At The Medicine Shoppe® Pharmacies, we are dedicated to providing products and services to care for your family’s wellness. One of those services is health news you can trust. Use the filters to focus on the information that is important to you, then bookmark this page to make it a regular stop anytime you’re online.
Sleep More, Love Better
Most couples have a little fight now and then. But there may be a surprising way to tone down the tension — make sure both of you are getting a good night's sleep.
Sleep Better, Fear the Night Less
Dealing with a mental health issue like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be challenging. Yet treating other health issues can sometimes help relieve PTSD symptoms too.
It's 8 PM. Is Your Child in Bed Yet?
Children can be masterful at trying to get out of a regular bedtime. As clever as they may be in avoiding going to bed, that cleverness may not pay off for them later on.
Add Sleep to Your Healthy Habit Checklist
It seems pretty straightforward: the more healthy behaviors you practice, the less likely you are to develop heart disease. But did you know that sleep plays a role too?
Stay Up Late, Eat More
The risk of becoming overweight if you don't get enough sleep has been known for a while among researchers. The question is what might be the cause of possible weight gain for sleep-deprived folks.
Too Big a Nightcap May Not Help Sleep
It may seem that throwing back extra drinks would help folks fall asleep faster and sleep better overall. But that may not be true for those having more than four drinks at a time.
Not Enough Oxygen May Hurt Your Heart
Not getting enough oxygen during sleep can cause problems. This is the situation for many untreated sleep apnea patients. And one of those problems could affect the heart.
Sunny Work Day for More Peace at Night
When workers can't get outdoors during the day, sitting next to a window is the next best thing. The light exposure can improve sleep quality and physical well-being.
Poor Sleep May Trigger Heart Attacks
For heart attack patients, getting post-traumatic stress disorder is fairly common. Those with PTSD are also likely to have another cardiac event, and sleep troubles may play a role.
Safe Driving When You Have Sleep Apnea
Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder linked to various other health problems. It can also cause daytime sleepiness that makes driving risky.