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Bed sores develop when there is prolonged pressure on one part of your body. Relieve pressure by changing positions frequently and use special cushions/mattresses for support. Clean with saline and apply turmeric paste, papaya paste, sugar, or neem oil. A honey or alginate dressing can help too. Have a healthy diet to promote healing.
Feng Shui is an age-old Chinese practice that is based on the belief that the positioning of objects like furniture can affect the degree...
The myths about sleeping may be dangerous if believed as it gives wrong information about how the body functions. Now that scientific study has been used to get to the bottom of these myths, it's important that you know what practices are bad and what are good when it comes to sleeping. One such myth is the belief that you can skip sleeping properly in the weekdays and make up for it with extra sleep on the weekends.
Investing in a good mattress and choosing a cool color scheme for your walls are some easy ways to make your bedroom more sleep-friendly. Choosing a controlled lighting system and making your bedroom an electronic-free zone can also help your body prepare better for sleep. Make sure to keep your bedroom cool before you decide to turn in, as this can help your body slip easily into sleep mode.
After the first alarm, your body abruptly wakes up. Repeatedly hitting snooze, however, causes confusion and sleep inertia, the feeling of grogginess after waking. This can last for 2 to 4 hours even though you spent more time in bed. To stop hitting snooze, go to bed earlier. A bedtime routine and consistent sleep schedule can really help. Come morning, placing the alarm clock far away and making early plans will encourage you to get up.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is considered to be a neurodevelopmental disorder. Its symptoms are similar to sleep problems, but the two are seen as separate problems. Yet, the recent research proposes that there’s a much stronger link. ADHD is associated with sleep-related issues like apnea and restless leg syndrome. The crucial sleep phases in ADHD patients are also delayed by 1.5 hours. More research is needed, but as a part of treatment, getting enough sleep should be a priority.
A growing teenager needs 8 to 10 hours of sleep to support normal growth and development. During puberty, the sleep hormone melatonin is also released later at night. The internal body clock will want to stay up two hours longer and rise two hours later. But with the early start of high school and extra-curricular activities, 70 percent of teens don’t get enough rest, increasing the risk of poor grades, unhealthy habits, and irritability.
Make the most of your regular sleep to enhance your beauty. Use soft fabrics to avoid friction between your sheets and skin and change pillow covers to reduce the skin’s exposure to bacteria. Sleep on your back if possible to prevent wrinkles from forming. Tying or braiding your hair, removing makeup before sleep, and moisturizing keeps your skin soft and free from impurities. Keep the bedroom temperature within 67℉ for optimal sleep.
Toddlers' sleeping habits baffle most young parents. If your baby wakes up at night, he might be hungry or sick. He could also be feeling too hot or cold. Toddlers might get hurt while asleep so put them on their backs and keep pets out of their room. Cradle and rock your child or give them a warm bath to help them sleep. Shift to a bed if your toddler is 35 inches tall.
A night of satisfying sleep can become a distant dream with each passing decade. It is a problem that is literally giving sleepless nights...
Yoga can amp up your sex life and give you the stamina you crave. You can work your pelvic floor muscles by zeroing in on your mula bandha (root lock), kandharasana (bridge pose), and the supta baddha konasana (reclining bound angle pose). Wash away fatigue and rejuvenate your body by practising poses like the balasana (child’s pose) and padmasana (lotus pose). Experience improved sex when you practice the upavistha konasana (sitting wide-legged straddle pose).
When it comes to fitness to build sexual stamina, some exercises pip others to the post. Kegel exercises and the pelvic bridge exercise can work those pelvic floor muscle. Strength and resistance exercises designed to boost your endurance, strength, and flexibility can go a long way to improve your sexual stamina.
In this fast-moving world, we often hit the bed only at nighttime after a long day at work. So, the moment we slide into...
To ease night-time battles with your toddler set a relaxing night time routine with a strict bedtime. Let the baby make choices such as which pajamas to wear and allow a favorite toy or blanket in bed. Avoid scary stories and movies and imagine happier endings for nightmares to dilute frightening dreams. Also, make sure they nap in the day but limit sleeping after mid-afternoon.
We all get cranky from time to time. It is something as humans we have to deal with. But there are many reasons, other...