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The benefits of melatonin for Pets

The benefits of melatonin for Pets

There are several uses for melatonin in cats and dogs. There are also many forms of melatonin supplements. The supplement can be a liquid, cream or a pill to put in food. The problems in cat and dogs that melatonin can help are the following. Sleep problems– Melatonin supplements might help a cat or dog who is suffering from disrupted sleep. Cancer– Melatonin pills might be a beneficial addition to a cancer treatment plan for cats or dogs with hormonal…

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Actions To Avoid When You Are Trying To Sleep

Actions To Avoid When You Are Trying To Sleep

When having a hard time falling asleep some might fall into bad habits. The following are a few actions you should avoid if you want to sleep well. Staying in bed- If you cannot fall asleep within 30 minutes of laying in bed it is not worth the frustration which can just keep you up longer. Take time to get out of bed and do something relaxing, meditation, reading a paper book(not on a device), or listen to relaxing music…

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Tips on Fighting S.A.D Symptoms

Tips on Fighting S.A.D Symptoms

With Summer in full swing not a lot of people are thinking of the “Winter Blues” though some struggle with S.A.D during the Spring and Summer instead of the Winter. If you or a loved one struggles with Seasonal Affective Disorder please read these tips on how to cope with some of the symptoms of S.A.D. Have an Attitude of Gratitude – Many have heard this statement. Though gratitude truly can help the mind be more positive and powerful. Learn…

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Things That Might Disrupt Sleep and Tips to Solve These Problems

Things That Might Disrupt Sleep and Tips to Solve These Problems

Many people toss and turn and night and long to fall asleep. If you are one of these people who stares at the ceiling wishing for sleep to come, look at the following sleep disruptions and tips to help you understand why you cannot sleep and how to solve the issue.   Snoring– If you or your partner snores it might keep you up. Most snoring has no health consequence. Though it is always good to double check with a…

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How To Help Children Sleep During The Summer

How To Help Children Sleep During The Summer

We have shared a few sleeping tip articles you can read those past posts here.  In this article we want to share some simple tips on how to help your child get to bed at a decent time during the holidays. School is out and the sun is shinning longer. There are family reunions, friend parties, vacations to other time zones and so much more that happens during the summer break. All these different exciting activities can disrupt a child’s, or…

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Tips to use Melatonin Properly To Ease Jet Lag Symptoms

Tips to use Melatonin Properly To Ease Jet Lag Symptoms

We have previously written about tips to overcome jet lag, and why jet lag happens etc. You can read those previous articles here. Some people might have a few questions about the proper way to take melatonin supplements while on time zone change adventures.  As always it is best to speak to a specialist before trying any supplements. Though here are a few simple tips to remember the proper way to take melatonin while traveling to new time zones. Take supplement…

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How Melatonin can help a few Different Behavioral or Mental Disorders in Children

How Melatonin can help a few Different Behavioral or Mental Disorders in Children

Dr. Craig Canapari wrote a fantastic article on how melatonin can help a few different behavioral or mental disorders in children.  We simply want to discuss and summarize some important points in his article.  Canapari discussed how melatonin can be beneficial for chronic insomnia, autism, ADHD, DSPS, neurodevelopment delay, blindness and eczema. It is incredible how many things melatonin supplements can help. Studies however are still being conducted so always speak with a specialist before trying any supplements. Children with chronic…

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How to Know if You have S.A.D

How to Know if You have S.A.D

We have written past articles about Seasonal Affective Disorder or S.A.D the definition, symptoms etc. You can read these past articles by clicking S.A.D Articles. Some might feel very depressed during certain times of the year. Some might wonder how do you discover if you have S.A.D. What is the diagnosis process. Mayo Clinic online has provided some insight into the process that we would like to share. Physical Exam- Your doctor might do a full physical exam. Sometimes depression is linked…

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Teaching Children How To Sleep

Teaching Children How To Sleep

There have been scary stories online of parents who got overwhelmed and decided to give their children sleeping pills out of desperation and then something terrible happened. However there are also success stories of parents speaking with pediatricians and receiving natural sleeping supplements to help their child short term. There are children who truly do need a sleep aid to help them finally hit the pillow and actually go to sleep. These include children with ADHD, Autism, Insomnia, Eczema etc….

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What is Your Sleep Type?

What is Your Sleep Type?

Many have heard the question, “Are you an Early Bird or Night Owl?” Though recently CBS News reported a study done by sleep specialist and best-selling author Dr. Michael Breus. He stated that there are actually 4 different sleep types. Lions- Early Risers Bears- People who have energy mid-day Wolves- those who enjoy late evening Dolphins- Insomniacs CBS reported these statistics, “It turns out that roughly 15 percent of people are lions (the category more commonly known as “early birds”)….

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