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Sleep Disorders

How Exercise Enables Sleep

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Qanta Ahmed, MD

As Americans, our minds have long been fatigued and our bodies far from movement.

Sleep Challenge 2010: Lessons Learned

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

When Cindi and Arianna accurately defined sleep as an empowerment issue for women, I recognized that empowerment is exactly what sleep can do for everyone.

My ABC's to Break Free of Sugar Addiction, Sleep Skimping And Other Bad Habits

Connie Bennett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Connie Bennett

When you give up unhealthy tendencies such as overdoing it on sugar, not getting enough sleep or consuming too much coffee, you can expect to get more energy.

Sleep, Motherhood And Postpartum Depression

Kim West | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim West

I see postpartum depression (PPD) a lot in the families who come to me with sleep issues. Exhaustion is a risk factor for depression. And depression makes it harder to sleep coach successfully.

Sleep And High Performance: What Olympic Athletes Know About Sleep.

Michael Gervais, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Gervais, Ph.D.

If quality sleep is considered "fundamental" to high performance - how are you doing in this department? After all, all of us are performing in some aspect of our lives.

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.

Natural Solutions To Sleep Deprivation

Hyla Cass, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hyla Cass, M.D.

Rather than introducing foreign chemicals that can cause a host of their own problems, my preference is always to go for the natural products that work with the body's own chemistry.

Girlfriend's Guide: The REAL Secret To Staying Married: Separate Rooms

Vicki Iovine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vicki Iovine

I was so surprised to learn that many long-married couples don't share a bed, that I've been working on some theories why it is so much more common than I'd ever known.

How Come I Feel More Tired When I Sleep Longer?

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

Your sleep-wake cycle follows a regular pattern (circadian rhythm) and when you sleep "too much" that pattern shifts.

The Science Of Sleep: 5 Tech Tools To Track And Improve Your Sleep

Thomas Goetz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas Goetz

In the past year or so, a handful of new devices have come on the market that promise to help you measure your sleep quality. This is the result of two trends: sleep research and better tools.

Dreamwork As Part Of Our Spiritual Heritage

Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

We live in a culture that so easily distracts us, entraps us in unnecessary anxieties, draws us into addictions. Where are the signposts that can guide us on our real journey as human beings?

Sleep Tips: Feng Shui, A Solution For A Good Night's Sleep

Candace Vorhaus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Candace Vorhaus

We have a greater chance to achieve our highest potential -- including getting a fantastic night's sleep -- when our "chi," or human life force energy, is in balance and harmony with the energies of the earth.

Magnesium: The Most Powerful Relaxation Mineral Available

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

A deficiency in this critical nutrient makes you are twice as likely to die as other people, according to a study published in The Journal of Intensive Care Medicine.

Sleep Disorder In Kids Detected Through Urine Sample

Yahoo! News | Mon Dec 7, 11:50 Pm ET | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A simple urine test could be developed to detect whether a child has obstructive sleep apnea, U.S. researchers say....

Sleep: A Beginner's Guide For Insomniacs

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Upon closer examination of my sleep passport, much to my surprise and chagrin, I see that I've become a permanent resident of that much aligned, war-torn nation known as "Insomnia".

Sleep Deprivation Affects Decision Making

medicalnewstoday.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Sleep deprivation adversely affects automatic, accurate responses and can lead to potentially devastating errors, University of Texas at Austin resear...

Patients Coping With Cancer And ADHD Turn To Yoga

ABC News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In this first monthly segment, we look at the increasing body of research into the effects of yoga in a variety of conditions such as cancer, asthma, ...

Sleep Tips: How To Make Going To Bed Fun

Carole Bennett, MA | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Bennett, MA

But even with such a perfect stage set for sleep can one shut down their brain after a day of anxiety, stress and troubles? It's not easy no matter how hard we try.

Five Things You Didn't Know About Sleep

divinecaroline.com | : AskMen (View Profile) | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Each and every night we close our eyes and drift off into a state of mild unconsciousness. It is a process so common that it consumes nearly one-thir...

Transcending Diabetes And Insomnia

Zippora Karz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Zippora Karz

If you asked me what the hardest physical challenge has been in my life, my answer wouldn't be the challenges of living with type one insulin dependent diabetes. Instead it has been chronic insomnia.

Sleep Hygiene 101: How To Ensure A Better Night's Rest

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

Sleep is actually a combination of 2 systems, your sleep drive (like hunger) and a biological clock that tells you when to sleep. When both are working well together, you sleep best.

How To Get A Great Night's Sleep... Every Night

The Baietto Brothers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
The Baietto Brothers

I used to think that sleeping was a necessary evil. There was so much that I wanted to do when I was young that I tried everything to train myself to need as little sleep as possible.

Sleep Apnea: Is Your Snoring Problem Benign Or Deadly?

Dana Ullman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

Although people do not commonly talk about snoring or sleep apnea, it is so common today that it exists in epidemic proportions. Approximately 20 million Americans suffer from it.

Not Guilty By Reason Of Sleep

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

Brian Thomas, who pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity, was accused of killing his wife of nearly 40 years. He'd strangled her during a nightmare about fighting off an intruder.

The Claim: A Person Can Pay Off A Sleep Debt By Sleeping Late On Weekends

nytimes.com | ANAHAD O’CONNOR | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Chronic sleep deprivation is a given for most Americans. But paying off a sleep debt is not as simple as sleeping late on a Saturday....