Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 10 June 2016 Struggle to fall asleep when you are not home? Do you struggle to fall asleep when you’re away from home? It’s a common complaint among travellers that their first night in a strange hotel room is spent tossing and turning. Sleep scientists call it the first night effect and it might be the result of the left hemisphere of the brain refusing to switch off properly when it finds itself in unfamiliar surroundings. It’s likely to be an evolutionary hangover in which this part of the brain assumes the role of a ‘night watch’ to alert us to potential danger. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Do itchy, burning eyes mean you have an allergy? News Limpopo Department of Health confident of healthcare turnaround Medical Social media posts may hint at depression long before clinical diagnosis Medical Eczema? Would you consider taking a bleach bath? Parenting Countries that ban spanking see less teen violence News Mom’s life is ruined after mystery sickness makes her look anorexic From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Gut health » Can't lose weight? Blame it on your gut Our nutrition experts weigh in on why gut health is such an important factor in weight loss, on World Obesity Day. Sleep better » Yes, there is such a thing as too much sleep A new study confirms that too little sleep can impair your brain, but interestingly, too much sleep is also a problem.