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Caffeine has been called the most popular drug in the world, and it isn't only found in cups of tea and coffee; it's also found in caffeinated soft drinks, and also chocolate. It's important to...

Sleep is a biological necessity and we know that all complex organisms have a sleep-wake cycle, from simple fruit flies to humans. In humans sleep has many vital functions for both physical and...

Insomnia is a common sleep disorder. It is thought to affect at least1 in 10 peoplein the UK. However, some studies indicate that the disorder could affect as many as 1 in 3 people. It is...

While there are no official guidelines about how much sleep you should get each night, because everyone is different, what's important is whether you feel you get enough sleep, and whether your...

When suffering from insomnia, it is common for people to resort to taking sleeping tablets, or other medication to provide some relief. However, these drugs don't address the underlying problem and...

Pregnancy is an exciting time for most women, but hormonal changes and the physical discomforts associated with carrying a child can lead to sleep disturbance. It is very common for women to feel...

There has been some really good recent research looking at the effect of exercise on sleep. You may be aware that theWorld Health Organisation tells us that we must be doing at least 150 minutes of...

It’s not always possible to resolve sleep by yourself and you may find that you need help from a doctor. You should make an appointment to see your GP if you are struggling to get to sleep or stay...