What is Insomnia?

Overview Insomnia is a highly prevalent condition that has profound and far-reaching implications for physical and mental health, workplace productivity, interpersonal relationships, child rearing and overall quality of life. While estimates vary, it is generally accepted that at least 10 percent of the U.S. population — that’s approximately 20 million adults — have ongoing issues falling asleep or staying asleep, with resultant daytime consequences, such as excessive sleepiness and fatigue, attention and concentration deficits and somatic complaints like persistent headache and neck pain. Additionally, the overall annual economic burden in…






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Why Sitting Too Much Is Seriously Bad for Your Health

Modern society has been engineered for sitting. As a result, humans spend more time off their feet than ever before. However, recent studies show that all this sitting is doing much more harm than anyone thought. This article explores why sitting too much is seriously bad for your health. The idea that sitting can be harmful seems ridiculous at first thought. Sitting is a default human body posture, and when people work, socialize, study or travel, they often do so in a seated position. It’s second nature. However, that doesn’t…






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