How You Can Safely Use Sleeping Pills for Insomnia

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

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Commonly Undiagnosed Sleep Stealer: Sleep Apnea

If you’re not getting enough sleep, you’re not alone. There’s many reasons for tossing and turning. A common, often undiagnosed condition that can mask itself as fatigue, depression or something else is obstructive sleep apnea — when your airway gets blocked or obstructed when you sleep. This condition, associated with obesity, affects at  least 9 … Read More

How to Put Snoring to Rest

If you can’t get through the night without a symphony of snorts and saws, you’re not alone. According to the National Sleep Foundation, about 90 million American adults snore.  Snoring is common in both men and women but is more frequent in men, says Harneet Walia, MD, of Cleveland Clinic’s Sleep Disorders Center. It can disrupt … Read More