Cortisol is an important hormone in the body that plays a role in metabolism, stress handling, and immunity. Prolonged stress not only depletes this precious hormone, but leads to imbalances in energy, cravings, immunity, and the sleep-wake cycle.
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Note: This post in an excerpt from an article written by Julien Adler originally published on medium.com. Julien is an executive business coach and leadership trainer. In the last decade, scientific research has been proving all of us celebrated nappers correct—that sleep deprivation costs American businesses $63 billion a year in lost productivity and that a short […]
There are many types of insomnia. Sometimes sleeplessness is due to over thinking; other times, insomnia may be caused by pain. Night sweats associated with menopause can also significantly disrupt sleep. But there are other chronic types of insomnia that seem to be unresponsive to even the strongest sleep medications. In these cases, there’s a […]