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Best sleep aids of 2019 guaranteed to send you into peaceful slumber

A good night’s sleep works wonders and can completely transform how we feel, act and perform the following day. Repeatedly not getting enough sleep or sleep of any decent quality can wreak havoc on your mental and physical health, so it’s important we prioritise establishing healthy sleep routines. After a while it might seem like… Read More »

Social-media use ‘disrupting teen sleep and exercise’

Using social media isn’t directly harming teenagers – but it can reduce the time they spend on healthy activities, such as sleeping and exercising, a study suggests. Parents should ban phones from bedrooms after 22:00 and encourage more physical activity, the UK researchers said. Girls were particularly vulnerable to cyber-bullying on social media, which could… Read More »

Does Sleep Deprivation Trigger Postpartum OCD?

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) may emerge during the postpartum period, either as the first onset of illness or as a recurrence of preexisting OCD. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-V) does not recognize postpartum OCD as a distinct diagnostic entity. In contrast, other psychiatric disorders (i.e., major depressive disorder, bipolar… Read More »