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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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Suffering from post-Covid sleeplessness, insomnia? Here's what to know

July 23, 2021 1:00 pm

"Patients tend to self medicate with sleeping pills and add an extra glass of wine to induce sleep. But these should not be encouraged as they have long-term adverse effects," said Dr Charu Dutt, infectious disease specialist

Man sleeps for 300 days a year due to Axis Hypersomnia; know about this rare condition

July 15, 2021 3:20 pm

According to a study published in National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), hypersomnia, a complaint of excessive daytime sleep or sleepiness, affects four to six per cent of the population, with an impact on the everyday life of the patient.

From improving mood to sleep: Here's why natural sunlight is crucial for you

April 24, 2021 4:43 pm

"Tweak your day, be mindful to get more natural light (not just direct sunlight), like training outside instead of in the gym," said Dr Dixa Bhavsar on the benefits on sunlight beyond vitamin D

Here's what new parents need to know about 'catnapping'

February 24, 2021 2:26 pm

The short sleep-wake cycle where the little one wakes up in 30-45 minutes after being put to sleep is called 'catnapping'.

Nutritionist suggests foods you should not eat before going to bed

November 05, 2020 7:10 pm

Some foods, if consumed too close to bedtime, can really hold you back from getting a good night's sleep, says Pooja Banga, nutritionist and director, Cultivating Health

Woke up looking tired? Here's how you can reduce puffiness around eyes

September 29, 2020 10:50 am

Wash your eyes with water through the course of the day, especially if your job entails looking at the laptop screen for hours

Don't know what day it is? Here's why you could be losing track of time

April 05, 2020 2:02 pm

This is probably the first time for an entire generation to be spending so much of time indoors.

A new day for night owls: maybe your sleep problem isn’t a problem

January 24, 2020 11:29 am

According to a much-publicized study of chronotypes published this year, night owls may die earlier than morning people. Another study, in the Journal of Psychiatric Research, found those night owls are 6 per cent more likely to suffer depression than people who slept conventional hours.

Wish to gain overall fitness? Luke Coutinho tells you how

November 25, 2019 3:56 pm

A well-rested person is able to function effectively throughout the day.

Is your sleep cycle out of sync? It may be genetic

August 15, 2019 4:30 pm

For those who awaken in the middle of the night, it is advised getting regular exercise, avoiding a big meal close to bedtime and not stressing about not sleeping.


Top 6: Tips to beat jet lag

December 08, 2014 6:55 pm

Yes, jet lag can nearly ruin a trip and totally throw you off but one can make it less terrible by following a few simple steps.