After giving birth to your little bundle of joy the last thing you probably want to do is exercise. Indeed, those first few weeks the only thing on your mind is likely to be sleep and when you’re going to be able to get some.
Dark circles under eyes are one of the things we all get from time to time. A bad night's sleep or feeling a little run down can lead to dark circles and, let's be honest, they can be very unflattering! But are they just a fact of life or can we do anything to get rid of them?
Want a good night’s sleep tonight? Have a cup of tea, pop on your pyjamas and go to bed at 10pm exactly. A poll of 2,000 adults for bed linen brand Bedeck focussed on the evening habits of people who claimed to sleep well every night of the week.
You know how it is. Trying to balance a social life, family life and work life can often leave you feeling somewhat burnt out. Research has shown that not getting enough sleep can affect your immune system and therefore leave you more at risk of getting ill.
Margaret Thatcher famously managed on four hours of sleep a night while Albert Einstein needed 11 - now a study suggests why. Our need for sleep may be pre-determined by genes, with one in five Europeans carrying a variation of a gene known as ABCC9.
Insomnia-wrecked Brits are more likely to wake up at 3.44am than any other time during the night, researchers found. Dripping taps, noisy neighbours, restless partners and attention-seeking pets were a few of the sleep menaces named by 3,000 Brits.
There's a free way to boost your beauty - get more sleep! Sunday is National Sleep In Day, as the clocks go back and we get an extra hour in bed, so take advantage of the time to tackle those dark shadows under your eyes and boost your complexion.
Relationship experts often say “never go to bed on an argument” - but new research suggests it is what it happening in the bedroom that is causing couples to squabble. A poll found a whopping 83% of British pairs argue over sleeping habits.
The trend for late nights and early mornings is a ticking time bomb for our health, with lack of sleep linked to heart disease, strokes and heart attacks. A team at the University of Warwick followed up more than 470,000 case studies.
New research shows snoring, fidgeting and sheet stealing are keeping British babes awake, as sharing a bed with another person sparks a number of daily complaints. A report found the nation's top sleeping bugbears are usually down to the other half.
Concerned about getting your beauty sleep this Christmas? A study on the health and attractiveness of sleep-deprived people shows a good night's sleep really does affect your looks.