Working the night shift can be hazardous to your health. Find out the signs of shift work sleep disorder and what you can do to get a better day’s sleep.
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
Between holiday shopping, parties and family visits, the holiday season can leave you short on time and sleep. But it’s important to keep your sleep routine so that you can truly enjoy the season. A lack of quality sleep increases chances of holiday weight gain and can disrupt your fitness routine,” says sleep expert Nancy … Read More
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If you’re in the mood for a midnight snack, here’s what you should pick so you don’t ruin your diet in the eleventh hour.
We spend about one-third of our time on Planet Earth asleep. That’s about 16 hours a night as infants, 9 hours as teens and 7 to 8 hours as adults. Until 25 years ago, scientists knew little about this nighttime habit of ours. Below, experts in our Sleep Disorders Center share curious and fantastic facts … Read More
Having trouble falling back asleep? Our sleep expert offers 4 easy tips.
Sleep disorders can wreak havoc on your job, family, social life and waist line, and make driving unsafe. Take the quiz below, based on the Epworth Sleepiness Scale, to find out whether you’re suffering from a sleep disorder or are just exhausted. We’ll tell you what your score means and share eight tips for better … Read More
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
There’s not just one type of insomnia. Knowing the kind you have is key to getting the sleep you need.