Fatigue and Insomnia

sleep matters

Why Sleep Matters

Every time I see a patient at the Women to Women Healthcare Clinic and ask about what is going on in her life, I hear a long list of responsibilities and priorities: women today have very full plates! When I talk about sleep, and whether she is getting enough, almost every woman I speak with […]

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Help for Insomnia

Night after night of unplanned wakefulness can take its toll on women – and so many women are aware of the far reaching health effects that they are often looking for ‘anything’ that will help. They bring their concerns about insomnia to their healthcare practitioner, but all too often they’re simply told to take a […]

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Fatigue and Insomnia

Stress affects women in so many ways. One of the biggest reasons women come to see me is because they aren’t sleeping. And most of the time, I discover it’s related to stress. Fuzzy thinking, fatigue, and insomnia can have profound effects on the way women navigate through their day – and we all know […]

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restless leg syndrome

What is Restless Leg Syndrome and How it Can be Treated

Our bodies have some interesting sensations from time to time, and sometimes we don’t know why. Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is one of those perplexing conditions that leaves patients, and their doctors, with some unanswered questions. When patients come to me saying their legs have the “creepy crawlies,” and a persistent tingling that makes them […]

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Natural Sleep Aids – The Impossible Dream

It’s no secret that many women today will say they need more sleep. Even when we do finally get to go to bed, the quality of our sleep just isn’t what it should be. All day long we race from one task to the next, so when we lie down to rest our minds continue […]

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Sleep – Keeping the Stress Away!

Our ancestors had it pretty easy when it came to sleep – when the sun went down you went to bed (and to sleep) and when the sun arose so did you! Those certainly were simpler times, it seems. I hear so many women these days talking about waking well before the sun, staying up […]

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Lyme Disease and Fatigue

I’m sure that you’ve heard a lot about Lyme disease and how it can affect our bodies. It’s important to take precautions against tick bites, but sometimes no matter what you do, you can’t avoid exposure. Let’s take a closer look at this disease and what it might mean for you. Lyme disease has spread […]

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yoga insomnia

Yoga for Insomnia

Something new to try – yoga techniques for insomnia Getting a good night’s sleep is essential, but underrated in our fast-paced culture.  Getting into the habit of a good sleep routine can be quite difficult, and when you can’t sleep when you know you should, it can be incredibly frustrating.  There are many things we […]

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chronic fatigue

Chronic Fatigue — Get Your Energy Back!

As primary caregivers, working mothers, and instinctive people-pleasers, women are extremely prone to fatigue. Every day I see patients who commute to work 40+ hours a week, then zoom home to the demands of children, aging parents, and running a household. They remain on the go throughout the evening and often get little rest at […]

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constant fatigue

Constant Fatigue in Women – “Why am I so Tired all the Time?”

Do you wake up every morning just as tired as you were when you went to bed? Do you feel so mentally and physically exhausted that it’s difficult to make yourself do anything at all? If you’re suffering from constant fatigue, it’s a sign that your body’s normal systems are being disrupted. There’s no reason […]

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