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The TOP SIX FACTORS That Affect Sleep
The TOP SIX FACTORS That Affect Sleep

The TOP SIX FACTORS that affect sleep are:

EXERCISE, NUTRITION, HYDRATION, BEDDING, NAPS, and WEIGHT

Numerous sleep experts recommend alternative, natural sleep remedies before resorting to conventional medication.

Nutrition:

Relief from insomnia may be experienced through natural remedies such as: Melatonin, chamomile tea, Valerian, Kava, Calcium, Magnesium and Fish oils. Natural and Health food stores also offer a variety of products containing herbs and other natural products which are believed to aid relaxation…

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Dr Hall Gives Wake-up Call to Mattress and Healthcare Industries
Dr Hall Gives Wake-up Call to Mattress and Healthcare Industries

Through education and direct to the consumer approach to bedding sales, Dr Raymond Hall, a sleep and wellness expert, inventor, Chiropractic Physician and author based in Los Angeles is creating somnographic waves in the sleep and bedding industry.  His natural approach to combating insomnia written in USA TODAY on the 30th of September of last year illustrates the fact that he is educating people and encouraging them to take…

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What Type of Mattress is Best for Lower Back Pain
What Type of Mattress is Best for Lower Back Pain

Patients often ask me what mattress will best help relieve their lower back pain.  Sleeping on the wrong mattress can actually cause back pain or make it worse, but which mattress is the right choice for helping to alleviate lower back pain?

Almost all of us suffer from lower back pain at some point in our lives.  The proper mattress can alleviate back pain and in most cases, help to prevent back…

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Dr Raymond Hall
Sleep and Weight Loss: The #1 Overlooked Connection
Sleep and Weight Loss: The #1 Overlooked Connection

Is there a connection between sleep and weight loss? The answer is certainly yes.  POOR SLEEP can sabotage your WEIGHT LOSS plan. When it comes to losing weight, most people generally focus on diet and exercise and of course they are both very important; but good sleep is often overlooked and yet one of the more important factors in losing weight.   Here's why:

How does sleep affect weight gain and weight loss?  

1. Hormones:

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Dr Raymond Hall
Insomnia Symptoms? How to Sleep Better Without Medication
Insomnia Symptoms? How to Sleep Better Without Medication

Can't sleep?

You aren't alone. Insomnia is a common sleep disorder involving the inability to fall asleep, stay asleep or both. Sleeping pills for insomnia may NOT be the answer.  In fact, alternative sleep remedies like cognitive behavioral therapy are proven to work better to help you fall asleep faster and sleep longer than prescription sleeping pills. Below details sleeping pills side effects and risks, then 7 alternative sleep remedies to treat insomnia naturally. 

Sleeping Pills Side Effects and Safety Concerns:

Sleep experts recommend…

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Dr Raymond Hall