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Entries by Dr. Michael J. Breus from 10/2011

How To Cope With Insomnia While Battling Cancer

| Posted 10.16.2011 | Healthy Living

We're making so many great gains in the fight against cancer. One thing that's not happening for people with cancer? They are not getting enough sleep.

The Serious Risks of Low Sleep in Teens

| Posted 10.26.2011 | Parents

Most teens are not getting enough sleep, and their lack of sufficient sleep is being associated with a whole series of risky, unhealthy behaviors, from smoking and drinking to sexual activity and over-eating.

Valerian: Help for Post-Menopausal Insomnia?

| Posted 10.27.2011 | Healthy Living

A recent study indicates that the herbal supplement valerian is an effective treatment for women with post-menopausal insomnia.

Many Pediatricians Overlook Sleep

| Posted 10.27.2011 | Parents

For children, the consequences of undiagnosed sleep problems can be serious. Complications to their mental and physical health that arise from poor sleep can start early and last well into adulthood.