Sleep Remedies 101

0 September 14, 2017

Looking for some sleep remedies to get you thru the night?

Careers, kids, and cash are 3 reasons that can cause stress, resulting in keeping us up all night. If you are having a difficult time with the following, then it’s time to start looking into some sleep remedies. Do you have a hard time:

  • Falling asleep?
  • Have feelings of exhaustion?
  • Intestinal Distress?
  • Tension Headaches?
  • Can’t focus very well?
  • Dizzy?
  • Always feeling on edge?

If any of these questions are sounding too familiar, then it’s time to start trying something new. There are many different foods, smells, and behaviors that can help aid a better more comfortable night of sleep for you.

Foods to Eat & Not Eat

#1. Tart Cherry Juice Why? Because studies show that it may help with insomnia, improve melatonin levels, and reduce inflammation to promote restful sleep. It may even help improve how long we sleep. Try drinking a tablespoon of tart cherry juice at night to help with sleep quality, especially on days with intense workouts since it also se

0 November 18, 2016

It’s the time of year again, Flu season. With all of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, make sure that you don’t forget to get your flu shot at MedHealth Urgent Care in Montgomery, AL. Why is it important to get a flu shot?

  • It can keep you from getting sick with the flu
  • Reduce the risk of flu-associated hospitalization
  • Helps your immune system to produce antibodies
  • The best way to fight against getting the flu

Did you know that according to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, the flu affects between 5-20% of the U.S. population each year. Anyone 6 months of age or older should be getting a flu shot, especially high-risk individuals that include:

  • Pregnant women
  • Children between 6 months and 5 years old
  • Peo

0 October 28, 2016

Sleep. We all love it, we all hate it. Why is healthy sleep good for you? Healthy Sleep is crucial for your health. In fact, sleep helps repair your heart and blood vessels. Without getting a healthy amount of sleep, it leads to major health problems like, heart disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke and so much more. On average, adults should receive between seven and nine hours of sleep each night. If you are receiving this much sleep per night, then it’s a good sign that your body is on track and leading a healthy life.

  • Here’s a healthy sleep checklist,
  • You fall asleep within 15-20 minutes of lying down to sleep.
  • You regularly sleep a total of seven to nine hours in a 24-hour period.
  • While in your bed, your sleep is continuous—you don’t have long periods of lying awake when you wish to be sleeping.
  • You wake up feeling refreshed, as if you’ve “filled the tank.”
  • You feel alert and are able to be fully productive throughout the waking hours
  • Your partner or family members do not notice any disturbing or out of the ordinary behavior from you while you sleep (no snoring, irregular breathing, restlessness, etc.)

Rule of thumb, eat crappy, sleep crappy. Ever wondered what unhealthy, lack of sleep leads to? Does not getting enough sleep really affect your body? Yes, it affect