Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Sleep psychologist Michelle Drerup, PsyD, answers this question about why we dream.
If your child seems stressed or moody, or if she struggles with depression or anxiety, you may be missing a simple fix. Sleep. Found out how it influences a child’s mood and how to tell if she’s getting enough.
Do you get drowsy every afternoon? That dip in energy is a problem when you’re at work, on the road or looking after kids (or grandkids). Discover why your energy level can drop in the afternoon and how to get back on track.
Insomnia can rob you of energy the next day, fog your thinking and put you in harm’s way on the road. Common crutches for sleeplessness can hurt, rather than help, your quest for rest. Find out what really works.
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How can drinking too much alcohol cause you to involuntarily urinate in your sleep? Find out about adult bedwetting or what scientists call nocturnal enuresis.
Many people with obstructive sleep apnea find continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) as uncomfortable as snoring and gasping through the night. Learn about an implantable device that serves as another option for those with this serious condition.
Do exams make your teen break out in a cold sweat? Does your child forget what she knows at test time? Follow these tips to help relieve your child’s test anxiety.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our “Short Answer” series. Sleep expert Michelle Drerup, PsyD, answers this one about chronic fatigue.
Think turning in at 12:30 a.m. and dragging yourself out of bed when the alarm sounds at 6 a.m. is no big deal? Here Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, DO, explains why your health depends on reprioritizing a good night’s sleep.
As your child enters the school-age years, he or she changes dramatically. A pediatrician answers the nine most common questions she hears from parents of children ages 6-10.