Tag Archives: sleep

World Cup star Jonny Wilkinson tells how aromatherapy solved his sleep problems

For years, Jonny Wilkinson and sleep made uncomfortable ­bedfellows. The intense focus and obsessive drive which made him such a superstar on the rugby field also left him thinking that rest was “wasted” time and a sign of weakness. During the most challenging period of his life, unless he used sleeping tablets the World Cup… Read More »

Medical News Today: Sleep apnea: Daytime sleepiness might help predict cardiovascular risk

A recent study categorizing people with obstructive sleep apnea based on their differing symptoms found a strong link between excessive daytime sleepiness and cardiovascular disease. OSA increases hypertension risk. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) causes sporadic airflow blockages during sleep. All of the different types of sleep apnea, OSA is the most common. Symptoms include snoring,… Read More »