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Has Your Family Suffered From the Bed-Rotation Syndrome?

Paola Espinel | Posted 11.24.2015 | Parents
Paola Espinel

Well, there is a high chance that if you have little kids at home your family has experienced this at some point of your life as a parent. When children are young most parents suffer sleep deprivation to some degree.

How Sound Impacts Your Sleep Cycle

Rosie Osmun | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

Sound appears to have both positive and negative influences, depending on types, noise level, personal preference and other factors. Read on to see how sound influences sleep in both the short-term and long-term, and how to optimize your environment for better nights.

Details From The New Frontier Of Sleep

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

We talk a lot about the threats that technology poses to healthy sleep. But technology also has the capacity to change sleep for the better. New sleep technologies have flooded the marketplace in recent years. How are they working?

The Great British Sleep Survey

Jackie Stroka | Posted 11.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

As the Great British Sleep Survey found, poor sleepers are seven times more likely to feel helpless and five times more likely to feel alone. These ar...

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean of Toxins During Sleep

Jackie Stroka | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

A 2013 study on mice showed that during sleep the brain clears out harmful waste proteins that build up between its cells -- a process that may reduce...

5 Signs You're Sleeping All Wrong

Thrillist | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Marina Komarovsky Credit: Shuttershock When you've had a night of really bad sleep, or just too little sleep, you know it. But sometimes t...

What Are Your Sleep Rules?

David Cunnington | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
David Cunnington

Flynt via Bigstockphoto Do you have a very careful pre-sleep routine? One of the first things people do when they're not sleeping well is to in...

Here's When Daylight Saving Time Ends (You're Welcome)

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 10.29.2015 | Healthy Living

Daylight saving time, the practice that throws our sleep schedules all out of whack, ends Sunday, November 1 at 2 a.m. The clocks will "fall back" one...

10 Sleep Technologies: How Much Snore for the Dollar?

Michael Larson | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Larson

The heroes of modern culture, the geeks (thus labeled because I count myself in that number), have come to the rescue with a host of new sleep technologies intended to shield us from the host of physical and mental ailments associated with poor rest.

Regular Sleep Helps Us Exercise Better

Jackie Stroka | Posted 10.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

Many of us know that regular exercise helps us sleep better, but what I discovered is that it's a two-way street. Regular sleep also helps us exercise...

Your Health Counts on Counting Sheep

Sylvia Mathews Burwell | Posted 10.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Unfortunately, just as we learn more about sleep's role in our health, we are also learning that we're not getting enough. More than one-third of adults report daytime sleepiness for 15 days or more each month that gets in the way of work, driving and spending time with friends or family.

Are We Sleep-Deprived or Just Darkness-Deprived?

The Conversation US | Posted 10.26.2015 | Healthy Living
The Conversation US

A crucial aspect of the findings of the new study has not been discussed in either the news stories or the paper itself: People in preindustrial societies spend much more time in darkness than people living in the industrialized world.

To Sleep, Perchance to Feel Rested

Tom Allon | Posted 10.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Tom Allon

Sleep, which occupies more than one-third of our lives, has been relegated to a quiet corner of mystery, like a far-off celestial planet that shines bright but appears too far off to really ponder or try to fully understand.

Effective Strategies for You and Your Kids to Get the Sleep You Need Now!

Ingrid Prueher | Posted 10.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Ingrid Prueher

Once you have established a sleep schedule, stick with it -- even on the weekends. You'll have the most restorative sleep when sleep is predictable. Getting enough quality sleep is critical to your health. Establish good sleeping habits for your entire family with these strategies, and you'll have more energy, be more alert and productive, and lead healthier and happier lives.

Can't Get Your Kids to Go to Sleep? Try These 7 Steps!

Tammy Gold | Posted 10.16.2016 | Parents
Tammy Gold

So often, parents stay until their child falls asleep - I suggest an alternate route. I call this "exiting ritual." Many of my clients have found this to be an easy fix and I hope you do too...and don't forget to let me know what you think!

Lessons Learned From Trends In Insufficient Sleep Across The United States

Rosie Osmun | Posted 10.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

While awareness of healthier sleep habits and the benefits of rest has been growing due to increased research and public health campaigns, trends still show many people of all ages simply aren't sleeping enough.

What Are the Trends in the Sleep Industry Today And the Future of Sleep Technology?

Jackie Stroka | Posted 10.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

The Trend And Future Is In People Wanting To Increase The Sleep Experience Arianna Huffington recently asked Michael Breus, aka The Sleep Doctor que...

How I Get Enough Sleep to Maintain a Healthy, Productive Life

Joel Sandberg, MD | Posted 10.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Joel Sandberg, MD

Sleep is the wonder drug for the feeling of well-being. The CDC reports that insufficient sleep has been linked to the development of chronic diseases including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity and depression. Fatigue from lack of sleep has been compared to being drunk.

I Got My 8 Hours in -- Did You?

Pat Wadors | Posted 10.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Pat Wadors

What I found to be true for me is that without a good night's rest, I was more emotional, less resilient, less focused, had loss of memory and was more impatient. Just grumpy. That made my day super long and I was someone who wasn't as pleasant to be around. As a leader -- that's not a good thing.

Sleep or How Little We Need Has Become a Symbol of Our Prowess

Jackie Stroka | Posted 10.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

Most of us fail to make good use of such an invaluable part of our lives. In fact, we deliberately do just the opposite. We think, mistakenly, that su...

Design Tips to Get You a Better Night's Sleep

Rachel Cohen | Posted 10.02.2016 | HuffPost Home
Rachel Cohen

When it comes to decorating the bedroom, there's one consideration that should outweigh all others: Can you actually sleep in there? Good design takes your breath away, while still letting you breathe a sigh of relief when you tuck in for a good night's sleep.

5 Helpful and Unique Tips For People Who Want To Improve Their Sleep

Julian Hayes II | Posted 09.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Julian Hayes II

However, once you implement these five helpful and unique actions into your life on a consistent basis, your quality of sleep (and life) will immediately improve.

What Every Parent Should Know About Sleep

Rosie Osmun | Posted 09.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

American kids are winning; unfortunately, what we're taking first place in is sleep deprivation.

The 10 Commandments Of A Good Night's Sleep

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living

When was the last time you had a solid night of sleep? If it has been eluding you, there's probably a reason for it. There are a lot of rules when it...

There's a Reason Why Sleep Deprivation Is Classified As a Form of Torture

Jackie Stroka | Posted 09.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

Do We Want To Really Drag Ourselves Around Like Zombies? There's a reason why sleep deprivation is classified as a form of torture and is a common st...