In Switzerland, 6.3% of the population reported suffering from pathological sleep disorders - with an increasing trend.
Since this is a widespread problem, in this article we want to tell you the causes of problems falling asleep and give you a few tips on how to get to sleep faster.
We’ve all been there before: the alarm rings at an ungodly hour, and leaving our warm, cozy bed to get a start on our day borders on torture.
Some people have no trouble getting out of bed in the morning; for others it’s a chore, even though they’ve gotten enough sleep. So, what are the causes of early-morning grogginess and what can we do about it?
According to the Swiss government, the percentage of working people with sleep disorders has steadily risen over the past decades, with around a quarter of the Swiss population having trouble sleeping on a semi-regular basis. Left unchecked, sleep disorders can damage our health in several different ways and impact our performance at work by weakening our powers of concentration.
In this article, we would therefore like to introduce you to a few relaxation exercises you can use to fall asleep, as well as explain how you can get to sleep faster at night in a more general way.
Do you find yourself sleeping too much? Even during the day? While others might well envy this ability, excessive daytime sleepiness can still prove extremely debilitating or exhausting in your everyday life. In this article, we'll explain the difference between “mere” fatigue on one hand and chronic excessive daytime sleepiness on the other, as well as the symptoms and treatment options for the latter.
The opinions about exercising right before going to sleep are divided, with some claiming that exercise promotes sleep by helping us fall asleep faster, while others counter that exercise makes it harder for us to reach the state of relaxation required for deep and restorative sleep.
In this article, we’ll answer all the important questions about exercise before sleep. In particular, we’ll clarify which activities are suitable before bedtime and how far apart you should space exercise and sleep.
A regular sleep rhythm is important for our health. Without a regular sleep rhythm, we feel listless and a disturbed rhythm can even have a negative effect on our health in the long term. In this article, we will explain how you can restore your sleep rhythm if it is interrupted, for example, by work or travel.
New parents often worry that their baby is either too warm or not warm enough. The right room temperature and the optimal temperature in your child’s bedroom are important for their development and ability to sleep well through the night.
But what actually is the ideal room temperature for your baby? And how should you best dress your baby at night? And what is the best way to dress your baby during the day? In this guide, we’ll answer these questions and as well as some others, plus give you tips to ensure that your baby is dressed appropriately at all times.
How harmful is it to have a TV in the bedroom? And are there any clever tips to make watching TV in the evening healthier? In this blog article, we get to the bottom of this question and present the pros and cons to this issue.
By now everyone should know that sleep is essential for our mental and physical recovery. During the night, the brain processes the things we have experienced throughout the day and stores important information in our long-term memory.
But which different sleep phases do we go through at night and which are most important for our body?