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.
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
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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
With today’s fast-paced lifestyles and overbooked days, insomnia strikes nearly everyone at some point. It’s normal to have some nights that aren’t as restful as others, but when it happens in a string of nights, you might want to try an over-the-counter sleep aid. We asked neurologist Jessica Vensel-Rundo, MD, to share her suggestions for … Read More
If you work a non-traditional shift like the night shift or rotating shifts, you may be missing out on more than daylight and watching your kids’ soccer games. You could be missing out on sleep and better health. Night shift workers who have trouble sleeping may have a condition known as shift work sleep disorder. … Read More
Have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep or just feeling rested? Your own habits and behavior could be the problem. Some people lay in bed staring at the ceiling in part due to chronic pain, depression, medications or other substances that can interfere with sleep. When you treat those conditions, often it will naturally help improve … Read More