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Getting enough sleep is vital for healthy ageing

Dr Deborah Lee from Dr Fox Online Pharmacy analyses insomnia in the UK and why getting enough sleep is vital for healthy ageing.
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The importance of a good night’s sleep for your response to vaccination

The benefits of a good night's sleep on mental health is well-known, but now researchers have discovered it has an impact on response to vaccination too.
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Why is smartphone addiction on the rise, and are you being affected?

With 6.3% of the population currently suffering, Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, explores and examines concerns around smartphone addiction (SMA).
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Cold intolerance: 15 reasons why you could be feeling cold all the time

Commonly feeling cold when others are not complaining of it may not be to do with your lack of central heating - you may be experiencing cold intolerance.
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The ‘night owl’ sleep cycle is more likely to induce type 2 diabetes

Depending on your sleep cycle, whether you’re an early bird or a night owl can make a huge difference in your physical health.
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Veterans of colour reluctant to seek mental health support

American military veterans of colour are unwilling to seek mental health support due to past discrimination.
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Drug relapse and withdrawal worsened by sleep disruptions

Relapse presents a major barrier to recovery from substance use disorders, and sleep disruptions have long been associated with drug withdrawal and relapse.
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Blue light exposure: What are the dangers?

Daily, lifelong exposure to blue light which comes from phones, computers and household fixtures can worsen with age.
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Regular naps can increase the risk of high blood pressure by up to 40%

Regular naps have been associated with higher risks for high blood pressure and stroke, as those who nap more frequently generally sleep worse.
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Does acute sleep loss affect our social impressions?

Study suggests sleep loss may be having a noticeable impact on how we view and interact with others on a personal level.
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Poor sleep can increase risk of heart disease by up to 141%

A bad night’s sleep has been found to have poor effects on your physical health, increasing the risk of heart disease.

How do the sun and moon affect the behaviour of wildlife?

A study has shown that the gravitational action of the sun and the moon influences the behaviour of animals and plants, analysing seed germination in cycles regulated by tides.
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How does cannabis use affect sleep duration?

Recent cannabis use has been shown to affect extremes of nightly sleep duration, being either less than six hours or more than nine hours, with more intense patterns among heavier users.
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Natural ways to lower your blood pressure

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, tells us about all the way you can naturally lower your blood pressure without medical intervention.
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The effects of sleep deprivation on your skin

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, explores the effects that sleep deprivation can have on your skin.
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Irregular sleep schedule increases risk of depression

A new study has found that having an irregular sleep schedule can increase the risk of bad moods and depression.
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Data finds 300mg of coffee can solve short term cognitive impairment

Professor Renata Riha, at the Edinburgh Department of Sleep Medicine, released new data about how coffee can balance short term cognitive impairment - as experienced by sleep deprived people, or shift pattern workers.
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Technology use and sleep disorders in the U.S.

Technology has always been condemned in multiple empirical studies highlighting blue light effects on overall sleep quality. However, with the rise of sleep tech in recent years, could this digital insurgence be the catalyst for a public’s change of heart?
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US experienced spike in insomnia during first COVID lockdown

A significant increase in online searches for "insomnia" signalled to researchers that the first COVID lockdown was hard-hitting on mental health in the US.
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How the festive season is affecting your hormones

To help identify how the festive season could be affecting your hormones, we caught up with expert nutritionist from bioniq, Clarissa Lenherr, who explains five ways the festive season might be causing you more harm than good and what you can do about it.

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