Getting a good night’s sleep can be more of a struggle as you age. Whether illness or bad habits are keeping you up, a few changes can help you get better rest.
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.
The simple act of writing down what you’re grateful for before bed can lead to better sleep, nicer dreams and refreshing start to the next day.
Get ready for a sound sleep with a calming yoga routine to help stretch your body, relax your breathing, and quiet your mind. Judi Bar of the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute demonstrates seven soothing yoga poses to help you sleep better.
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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.
If you’re undergoing treatment for cancer, you may have special needs where sleeping is concerned. Get back to sleep with expert advice from Nurse Practitioner Jamie Schwachter, BSN, MSN, NP-C
If disrupted sleep rules your nights, it can make your days nightmarish. You may feel sluggish, groggy and dull. Your emotional and physical health may suffer. It may help to know that everyone experiences trouble falling or staying asleep once in awhile. In the meantime, try these tips to get a good night’s rest: Eat … Read More
It’s a wonder anything gets done during the day. Nearly 30 percent of U.S. adults suffer from some form of insomnia, says the most recent statistics from the National Institutes of Health. Everyone experiences trouble falling or staying asleep at some point in their lives. Work, family and constant access to technology often prevent people from getting … Read More
If you suffer from untreated sleep apnea, a momentary stop of breathing occurring repeatedly while you sleep, you could be causing serious damage to your heart. “It’s likely that sleep apnea can cause arrhythmias and heart failure because if you have sleep apnea, you tend to have higher blood pressure,” explains molecular cardiologist David Van … Read More
That glass of red wine, a nightcap, or beer before bed can be a sure-fire ticket to falling asleep easily. But while they might ease you into a deep slumber initially, they can end up robbing you of a good night’s rest. “The problem is, in a single night, as the alcohol is metabolized during … Read More