Dreaming wistfully of a good night’s rest? You’re not alone: insomnia has reached epidemic proportions. Hannah Betts delves into those dark hours when sleep slips out of reach.
Julia Medew Thousands of Australians could benefit from a combination of two drugs that help people lose weight, but only if they can tolerate side-effects including depression, heart palpitations and insomnia,...
Road test: Oil pulling
MJ Angel Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic practice that involves swishing a cold-pressed oil around your mouth first thing in the morning for about 20 minutes to remove toxins and impurities.
Paula Goodyer It's not just post-natal depression that's hard on mothers - it's also the guilt that goes with it.
Despite its benefits, the poses and the chanting can be too much of a stretch for some males.
Sarah Berry A nightcap may be nice, but is likely to lead to a fragmented night's sleep.
Lissa Christopher Acupuncture can reduce hay fever symptoms, new research shows.
Renae Leith-Manos For the most part, exercise is an elixir for health, but you have to know your limits.
Siobhan Moylan Remember to breathe. Simple, yes? Yet in stressful situations it is possible to either forget to breathe - not good - or to over-breathe, leading to hyperventilation, which affects blood chemistry.
Chew on this
Paula Goodyer For some people falling asleep is no problem - the real challenge is staying asleep
Amy Molloy You've heard of the benefits of meditation for stress relief, but could it also get you bikini-ready?
Sarah Whyte Caffeine is creeping into our diets at an alarming rate with the number of cafes and energy drink sales ballooning in a decade, a consultation paper prepared for the Australian and New Zealand...
Sarah Whyte Caffeine is creeping into our diets at an alarming rate, as the number of cafes and the sale of energy drinks has ballooned in a decade.
Graham Osbourne Can't sleep? Feeling low? You may be suffering from a vitamin or mineral deficiency.
Eat your weeds
Graham Osbourne Put down the poison, those "weeds" are nutrient-rich herbs.
Saeed Shah CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan: The US military is applying an ancient Chinese healing technique to the top modern battlefield injury for American soldiers, with results that doctors here say are...
Rachel Browne Shiatsu or Swedish, remedial or reflexology - what you need and why.
SHIATSU How it works
Tired and tested
Bronwyn McNulty Lack of sleep is a healthcare crisis in the making.
So much around us happens 24/7 now it's no surprise we can have trouble finding time to relax. So, when something has to give, sleep is often where we cut corners.