4 Sleep Disorders That Leave Kids and Teens Tired

From sleep apnea to insomnia, the sleep disorders that keep adults up at night and dragging during the day can have the same effect on children and teens. As pediatric sleep expert Jyoti Krishna, MD, notes, these sleep disorders can affect your children’s health — and yours, since you care for them. Dr. Krishna offers … Read More

5 Ways Exercise Affects Sleep

If you’re looking for one more reason to start an exercise routine, try this: Exercise will help you sleep. The National Sleep Foundation 2013 Sleep in America Poll explores the relationship between physical activity and the quality of sleep. In a survey of 1,000 people representing a cross-section of the country, people who reported exercising … Read More

Insomnia: Get the Facts, Get Better Sleep

You toss. You turn. You stare at the clock and count down the minutes as morning creeps up. If this sounds like you, you’re not alone. Insomnia is one of the most common sleep disorders, says Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, DO, director of Cleveland Clinic’s Sleep Disorders Center. There is hope, though — and it starts with … Read More

Sleep Smart With These 10 Tips (Slideshow)

If you’ve ever spent a night tossing and turning or staring at the clock, you know the toll it can take the next day. But insomnia and most other sleep disorders can affect your long-term health, too. Get a better night’s rest with these tips from Cleveland Clinic’s Sleep Disorders Center — and S.L.E.E.P. S.M.A.R.T. … Read More

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Too Stressed to Sleep?

People tend to bring their stress to bed — exactly the place it doesn’t belong. That’s not a practice that leads to a good night’s sleep, says sleep expert Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, DO. Most people with insomnia caused by stress have trouble falling asleep; some have trouble staying asleep or find their sleep unrefreshing. Dr. Foldvary-Schaefer … Read More