Posts Tagged: sleep

Too much screen time can damage your eyes

With the new normal of social distancing and staying home more frequently, many people have found themselves and their loved ones watching television and using their phones or computers more than they typically would. In the past few months, streaming services including Netflix, YouTube and Amazon have seen an 18% increase in usage of their…
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Keeping your kids well-rested during homeschooling

As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on and shelter-in-place restrictions stay in effect, families are settling into a new routine, one that for most allows for more time to relax and spend time together. But all of this extra time at home can also increases the likelihood that children may develop unhealthy habits like excessive screen…
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Essential self-care during the COVID-19 pandemic

The new norm of social distancing coupled with a possible loss of work and abnormal routines are tremendous pressures, both physically and mentally. Many of us feel pressure to continue to perform at the same level as before, but juggling work full-time remotely (or facing the financial uncertainty of unemployment) while simultaneously caring for family…
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My head hurts! Could this be a migraine?

Those with migraines know the headaches can be debilitating, slow their productivity and hurt their quality of life. About 28 million Americans suffer from migraines so they are not alone. One in four households has at least one migraine sufferer. These migraines can last for two to 72 hours and include throbbing pain so managing…
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Daylight saving time can affect your health

Daylight saving time means setting clocks ahead one hour, essentially moving an hour of daylight from morning to evening. Adjusting to the time change in the spring can be more difficult than when the clocks are set back one hour in the fall. But losing an hour of sleep may do more than just make you…
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