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Mind-Body Therapies To Ease Insomnia

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Recent research shows that mind-body practices can be one effective way to treat insomnia and some of its symptoms.

6 Things You Didn't Know About Insomnia And How To Treat It

Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living

By Amanda MacMillan for Life by DailyBurn Waking up on the right side of the bed can be tough... if you only fell asleep 30 minutes ago. We all kno...

A Surprising Cure For Insomnia

Posted 03.18.2014 | OWN

One sleep-deprived woman discovered a free, uncannily effective cure for her insomnia. All she needed was YouTube --and an open mind. By Kate S...

In Treating Insomnia, One Size Does Not Fit All

Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By Robert Rosenberg, DO Every year, I see many patients who tell me that they get only a few hours of sleep each night. In fact, I have had sever...

5 Health Problems That Could Be Keeping You Up At Night

Posted 08.16.2013 | Healthy Living

There are nights when you lie awake in bed cursing that afternoon cup of coffee or the neighbors' loud music. But some sources of sleep troubles are h...

Got Insomnia?

Robin Palmer | Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Robin Palmer

Aromatherapy is one of the many enjoyable, safe and natural ways to relax your body for a good night's sleep. Rub a few drops of essential lavender oil on your feet before going to sleep.

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 Staggering Cost Of Insomnia

Dr. Lee Ritterband | Posted 05.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lee Ritterband

Medical research is big business in this country. But historically very little of this money has gone to insomnia research. For decades, those with insomnia were regarded as "silent sufferers," often going undiagnosed, even when seeking help.

In Search Of The Caribbean Secret For Perfect Sleep

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

Lay writings about soursop as a sleep aid are easy to find. In the West Indies, soursop leaves are commonly used as a sedative. In the Netherlands Antilles, the leaves are brewed to make a beverage that enhances sleep. The leaves can also be put into one's pillowcase to enhance sleep.

The Perfect Lullaby Playlist

Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D. | Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D.

Sometimes your anxieties can gnaw at you like a pebble in your shoe. Then the next thing you know they are keeping you awake at night. One possible solution to insomnia is to put together a musical playlist that will work on your mind and body like your own personal lullaby.

Can't Sleep? Drug-Free Alternatives That Really Help

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 03.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

These effective therapeutic practices are inexpensive, drug-free, easy to learn and integrate into a daily routine, and can be very effective in improving sleep.

How Do We Sleep After Sandy Hook?

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 02.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

During this time following the Newtown tragedy, people may find that they have a hard time "shutting their brains off." The more they fight to quiet their minds, the more they struggle to sleep. The goal in this situation is to prevent the acute problem from developing into a chronic problem.

Could A Sleep Retreat Cure Insomnia?

Rubin Naiman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Rubin Naiman, Ph.D.

Largely as a result of the untenable demands of modern lifestyle, far too many of us continue to struggle with insomnia. Let's face it, those bottomless to-do lists persistently trump our need for rest, recreation and, of course, sleep.

Treating Insomnia Without A Pill

Posted 11.12.2012 | Healthy Living

By Sally Wadyka for YouBeauty.com Trouble sleeping through the night can sometimes drive you to the use of intense sleeping aids. Over-the-counter ...

Treat Insomnia, Naturally

Posted 11.04.2012 | Healthy Living

By Shelby Freedman Harris, Psy.D. for YouBeauty.com In our overmedicated culture, popping a pill is often the first resort. Most people only know a...

Drink Warm Milk, Take A Bath, Count Sheep: What To Do When None Of It Helps

Dr. Lee Ritterband | Posted 11.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lee Ritterband

Imagine you have trouble sleeping. Perhaps you can't fall asleep at night or you wake up in the middle of the night and you're unable to get back to sleep. Maybe this has been going on for a few months -- or maybe years.

Simple Trick To Getting Adequate Sleep, From Dr. Oz (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

What's the secret to getting enough sleep? Dr. Oz, Emmy Award-winning doctor, television host and author revealed the answer, which has been sitting r...

'Insomnia Is My Schoolyard Bully'

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 10.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

If sleep is my recess from a busy shift at work, insomnia is the playground mafioso, sauntering over to my place of business, demanding precious hours of sleep like it is some chump-change that I can spare.

7 Tips For A Better Night's Sleep

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 03.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

Having difficulties falling asleep or staying asleep? Here are some tips to help you get a good night's rest.

What Do You Do When You Can’t Fall Asleep? Our Expert Rates Staffers' Routines

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 11.16.2011 | Healthy Living

Each week, more than half of Americans spend a few nights struggling to fall asleep, according to the National Sleep Foundation. And as we all know by...

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...

You Are Getting Very Sleepy: Hypnosis For Insomnia

Marc Schoen, Ph.D. | Posted 10.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Marc Schoen, Ph.D.

Hypnotherapy can be substantially more than direct suggestions for sleepiness. In its greatest form, hypnosis has the ability to recondition the entire sleep process.

Is It Possible To Re-Set Your Biological Clock?

Hyungsoo Kim | Posted 09.28.2011 | Healthy Living
Hyungsoo Kim

Our biological clocks are stubborn creatures -- they don't like change. Because of our busy schedules and our constant exposure to light, our body clocks are often caught in a vicious, out-of-sync cycle.

The Great Wake-Up Program: My Dysfunctional Relationship With Sleep

Laura Schocker | Posted 09.25.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Schocker

Sleep and I have a dysfunctional relationship. So it's time. Sleep and I need a therapist. Yesterday, the Huffington Post Media Group and LARK launched their new wellness initiative, The Great Wake-Up Program.

Can't Sleep? A New Method To Stop Counting Sheep

Nancy Deville | Posted 09.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Nancy Deville

Think about your car. If you revved it until it was overheated and spewing steam, what would you do? Turn it off and cool it down. We can't sleep because we're amped and hot.