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Royal Brompton Hospital treating Insomnia with CBTi

Sleeping is a basic human need- like breathing, eating and drinking. It is vitally important for physical health. In this article, we hear from an expert at Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care, Dr Alanna Hare, about why it’s so important to treat sleep disorders.

 

Around 30 to 50 per cent of the adult population […]

By |April 15th, 2019|Conditions, Hot Topics|0 Comments

Top Tips for Beating Insomnia and Taming Sleep Anxiety

This article was written by Anxiety Expert Chloe Brotheridge and first appeared in Good Zing: the one-stop shop for finding (*and sharing) all the best health tips and tricks for your everyday issues.

Most of us suffer from a degree of anxiety on a daily basis. Did I turn off my hair straighteners? Did I double lock the front door? If we’re […]

By |November 28th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Top Tips for Beating Insomnia and Taming Sleep Anxiety

Is Binge Watching TV Harming our Mental Health and Ruining our Sleep?

Written for Doctify

Have you finished watching Mindhunter yet? How about Stranger Things? And then there’s The Sinner, Big Mouth and countless other shows on streaming services like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Video. With the rise of 24/7 streaming capabilities, people have started to embrace the habit of “binge watching” television. Not only are we consuming more […]

By |November 20th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Is Binge Watching TV Harming our Mental Health and Ruining our Sleep?

Why you Should See a Dentist to Help Stop Snoring

Written by Devonshire Place Dental Practice for Doctify
Snoring. Comical? Sometimes. Annoying? Always. This common nighttime occurrence can prevent sleep, both in the snorer and their partner. So, who should you go and see to fix this particular problem? The answer might surprise you… Or it would if you hadn’t read the title of this article.
What […]

By |October 25th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Why you Should See a Dentist to Help Stop Snoring

Are you Sleeping Enough? How Insomnia can Affect your Overall Health

Written by Dr Ralph Rodgers for Doctify
Sleep is just as important to your health and wellbeing as good nutrition, exercise, and stress management.

It’s far too easy to stay awake at night watching TV or surfing the web. You could be doing some last minute work or just getting some ‘me’ time after the kids go […]

By |October 23rd, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Are you Sleeping Enough? How Insomnia can Affect your Overall Health

6 Things You Never Knew About Narcolepsy

Written by Dr Sofia Eriksson for Doctify
When people have narcolepsy in the movies, they tend to fall asleep immediately, no matter what they’re doing. It’s often played for comedy as sufferers instantly pass out mid-conversation.

But what actually causes it? And can people really fall asleep standing up? Here to separate the fact from fiction is […]

By |October 13th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on 6 Things You Never Knew About Narcolepsy

Feeling Tired and Sluggish? You could have Anaemia

Written by Dr Anton Bungay for Doctify
It’s Monday morning. Getting out of bed feels even more of a challenge than usual even though you slept eight hours last night. Should you cut back on the late nights and big weekends? Probably. But the problem could be something else entirely. You could be suffering from anaemia.

Here […]

By |July 18th, 2017|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Feeling Tired and Sluggish? You could have Anaemia

A cure for insomnia?

By Rajan Bhambra with psychologist Dr Catherine Sykes
We all love sleep. So not getting enough can lead to frustration and despair. But what exactly is insomnia? When should you seek help for it? And is there any cure?

What is insomnia?

Insomnia is defined as a difficulty falling asleep or a difficulty staying asleep, and up to a […]

By |December 23rd, 2016|Conditions, Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on A cure for insomnia?

Reduce Stress This Festive Season

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Written by Catherine Meyers for Doctify

With the holidays right around the corner, you may start noticing yourself losing some sleep and becoming more stressed. We all love the festive season but it can be very stressful sometimes. We asked two of our specialists, Mr Alexander Hedger an accredited Cognitive Behaviour Therapist (CBT) and […]

By |October 30th, 2016|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Reduce Stress This Festive Season

5 Tips to Help You Sleep Smarter

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Written by Catherine Meyers for Doctify

How much sleep did you get last night? 10 hours? 8 hours? 4 hours? Since we were kids, we’ve been told over and over again that getting a good night’s sleep is important for our daily routine, productivity and function. Even a 2016 study done by economists Matthew Gibson and […]

By |October 30th, 2016|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on 5 Tips to Help You Sleep Smarter