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Sleep Disorders

Sleep Tips: How To Sleep Better, Lose Weight, And Live Longer

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

Besides eating whole foods and moving your body, getting enough sleep is the most important thing you can do for your health. Sleep deprivation makes you fat and leads to depression, diabetes and pain.

How to Get the Sleep you Need: An Argument with the Experts

Gayle Greene | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gayle Greene

You and you alone can be the judge of how much sleep you need. You and you alone can figure out the ways to get that sleep. Listen to your body, become a careful observer of your sleep learn how your sleep reacts.

Sleep Challenge 2010: The Good, the Bad and the Coffee

Arianna Huffington | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

This is Day Four of our sleep challenge and I'm already seeing the benefits of getting more shuteye. The biggest hurdle: sticking to my new vow not to have a drop of coffee after noon.

Sleepiness From Sleep Apnea Linked To Diabetes

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Daytime sleepiness caused by the nighttime breathing disorder sleep apnea is nothing to yawn at. A new study from Canada hints that the risk of diabet...

Want To Sleep? Get Moving!

Sadie Nardini | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sadie Nardini

Mind techniques can be effective for getting to sleep, but will be exponentially more so if you partner then with a physical practice. And I'm talking about really moving, too.

Sleep Loss in America: The Decade That Didn't Sleep and Why It's Complicated

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

We have been on a roller coaster when it comes to how we now sleep and what a ride we have been on.

Feng Shui: Turn Your Bedroom Into A Retreat

health.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Your home's furnishings and layout can greatly affect your sleep and energy, says Jayme Barrett, author of Feng Shui Your Life. ...

The Lark Vs. The Owl: Ingrained Sleep Patterns

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

Owls tend to envy larks, though, especially when they hear about their counterparts who can rise before the sun and get half a day's work done before much of the world eats breakfast.

The Secret To Getting Your Baby To Sleep

Harvey Karp | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Harvey Karp

What if there was a simple way to quickly boost any baby's sleep? And, what if the same method could soothe most fussing ... even colic?

Sleep May Enhance Memory Of Motor Skills Learned Through Observation

Los Angeles Times | Jeannine Stein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Sleep is essential for memory, including learning motor skills after practicing them. But sleep--and when that sleep takes place--may also enhance mem...

Getting Enough Sleep? They Aren't In West Virginia

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA — Sleepless in Seattle? Hardly. West Virginia is where people are really staying awake, according to the first government study to monit...

Is Sleep All It's Cracked To Be?

Caroline Myss | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Caroline Myss

I have always had an odd relationship with sleep. So, I clenched my jaw and dove into the deep end of the water by examining my "issues" regarding why I avoid sleeping as much as possible.

Why Some Sleep Better Than Others

forbes.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It's becoming increasingly clear that the answer to improving sleep lies in identifying the vulnerabilities of our genetic makeup and understanding ho...

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...

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.

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, ...

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.

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...

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.