Due to the spread of COVID-19 and the upcoming flu season, it is important to maintain our health and our immune system to the best of our abilities.
Before you know it, the first day of school will be here and summer will have unofficially ended. For many children, the summer has meant staying up late and sleeping in late, but with school soon to begin, it’s important to get their bedtime routine back on track.
On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, Amit Narula, D.O., medical director of Carroll Hospital’s Sleep Disorders Center, discusses sleep and the 2019 Sleep Awareness Day event taking place on Wednesday, May 1 in the Shauck Auditorium from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Listen to the Carroll Hospital Health Chat live every Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. on WTTR AM 1470/FM 102.3!
Each month, we set the facts straight on a health and wellness myth.
This month’s myth: Physical activity is only beneficial in long sessions
For many, tossing and turning, late nights and early mornings, and snoring are just a part of a typical night’s sleep. But what is it doing to our health? This month, we debunk three common sleep myths:
Remember to set your clocks one hour ahead on Sunday, March 11, when we spring forward for daylight saving time. While it may seem like a minor change, it can have a major impact on your mood, appetite and even your heart.
Are you exercising, eating the right foods and still struggling to maintain your weight? Sleep deprivation may be impacting your weight loss goals. If you’re not getting 7 to 9 hours of sleep a night, a lack of sleep may be affecting your waistline.