In the second part of this two episode series, Dr Mark Donohoe returns to dive deeper into the various treatments used to combat a poor nights' sleep.
Despite its high prevalence, the symptoms of restless legs syndrome are often overlooked or misdiagnosed.
Many Australian children are not meeting the current recommendations for various nutrients fundamental for their growth and development.
In an era where the majority of adults do not meet their recommended daily intakes for magnesium, a team of researchers tested the hypothesis that magnesium supplementation affects vitamin D metabolism.
Anxiety, hyperactivity, sleep problems – these are very common concerns parents have about their children and that affect the entire family’s wellbeing. A parent can only be as relaxed as the least unruffled child in the family.
Determining the correct dose of nutrients and supplements for children can be overwhelming. To add to the confusion, many supplements will only show an adult dose on the label. So how can we convert that to a dose suitable for children?
It is estimated that up to one-third of people experience sleep problems. This is a significant concern as poor sleep affects work and academic performance and is associated with an increased risk of most mental and physical disorders.
Poor sleep is a common complaint for both children and their parents. Fatigue in children can cause a number of problems in waking life, including decreased concentration, behavioural issues, school absenteeism, lower immune resistance and less emotional resilience.