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The relationship between sleep and willpower

willpower

From diet and exercise to smoking and drinking, sleep has an important part to play in strengthening our resolve to be healthier, as Dr Jonathan Bloomfield, human performance expert and Mammoth sleep ambassador, explains. In an age of self-care and self-improvement, many of us are making the effort to be healthier. Whether it’s improving your […]

Puppy Love: should you let your dog sleep on your bed?

should you let your dog sleep on your bed

Can letting your furry friend share your bed leave you feeling dog-tired? They’re a loyal and lovable addition to any home, so it’s no surprise that more than a quarter (26%) of UK adults have a dog. This equates to around 9.9 million pet dogs up and down the country. And it isn’t just the […]

Are sleep apps a blessing or a curse?

sleep apps

Monitoring your sleep patterns with technology is a popular option, but for some people it only heightens the anxiety of getting to sleep Getting enough sleep is a global issue. Research shows that as many as a quarter (25%) of the population experience acute insomnia every year. For 6% of people, this develops into chronic […]

Can’t Sleep? Here’s why counting sheep may not be the answer

counting sheep

It’s often hailed as the classic way to hit the hay, but research suggests counting sheep has little impact on our ability to nod off Many of us struggle when it comes to falling asleep. In fact, figures show that as many as 16 million UK adults suffer from regular sleepless nights. We all have […]

Why do you feel groggy in the morning?

why do you feel groggy

Even if you get eight hours of sleep, you still might not wake up feeling refreshed There is nothing worse than waking up feeling like all you want to do is put your head back on the pillow and fall asleep. But for many of us, feeling groggy in the morning is a daily struggle. […]

6 ways to maintain a sleep routine in your house during the summer holidays

Here’s how to stop your little ones wearing themselves out this summer Every child looks forward to the school holidays. It’s a chance for them to relax after a long year at school, seeing their friends and enjoying a seemingly endless stretch of free time. But while the summer holidays can be great for kids […]

Why are some of us light sleepers and some of us heavy sleepers?

light sleepers

What are the reasons behind the way you sleep, and is it possible to change your habits? Some of us find ourselves waking constantly throughout the night at the slightest disturbance, while others seem to be able to sleep through anything. Many people are self-declared light sleepers or heavy sleepers, yet there’s still no definitive […]

Sleep and the menopause

Doctor Nicola Barclay, departmental lecturer in sleep medicine at the University of Oxford and Mammoth sleep ambassador. The menopause is a significant hormonal, psychological and physical change that typically affects women around the age of 50. During the transition phase known as the perimenopause, a woman’s ovaries gradually produce less oestrogen and progesterone. This shift […]

Is sleep medication making your insomnia worse?

Many insomniacs depend on sleep medication to help them nod off, but this could be worsening your symptoms in the long term There are as many as 16 million adults in the UK living with insomnia, and for many of them sleeping pills provide a fast and effective solution to yet another sleepless night. In […]

Mammoth join end of season celebrations at the 21st Rugby Players Association Awards

The Mammoth Team were delighted to attend the 2019 RPA Awards held at Twickenham Stadium in May. This year, we were thrilled to be joined on our table by representatives from our close partners at the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. As one of the most prestigious events on the rugby calendar, the RPA awards is […]