Everyone has heard the phrase ‘beauty sleep’ and it’s generally agreed that getting enough kip is a good thing, but it’s actually way more important than helping you look good. Getting into a good sleep routine is an extremely effective way to gain control of your own health, stress levels and boost your general wellbeing.
YAY I'VE DONE IT !!! Kicked Diabetes into touch. 3 months ago I was diagnosed with Diabetes II:Blood Glucose 18.2 (should be under 7), HBA1C 102 ( should be under 50)
I was shocked as I was not obese and was I thought following a healthy diet. With readings like that, not surprisingly I was advised to take Metformin. I was told I would have this for life; it was in the family etc.
The festive season is also the fertile season! According to studies over nine per cent of all conceptions take place in the period between Christmas and New Year, making December the sexiest month in the UK Calendar. Although parties and over- indulgence could be a potential culprit of the Christmas conception; research suggests that it’s more than a sprig of mistletoe that ignites the Christmas baby-boom!
Most of us go through periods in our lives when sleep is hard to come by. You’re probably familiar with the standard advice: keep your bedroom calm, avoid caffeine after midday, eliminate sources of light, don’t spend too much time on your iPad before sleeping, count sheep, yada yada yada…
But what happens when you’ve followed all the advice and you still can’t sleep?
Since 1996, the number of people with diabetes in the UK has risen from 1.4 million to 2.9 million. Diabetes prevalence is estimated to rise to 4 million by 2025. And 90% of adults with diabetes have type 2, the biggest risk factor being carrying excess weight.
However after doing some research on courses I was surprised at the amount of information out there including many online self help courses.
For the parents of around 6 million schoolchildren, from little children to towering teens, the alarm clock will be going off signalling the start of the new school year. It’s time to begin the familiar bedtime and mealtime routines, stock up on new stationary and school uniforms and pack the kids off back to school.
Do you have or know someone who has ME, CFS or Fibromyalgia? Frustrated with the lack of understanding? Confused and worried about the many symptoms? Looking for answers and a treatment plan? At ‘Wellbeing for ME’ we talk Recovery - not learning to live with it!