Tryptophan is an essential amino acid. That means that the body cannot produce on its own and has to be supplied with food. Its main properties consist in enhancing the functioning of the nervous system, and its deficiency manifests itself in decreased energy and bad mood, and may even lead […]
Insomnia – how to fight it?
Insomnia is one of the diseases of civilisation in the 21st century. We have statistically more stressful situations during the day than our ancestors, we live in a constant hurry and work in different shifts – all this is not conducive to a regular daily routine that would facilitate rapid […]
Exercise and sleep relationship
In a very important recent scientific study, the researchers from the Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine investigated a bidirectional relation between sleep and physical exercise. So far, mainly the influence of exercise on sleep was studied. Here, the researchers extended their interests: they looked at the issue, how sleep […]
How to improve the efficiency of sleep ?
With the current pace of life, more and more people say that the day is too short. It is impossible to hide that sleep takes a significant part of the day, and many people shorten it to work with all the responsibilities. Unfortunately, this usually involves a worse condition on […]
Sleep – do it right! [part. 2]
In the previous part of this extensive material on the subject of promoting sleep quality, we addressed the issues of all external factors affecting how we sleep. In this post we will focus on the act of falling asleep, sleep and waking up, so as not only to sleep as […]
Sleep – do it right! [part – 1]
Buying a new car is for many days, weeks, and even months of thinking and searching for the model best suited to your needs. After the purchase, we take care that our means of transport served us the best – we submit it to regular technical inspections, invest in various […]
What is Kava Kava?
Kava kava is an herbal remedy that is used to relieve stress and anxiety and boost sleep. This plant extract has a calming, euphoric effect that some people compare with that of alcohol. Its scientific name is Piper methysticum and it is native to the islands of the Pacific Ocean. Traditionally, people made a […]
Do GABA supplements work?
GABA supplements have been very popular for years. Recently, however, their effectiveness is strongly undermined, using arguments about the inability of the molecule to penetrate the blood-brain barrier. Do GABA supplements work? Does GABA get into the brain? And does he have to get there? Maybe for starters, what is […]
The importance of a good night’s sleep and how diet can effect it.
Sleep is complex!Circadian rhythmPhases and patterns of sleepThe function and importance of sleepHow does diet effect sleep quality?CarbohydratesMilk drinksFruitConclusionsReference: Sleep is complex! Sleep is a complex phenomenon and is characterised by distinct behavioural, physiological and neurophysiological aspects. As humans we spend about a third of our lives sleeping, and on […]
How to get a healthy amount of sleep
Despite tiredness you just can’t sleep? You wake up in the morning and unsuccessfully try to get away from the intrusive thoughts? Today there are many people who are struggling with sleeping problems on a daily basis. The fast pace of life, everyday problems and stress can effectively disrupt the […]
How to stop eating at night
Night time is dedicated to sleep and rest. It’s not a good time to satisfy your appetite and eating snacks. Unfortunately, some people have a problem trying to refrain from eating at night, which results in gaining weight. If you also happen to go on night time adventures to the […]
How to speed up metabolism? Tips for metabolism boost!
Let’s make this clear: there are no miracles. We are unable to lose ten kilos overnight or lose fat during the night. Our body is able to lose unnecessary kilograms at a certain rate. But it is not too bad – we are able to do really much to make […]
Quick ways to improve regeneration
Strength, interval and aerobic exercise has different effects on athletes. In addition to that, the results of exercise mostly depends on the intensity of work, length of the session (volume), frequency of workout, an individual person’s condition, their age, hormonal profile etc. However, you can also define the general guidelines […]
Diet – key to success
Many people, especially beginners, are wondering what the basis and the key to being healthy are, as well as shaping the figure. How to combine these two goals? Undoubtedly, the basis for our figure to look aesthetically, especially during the holidays, is the right strength training and change to our […]
Ridiculously cheap supplement, which prolongs sleep and facilitates falling asleep
Magnesium, even in its cheapest and worse-absorbing by our body version, i.e. in the form of magnesium oxide, improves sleep quality. It is cheap, has no side-effects and its effectiveness was proven in the study carried out by the researchers from Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in Teheran, Iran. Magnesium […]
Tryptophan – a supplement that shortens the time of falling asleep by a half
L-tryptophan considerably shortened the time of falling asleep during morning and afternoon naps. In the research carried out by Naval Health Research Center in San Diego, California, it turned out to be an effective daily sleeping pill, which enabled falling asleep at determined times of the day. Tryptophan for sleep […]
What is the effectiveness of melatonin supplementation and its influence on sleep? – brief study
In the meta-analysis of 19 studies, in which 1683 people took part, melatonin demonstrated a significant effectiveness in shortening the time of falling asleep (falling asleep faster by 7,06 minutes) and prolonging total sleep time (by 8,25 minutes). Melatonin and sleep efficiency – summary of studyMelatonin and sleep efficiency – […]
Two kiwifruits before bedtime and you sleep one hour longer
If you eat two kiwifruits one hour before bedtime, you will sleep longer and more effectively. The effect is quite spectacular and worth noticing. A little experiment carried out by Taipei Medical University in the years 2005/2006 (PMID: 21669584) was accomplished by 24 people: 2 men and 22 women at […]
Bedtime and sleep duration – impact on your health
Sleep, is an inseparable part of everybody’s life. No matter if you are going to sleep early or late, you sleep for long or short time, you simply need to sleep. But what is the best way to sleep? Is it really only the 8 hours per day or do […]
PQQ helps regulate the circadian rhythm!
A large amount of stress in life and the progress of technology, and in particular the ability to use light at any time of the day often results in disturbances of the circadian rhythm. This is manifested by problems with falling asleep, inability to achieve satisfaction from sleep, lack of […]
Simple ways to strengthen your immune system in winter
Soon we will miss the sun and the holidays. The coming autumn and winter time is a time when we have to deal with rainy weather, cold evenings and high rates of infection for various types of diseases. Today we can think about how to protect ourselves from frequent illnesses […]