5 Surprising Health Benefits of Sleep
Jan25

5 Surprising Health Benefits of Sleep

We all know that getting a good night’s sleep makes us feel good but few of us realise that quality sleep can improve our lives in countless ways. Below are just five of the surprising ways a few more hours in bed could change your life… 1. Weight loss How can staying in bed help me lose weight? Simple. For a number of reasons. Firstly, well-rested we have better willpower meaning we are better equipped to avoid the biscuit tin....

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Sleep deprivation: Safety, You and Others
Dec01

Sleep deprivation: Safety, You and Others

A couple of days ago, I wrote on the deadly health effects of sleep deprivation. Today, I need to let you know that sleep deprivation doesn’t just affect your health, it could affect the safety of yourself and those around you. Remember sleep deprivation is not only linked to heart disorders and cancer, it de-energises you and is also linked to behavioral disorders. Can you think for a minute what these could result in if...

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Sleep deprivation: Health and Reduced life expectancy
Nov27

Sleep deprivation: Health and Reduced life expectancy

In the last 2 weeks, I have heard of at least 3 seemingly healthy people in their 20s that just slumped and died. Unbelievable right? One of them actually died while doing his regular exercise somewhere in the United States, another in a bus in London. Another was actually a doctor here in Nigeria who just graduated from medical school. In Nigeria, medical school is no joke – it can take up to 12 years as in the case of a friend...

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