Geelong Medical & Health Group News

8 Ways to Wreck Your Sleep

April 9 2019

Here are 8 worst things that you can do to ruin your sleep. Change your ways by avoiding these poor choices to get better rest. Drink Coffee After Dinner It’s the caffeine. But you knew that when you ordered it, didn’t you? It was perfect with that apple pie — but at 3 a.m., when you’re still awake? Not so much....

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6 Signs You May Have a Sleep Disorder

March 15 2019

If you typically have trouble falling or staying asleep, you might often ask yourself: Could I have a sleep disorder? More than 30 percent of Australians suffer from a severe sleep disorder, and there are 90 different types. (Crazy, right?). So, it’s certainly a possibility. But just because you’re having trouble snoozing doesn’t mean there’s...

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Why Can’t I Sleep?

January 16 2019

Always exhausted? You’re not alone.   At least one-third of the adult population regularly suffers from significant sleep problems. Whether you struggle to fall asleep or can’t seem to stay that way, there’s a reason why the sleep you need is so elusive. Such as:  1. You check your phone before bed. Social media and...

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The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Your Body

September 17 2018

If you’ve ever spent a night tossing and turning, you already know how you’ll feel the next day — tired, cranky, and out of sorts. But missing out on the recommended 7 to 9 hours of shut-eye nightly does more than make you feel groggy and grumpy. The long term effects of sleep deprivation are...

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4 Habits To Avoid If You Have Insomnia

March 14 2018

Contrary to popular belief, insomnia is not only having a hard time getting to sleep. It can also entail trouble staying asleep or waking up very early the following day. Because enough sleep for another person may still feel inadequate to another, there is really no formal way of diagnosing insomnia. If you feel you...

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The 5 Types Of Food You Need To Avoid At Night

October 14 2017

We all can agree that when we finally lay our heads on the pillow we’d like to actually go to sleep. Nothing is more annoying than insomnia, and the evidence is piling up that sleep is essential for good health. But what if you get hungry all of a sudden? There’s no need to deny yourself a...

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Get Enough Sleep

September 29 2017

Are you getting enough sleep recently? Most adults need between 7 and 9 hours of sleep each night.  Sleep is critical for maintaining good health and wellbeing. Insufficient sleep is often linked to the development of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and depression. Here are several ways and ideas to...

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