Chronic pain sufferers often deal with insomnia. Experts find behavioral therapy to be the single most effective treatment. Learn more about cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia.
Sleep apps and online programs are becoming a popular way to combat sleep issues. Many find these techy tools can give you the feedback and instruction that can help you get back to sleep.
Energy drinks won’t only cause your young children to bounce off the walls – they may cause an irregular heartbeat, too. A study recently presented at an American Heart Association (AHA) meeting revealed that children younger than age 6 represented more than 40 percent of the emergency calls to poison centers that were related to … Read More
Bulletproof coffee is the latest trend, but does adding butter and oil to your morning jolt really pack the health punch proponents claim it does?
You’ve heard “you are what you eat.” But what you drink matters, too! More and more studies are unearthing the health benefits of drinking tea. Black tea is America’s favorite variety of this beloved beverage. But it’s good to look beyond your comfort zone. Green tea, matcha (a type of green tea), white tea, peppermint … Read More
Healthy eating and exercise can help control the bloating, depression and irritability of PMS. Avoid salt, fast food and processed food, and chow down on fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy.
Colas and coffee appear to have some effect on women’s bone density and could lead to osteoporosis. But tea — even the kind with caffeine — and other sodas do not. And men are not affected at all. Confused? You’re not alone. While scientists have gathered data that links consumption of colas and coffee with loss of … Read More
Patients often have questions about the safety of coffee, caffeinated soft drinks and other drinks that contain caffeine. I typically tell them that there have been many studies of caffeine over decades, and to date, the vast majority indicate that there is no adverse effect on heart health with normal doses. Energy drinks, on the … Read More
While caffeine consumption levels have not changed among children and adolescents since 1999, the sources of caffeine have, a new study says. Between 1999 and 2010, a steady 73 percent of children ages 2 to 11 consumed caffeine on any given day. But while soda still accounts for the majority of caffeine intake for this … Read More
When you grab a cup of coffee to kick-start your day, you know you’re getting a stimulant. In fact, caffeine is one of the most commonly used stimulants in the world. In the U.S. alone, around 83 percent of adults drink coffee, according to the National Coffee Association. But there are times when you’re adding … Read More