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Entries by Dr. Michael J. Breus from 10/2010

Acupressure Can Improve Insomnia

| Posted 10.02.2010 | Healthy Living

The "Shimien" is famous for its relationship with relieving insomnia (some may call it the "insomnia" point). This acupressure point is located on the bottom of your foot.

Why Going Gluten-Free Can't Guarantee a Good Night's Sleep

| Posted 10.15.2010 | Healthy Living

A team of researchers recently found that people with celiac disease -- even those following a gluten-free diet -- commonly suffer from sleep disorders.

Does Your Dog Steal Your Sleep?

| Posted 10.19.2010 | Healthy Living

Can pets cause you misery where you least expect it? Indeed: snoring pooches in our bed can wreak havoc on our sleep.

Exercise: The Key to Better Sleep

| Posted 10.25.2010 | Healthy Living

Aerobic exercise has shown to aid in sleep primarily by doing two things: 1) helping you fall asleep quicker; and 2) plunging you into deep (or delta) sleep for a longer period of time.

The Link Between Sleep Apnea and Migraines

| Posted 10.25.2010 | Huffington Post

Migraines can be very challenging to prevent and treat (they are still quite a mystery), but sleep apnea has a clear solution that works for many people.

The Link Between Lack of Sleep and Overeating

| Posted 10.30.2010 | Huffington Post

It's not news to scientists who've found that people who sleep fewer than the hours their bodies need have a stronger craving for fatty foods and snacks.