22 Jul, 2024
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TikTok Swears By The Alpha Bridge Sleep Technique For Catching Easy Zs. But Does It Work? – Health Digest

According to Erica Terblanche, this hack will even help you fall asleep on an airplane. It doesn’t matter if you’re sitting in a chair or lying down on a bed — all you need is to be in a comfortable position. Terblanche referred to it as “going over the alpha bridge.”  The hack has four steps. […]

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TikTok Shares 3 Easy Ways To Naturally Lower Your Cortisol Levels (But Do They Work? Here’s What We Know) – Health Digest

The first thing that Riley says helped reduce her cortisol levels was letting up on the intensity of her exercise. Rather than working out at a high intensity nearly every day of the week as she had previously been doing, the nutritionist swapped her high-intensity interval training (HIIT) classes for regular walks. The science seems […]

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We Tried This Easy Muscle Hack To Fall Asleep In No Time. Here’s How It Went – Health Digest

This was a particularly interesting time for me to be trying out this technique because I was traveling between time zones for the duration of the experiment. My two-week trip had me going from hotel rooms to relative’s homes in different states, and as any of us can attest to, sleeping in a different bed […]

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6 easy ways to spring clean and create new habits that will stick – Healthista

It’s that time of year that brings about the ‘Spring Clean’ – and we don’t just mean your cupboards. Behaviour change specialist, Dr Heather McKee shares 6 easy ways to spring clean your life and create new habits that will stick  Spring is the perfect time to dejunk, have a good clear out and think […]

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We Tried TikTok’s Easy Ear Trick To Fall Asleep Fast. Here’s What Happened – Health Digest

In the video, Dr. Hanson explains that by applying pressure to the animian region, it helps put our nervous system at ease so we can drift off to sleep more quickly. For my experiment, however, I didn’t want to rely solely on perceived feelings of relaxation to draw my conclusions. Rather, I wanted to crunch […]

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Reduce Your Risk Of Falling With This One Easy Exercise – Health Digest

For the sit-to-stand exercise, you’ll need a chair that’s not going to slide or roll around. The seat should be low enough for your feet to be flat on the floor. If possible, have a desk or stable counter nearby to help stabilize you as you stand up. You can also use the arms of […]

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Easy Ways To Turn Your Daily Errands Into Exercise – Health Digest

So you’re going grocery shopping, and you’ve parked far away from the supermarket to try to get some additional exercise. But even after you’ve returned home, there’s still a way to add another type of workout to this errand. As Better Health Channel suggests, you can exercise with your groceries as you put them away, […]

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The Easy Core Exercise You Can Do While Brushing Your Teeth – Health Digest

Being able to balance on one leg can be a sign that you’re in good physical shape, added professor in aging and health at Glasgow Caledonian University, Dawn Skelton (via The Conversation). It can be indicative of a longer lifespan, less risk of falls, and brain health, according to the professor. “You are less likely to be able to […]

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The Easy Ice Trick That Will Help You Fall Asleep In No Time – Health Digest

You may have heard that taking a plunge in cold water is linked with reduced stress and improved sleep (via Harper’s Bazaar), so it’s not entirely surprising that there are other ways to activate your parasympathetic nervous system. Placing an ice pack on your chest or neck might also do the trick, according to Sleep.com. This can […]