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Entries by Dr. Michael J. Breus from 08/2009

Naps Are Exercise for the Brain!

| Posted 08.04.2009 | Healthy Living

All of us can learn how to nap and reap its many rewards!

Sleeplessness Worse for Women

| Posted 08.06.2009 | Healthy Living

If a woman gets fewer than 8 hours of sleep, her risk for heart disease goes up (according to biological indications), but men don't seem to show such a significant increase in their risk.

Do Not Try This at Home

| Posted 08.14.2009 | Style

If you haven't seen the spectacular display of Mattress Dominoes yet, check it out.

Sleep Linked to Infertility

| Posted 08.15.2009 | Healthy Living

All the healthy, pure food in the world and all the attention to getting your body into tip-top prenatal shape won't cure a hormonal system gone awry from missing sleep.

Something New in Melatonin?

| Posted 08.26.2009 | Healthy Living

Many claim that melatonin is a natural sleeping aid or nightcap because it "naturally" helps regulate sleep-wake cycles. Given its wide spread availability today, you'd presume it's safe. Is it?

Off to College, Probably Not Off to Sleep: Part 1

| Posted 08.28.2009 | Healthy Living

For both newbies and soon-to-be graduates alike, the one thing that seems to get the best of them every single year is sleep. Translation: serious deprivation.