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The Condition That Makes People Stop Breathing 30 Times Per Hour At Night

American Sleep Association | Posted 07.26.2016 | Healthy Living
American Sleep Association

Huffington Post is proud to partner with the American Sleep Association (ASA) to promote sleep awareness. Obstructive sleep apnea is the most comm...

Night Terrors? Sleep Walking? Don't Lose Sleep When Your Child Has These Common Sleep Complaints!

American Sleep Association | Posted 07.12.2016 | Healthy Living
American Sleep Association

Huffington Post is proud to partner with the American Sleep Association (ASA) to promote sleep awareness. What are parasomnias? Parasomnias are comm...

5 Hacks to Manage Shift Work

American Sleep Association | Posted 06.30.2016 | Healthy Living
American Sleep Association

Huffington Post is proud to partner with the American Sleep Association (ASA) to promote sleep awareness. According to 2004 data from the Bureau of...

The Big Red Balloon

Sonja Mitrevska-Schwartzbach, BSN, RN, CCRN | Posted 06.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonja Mitrevska-Schwartzbach, BSN, RN, CCRN

The greatest irony in hearing Ms. Arianna Huffington speak about her best-selling book "The Sleep Revolution: Transforming your life, one night at a t...

Learn How To Sleep Like A Baby

Sue Peters | Posted 06.22.2016 | Science
Sue Peters

Newborns sleep about 16 hours a day, but as they age they develop a homeostatic mechanism that balances their increasing ability to stay awake and their ongoing need for sleep. The circadian rhythm of sunlight and darkness helps to drive one part of this mechanism.

5 Rarely Seen Tricks for Falling Asleep

Greg Kushnick, Psy.D. | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Greg Kushnick, Psy.D.

So if you've also tried the common tips for insomnia and you still can't sleep, one of these unique suggestions just might work:

Is Better Sleep Really The Answer?

Jairek Robbins | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Jairek Robbins

I had a great interview with Shawn Stevenson about his new book "Sleep Smarter: 21 Essential Strategies to Sleep Your Way to a Better Body, Better Health, and Bigger Success." As a peak performance coach, I understand the importance of sleep, yet the science and research he shares in his book blew me away.

3 Rules for the Perfect Nap

Els van der Helm | Posted 05.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Els van der Helm

If you're one of the lucky ones working at one of these front-running sleep friendly companies: What's the best way to make the most out of your nap? And what if you're not so lucky and need to squeeze your nap into your weekend? Here I outline three rules for the perfect nap.

What's the Ideal Sleeping Room Temperature?

Paul F.P. Pogue | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul F.P. Pogue

(Photo by Elizabeth Giorgi) Ensure a restful sleep by setting the ideal bedroom temperature with these HVAC tips. An ideal sleeping room temperature...

8 Reasons Your Pillow Sucks (Literally)

Kalle Simpson | Posted 05.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Kalle Simpson

The vast majority of pillows are comprised of potentially harmful materials, which include cotton, down, feather, polyester and other synthetic fibers. These extra absorbent materials wreak havoc on your beauty and sleep game. Here's how:

Time Zone Tips for Traveling with Children: Easy Ways to Help Reset Their Clocks

American Sleep Association | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living
American Sleep Association

Huffington Post is proud to partner with the American Sleep Association (ASA) to promote sleep awareness. Traveling with kids can be tiring for the w...

To Sleep Train Or Not To Sleep Train, That is the (Ongoing) Question

Whitney Roban | Posted 04.29.2016 | Parents
Whitney Roban

As a Pediatric Sleep Specialist, I am often confronted by parents with the question of whether they should sleep train their children. These parents ...

Using White Noise for Sleep

Brent Glasgow | Posted 04.29.2016 | Technology
Brent Glasgow

(Photo courtesy of HoMedics) Do you prefer quiet to sleep, or do you require a little white noise to reach that restful state of slumber? If you...

5 Scientifically-Proven Things You Can Do to Get Better Sleep at Night

Science of Us | Posted 04.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

Looking to get better sleep at night? You're not alone, but this isn't going to be easy. To get better sleep, you might have to make some sacrifices.

5 Ways Sleep Heals the Brain

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | Posted 04.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

Here are five ways that sleep helps our brains stay healthy and balanced:

Cool Tech Gadgets for the Bedroom

Oseye Boyd | Posted 04.29.2016 | Technology
Oseye Boyd

(Photo courtesy of Jacopo Romei) Instead of shunning technology in the bedroom, use these modern-day methods to get a good night's sleep. As cellpho...

11 Sleep Tips for Traveling With Children

American Sleep Association | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living
American Sleep Association

Going from having their own bedrooms to crowding everyone into one bedroom can spell disaster for everyone's sleep. If you plan to stay in a hotel, splurge on a suite to give you some extra living space with a pull out or a crib.

Decorating Your Bedroom With Feng Shui

Bruce Snow | Posted 04.29.2016 | HuffPost Home
Bruce Snow

Think the position of your bed, colors in your bedroom or where you hang mirrors have no effect on how well you sleep? Consider these Feng Shui tips f...

A Natural Guide to Overcoming Sleep Issues

Sonima.com | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

If you're struggling with sleep issues and traditional advice hasn't made a difference, you might consider visiting a naturopathic doctor or other complementary health care practitioner for natural sleep remedies.

The Dangers of Accumulating Sleep Debt

Sonima.com | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

Research shows that the majority of people are sleep deprived, resulting in ongoing individual fatigue as well as general health and safety issues.

8 Steps to Great Sleep for Children

American Sleep Association | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living
American Sleep Association

Huffington Post is proud to partner with the American Sleep Association (ASA) to promote sleep awareness. Once you decide sleep is a priority in your...

Turn Down for What: Sleep Sober for a Good Night of Sleep

Caitlynne Leary | Posted 04.17.2016 | College
Caitlynne Leary

Venture onto a college campus on any given weekend (including finals week) and you'll find students stumbling from one party to the next, visibly intoxicated. Some leave the party early, others don't remember making it back at all.

Find the Best Mattress for a Good Night's Sleep

Tom Lange | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Tom Lange

Once you enter the store and find a potential new bed, kick your shoes off and lie down. Spend a few minutes on your back, your side and your stomach -- however you normally doze off at home. The store's staff won't mind -- in fact, they should encourage it.

Your Alarm Clock May Be The Secret To Better Sleep

Rosie Osmun | Posted 04.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

With jobs, school and other responsibilities, waking up by a set time remains a must for the majority of us. So naturally, many people depend on alarm clocks to start the day. But, are they really doing us a favor, or is this reliance on alarm clocks detrimental?

Can You Ever Really Catch Up On Sleep?

Alex Beasley | Posted 04.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Alex Beasley

So rejoice fellow nap-takers and lazy Sunday partakers everywhere! The sleep you lost over the course of the week can be made up, if you're smart about how you pay it off.