day.  In fact, lack of sleep can be directly related to physical changes that affect your reflexes, your mental focus and even your mood.  Since 97% of us require seven to eight hours of sleep each night, even small amounts of sleep deprivation can

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Remember the days when going to bed meant going to sleep? If you’re like millions of others, that now means anything but nodding off to dreamland. Before you think about trying sleeping pills, which can have numerous nasty side effects, or just become resigned to the fact that falling asleep easily is a thing of

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