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12 Sleep Myths, Busted

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Sleeping doesn't seem like it should be all that hard. After all, humans have been sleeping for hundreds of thousands of years -- it's not like flying...

How Can I Get My Daughter to Sleep in Her Bed Instead of Mine?

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 06.24.2013 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

There's nothing quite as refreshing as a great night's sleep to help us recover from our day and restore our energy. When children have trouble sleeping, it impacts not only their sleep (and mood), but their weary parents'.

6 Things You Can Do Today To Sleep Better, Deeper And Longer Tonight

Posted 04.11.2013 | OWN

By Emma Haak The key to a good night's rest is in the choices you make all day long. Add these six moves to your daily routine today, and you'l...

Why Getting A Good Night's Sleep Is More Important Than Ever

Posted 01.28.2013 | Fifty

The importance of a good night's sleep can never be overstated, with the regenerative body process linked to a number of chronic diseases, including o...

Is This the Reason You Can't Get Your Child to Sleep?

Dennis Rosen M.D. | Posted 03.10.2013 | Parents
Dennis Rosen M.D.

Nearly half of American children have television sets in their bedrooms, raising the question: How did they get there in the first place?

QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Sleep?

Posted 12.02.2012 | Healthy Living

Are you a savvy sleeper or a novice in the land of nod? Take this quiz to find out! ...

Twelve Tips For Better Sleep

Marlo Thomas | Posted 01.13.2013 | MarloThomas
Marlo Thomas

Did you know that insomnia affects women nearly twice as much as men? But women are more likely than men to report their insomnia to their doctor. And did you know that if you fall asleep in five minutes or less, chances are you are sleep deprived?

The Craziest Things Couples Have Tried To Get Better Sleep

Posted 10.29.2012 | Healthy Living

In theory, sleeping next to a warm body can provide feelings of comfort, safety and security. But in practice, maybe one bed partner is a snorer, or a...

How Yoga Can Help You Sleep

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 12.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Researchers at Harvard Medical School investigated how a daily yoga practice might affect sleep for people with insomnia and found broad improvements to measurements of sleep quality and quantity.

How To Recover From The Summer Sleep Schedule

Tracey Marks, M.D. | Posted 10.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Tracey Marks, M.D.

Suppose after several days you're still having trouble settling down to sleep at the earlier time and you're dragging yourself slowly throughout the day. Here are a couple of suggestions to advance your sleep clock.

Are You A Star Sleeper?

Posted 07.10.2012 | Healthy Living

Instead of bragging about how little sleep we need, what if we rewarded star sleepers for their healthy habits? First, we'd have to identify those ...

A Good Night's Sleep Or Good Sex? Do Mattresses Force Us To Choose?

Posted 05.20.2012 | Healthy Living

By Deborah Dunham for Blisstree Which would you rather have: good sleep or good sex? This is the dilemma that many couples are facing when it comes...

12 Steps To Better Sleep

Posted 05.10.2012 | Healthy Living

By Betsy Stephens for Shape.com Whatever your personal trigger, you can put your snoozing back on track fast with our 12-step program. For m...

10 Ways We Manage Sleeplessness That Actually Make It Worse

Rubin Naiman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Rubin Naiman, Ph.D.

Given the acute distress often associated with sleeplessness, it's not surprising that so many of us respond to it with limited stop-gap, band-aid type solutions. In my practice I've found that so much of what we do to manage sleeplessness simply makes it worse.

How To Get Kids On A Back-To-School Sleep Schedule (Hint: Start Now)

Tracey Marks, M.D. | Posted 09.14.2011 | Healthy Living
Tracey Marks, M.D.

he sooner you start this transition, the less "shock" affects you and your children will experience when it's time to wake up before sunrise again.

11 Steps For Getting A Good Night's Sleep

Ronald L. Kotler, M.D. | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Ronald L. Kotler, M.D.

The following sleep hygiene tips are tried and true. Check them off your list and you'll raise the odds considerably of getting a good night's sleep.

An Easy Trick For Better Sleep

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Your bedroom is more than just the room that happens to house your bed -- it is your personal environment for sleeping.

What Does Your 'One Nightstand' Say About You?

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

If sleep is a nightly get-away, then the nightstand is the overnight bag we carry at our side. We can learn a lot about a person and their travels by examining their bags.

The Truth About Melatonin

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Melatonin is a sleep and body clock regulator, not a sleep initiator.

7 Solid Reasons To Smile

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

Smiling is a key strategy for getting free of a particularly heavy frame of mind and emotions. It amazes me how something so simple and doable could make such a profound difference in my ability to function effectively again.

Decrease Your Hunger With Sounder Slumber

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

Research is showing that long periods of deprived sleep can disrupt our appetite and the way we interact with insulin. Less sleep often leads to a rise in the hunger hormone.

Want To Look Better? Get Your Beauty Sleep

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Better quantity and quality sleep is an attractive feature, in everyone. A new study showed that when given a choice, people thought individuals with more sleep looked attractive!

15 Tips For Better Sleep

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

A good number of my coaching clients have difficulty drifting off into a peaceful slumber and/or sleeping through the night.

The Boys of Summer: Sleeping, Pitching and Winning

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Your favorite MLB team is pitching. Who do you want on the mound? A recent research study would indicate that you should take his sleep habits into account before answering!

Insomniacs: Rock Yourself to Sleep

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

There's something magical about the rocking motion that puts a baby to sleep. So why couldn't the same or a similar technique help an adult insomniac?