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Too Many Of Us Still Don't Get Enough Sleep

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 11.11.2014 | Healthy Living

Nearly half of American adults say they don't get enough sleep, according to a new survey from the "Today" show. The show's "Snooze or Lose" survey...

What Really Happens If You Don't Get Enough Sleep

Yahoo | Posted 10.26.2014 | Healthy Living

You toss, you turn. You wake up in the middle of the night. You've tried going to bed early. You've tried staying up late hoping you'll eventually cra...

Ann Brenoff

The Best Remedies For Your Sleepless Nights

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.23.2014 | Fifty

A few of us on the Huff/Post 50 staff are having a hard time sleeping as of late. We toss and turn all night. We asked our Facebook friends for help a...

How To Get The Worst Night's Sleep Of Your Life

Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living

If you're searching for the elusive good night's sleep, you've probably already tried a few old standbys. Maybe you swear by a warm bath or regular ex...

Can't Sleep? That's Nothing To Brag About

Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living

By Susan E. Matthews What do Bill Clinton, Martha Stewart and Thomas Edison all have in common? They accomplished a lot on very little sleep. Edi...

Who Is Taking Sleeping Pills?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 04.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

These last findings are particularly troubling, indicating that among the millions of people using sleep medications, there are many who are using multiple medications at once, putting them at greater risk for complications and adverse reactions.

How To Fall Asleep When It's 4 a.m. And You're Wide Awake

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S News It's 4 a.m. The clock ticks, the moon glows, the dog snores and you just stare. Perhaps you stare into the blackish ...

The Biggest Sleep Stories Of 2013, Part 2

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

As we bring 2013 to a close, we're taking a look back at the sleep stories that made news this year. With so many fascinating developments in sleep science, it was hard to narrow it down, but here are the most challenging, eye-opening, important sleep stories from the second half of 2013.

The Biggest Sleep Stories Of 2013, Part 1

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

2013 brought scientific breakthroughs that deepened our understanding of the very nature of sleep, as well as important new information about Americans' sleep habits and the tools they use to help them sleep better.

10 Unexpected Things That Can Ruin Your Sleep

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By Karen Borsari for Life by DailyBurn You've heard it all before: Don't watch TV or use the computer in bed. Have your last cup of coffee at noon....

How Late In The Day Is Too Late To Have Caffeine?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 02.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

These new findings provide us with some really important specifics about just how significantly late-in-the-day caffeine can undermine a good night's sleep. Want to enjoy your coffee without wrecking your sleep? Follow these basic suggestions for consuming caffeine in a sleep-friendly way.

Insomnia Symptoms Raise Mortality Risk

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

With our busy lives, it can be tempting to shrug off -- or ignore altogether -- difficulties with sleep. Trouble falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep throughout the night, waking feeling tired and unrefreshed: These are commonly experienced disruptions to sleep for millions of adults.

Will Sleep Therapy Transform Treatment for Depression?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

New research being presented this week at a meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies will show results that indicate treating insomnia among people with depression may dramatically boost rates of recovery.

Meet My Elusive Friend, Sleep

Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

I sleep like a baby, which is to say I sleep in short spurts throughout the night and wake up abruptly at inconvenient hours feeling kind of cranky. For years now, I have fallen asleep easily but rarely am able to stay asleep. I wake up at the slightest noise or light. I wake up when my husband moves the top sheet a millimeter.

Why It's Time To Stop Saying 'I Can't Sleep'

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 12.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

With everything going on in the world, why would anyone waste their time championing such a trivial cause? The reason is that this small statement is the lie that insomnia patients everywhere are rehearsing in their minds every night before they "try" to sleep.

9 Sneaky Reasons You Can't Fall Asleep

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living

Every once in a while you have a bad night's sleep and you know exactly why: You found yourself at the coffee maker at 4 p.m. or there were sirens bla...

A Breakthrough In Understanding Restless Legs Syndrome?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 08.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

For a condition that has often confounded experts, and caused such discomfort, disruption, and sleeplessness to so many patients, this study brings both welcome and encouraging news.

The Hardest Night To Fall Asleep Is...

Posted 06.23.2013 | Healthy Living

When Monday morning rolls around are you ready to hit the ground running or would you rather turn over in bed and fall back asleep? Yep, we thought...

How To Perk Up After A Sleepless Night

Posted 04.02.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jennifer Acosta Scott In a perfect world, every adult would get somewhere between seven and nine hours of sleep a night -- the amount that exp...

What Not To Do When You Can't Sleep

Posted 03.30.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jennifer Acosta Scott It happens to everyone -- you've had a full day and feel tired, but when your head hits the pillow, sleep refuses to com...

The Truth About Super Women

Melissa Francis | Posted 05.25.2013 | Women
Melissa Francis

Here's the most important thing about Super Women you may not be considering: They aren't happier than you are.

I Can't Sleep Because I'm So Stressed Out About My Debt

Steve Rhode | Posted 05.23.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Anyone that promises you some monthly payment plan to get you out of this situation is not going to be putting you first. They are going to want to sell you their debt relief widget.

Your Best Secrets For A Good Night's Sleep

Posted 03.04.2013 | Healthy Living

We asked readers to share their best tips for getting some rest after a stressful day.

I'm Supposed To Do What Instead Of Sleep?

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 12.02.2012 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

I used to be such a good sleeper. I'd go to bed when I was tired and sleep straight through until morning. I woke up at the same time each day, looking like a fully formed member of the Homo Sapien species. No more.

What To Do If You Can't Fall Asleep

Posted 09.03.2012 | Healthy Living

By Jennifer Abbasi Sleepless nights aren't a modern invention. But modern life is making them increasingly common. Instead of winding down and re...