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7 Ways To Sleep Like A Baby -- At Any Age

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 01.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Here are some simple tips you may have heard before -- from therapists, friends, parents and grandparents -- but put them into practice now and you may sleep like a baby once more.

Can't Fall Asleep? Here Are Some Ideas For Catching Some Zzzz's

Mother Nature Network | Judd Handler | Posted 12.05.2011 | Healthy Living

Did you toss and turn in bed last night, robbed of a rejuvenating deep sleep? Counting sheep didn’t help? Here are some natural home remedies for in...

How to Sleep Through Menopause

Staness Jonekos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Staness Jonekos

Being a busy woman, daily exhaustion is normal. Throw in menopausal aging and it was no surprise that I was staring at the ceiling nightly trying to fall and stay asleep.

Can Cherries Relieve Insomnia?

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

So what's the magic in cherry juice? Cherries contain melatonin, a natural antioxidant with a well-documented history of helping to regulate the sleep-wake cycle.

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?

Getting Rest Even When We Can't Sleep

Anne Hill | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Hill

My worst nights of insomnia come after days where I don't feel I was productive enough. If I didn't get enough work done, or if the bills outnumbered ...

Study Finds Americans Not Getting Enough Sleep

AOL News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that more than a quarter of adults were getting six hours or less of sleep a night, ...

Sleep Advice: 5 Foods To Help You Snooze

Lisa Turner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Turner

Can't sleep? Maybe it's something you ate--or didn't. The foods we eat can dramatically affect how much, and how well, we sleep.

Funniest Sleep Deprivation Stories From HuffPost Readers

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

I am amazed at the sheer volume of funny stories I received this week reflecting the idiotic things we do when sleep deprived. Here are some of the "best of the best" from a variety of good sports.

What Is Stopping You From Getting A Good Night's Sleep?

Anne Dunev | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Dunev

Consider insomnia as a symptom of a deeper problem. The answer is not sleep medication, or psychotropic medication, as the medications themselves are toxic to the organs, have side-effects, are often addictive.

Sleep Better Now: 3 Ways Your Heart Can Help

Doc Childre | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Doc Childre

If you've tried dozens of sleep remedies and none seem right for you, new research is saying there is a place we can turn to for help that most of us wouldn't even consider. That place is our heart.

To Med or Not to Med

Gayle Greene | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gayle Greene

I'd advise turning to sleep medications as a last resort, after you're tried everything else, a final line of action rather than a first. They're not demon drugs, but neither are they harmless.

Sleep Your Way To Success

Karen Salmansohn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Salmansohn

According to Charles Czeisler, a specialist in sleep deprivation at Harvard Medical School, lack of sleep can be as bad for productivity as drinking t...

The Poetry of Insomnia

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

Medical experts say that 30% to 50% of us occasionally suffer from insomnia, your intrepid poetry columnist included. Your anxiety kicks up, your hea...

Are You A Semisomniac?

The Guardian | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

New research commissioned by Horlicks shows Brits are continuing to sleepwalk through life, with 10 million people too tired to get out of bed every d...