It appears we will have to wait until May 3 to see how Iron Man conquers his insomnia -- which I'm guessing will have something to do with Tony simplifying his life. Fortunately, you don't have to wait that long to address your sleeping hindrances.
There are many reasons to participate in National Napping Day. My 3-year-old is not swayed by any of them because...
Sleep Awareness Week (March 3-10) should serve as a "wakeup call" for America, giving us the opportunity to get ourselves and our children back on track to better sleep, health and learning. Here are five tips to get started.
Of all the dangers faced by soldiers, sleep is not likely to top many people's lists. But soldiers, like the rest of us, face risks to health and safety from poor and insufficient sleep. And new research indicates they may be at significantly elevated risk for sleep problems, and sleep-related health issues.
Having bad dreams from time to time is a perfectly normal part of child development. Nightmares can occur whenever a person encounters something new, strange, startling, or threatening in waking life.
It is the end of Paris Fashion Week and I am fashion weak. The fashion diehards are sacrificing personal relationships, normal schedules and above all... sleep.
It never occurred to me to get more sleep. Sleep was for wimps. Sure, I was tired, I'd joke, but there was no way I was going to take a nap. I didn't have time for a nap. What woman has time for a nap?
There is no shortage of scientific studies being released on a regular basis showing links between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), insomnia and other s...
Overall, much less attention has been paid to the possible health problems of snoring when it is not accompanied by sleep apnea. The research that has been done in this area has returned conflicting evidence regarding the health risks associated with snoring.
At least once or twice in life, often in childhood, most people have a dream that strikes them with unusual power and intensity, a dream so realistic and otherworldly that it burns a lasting impression into their memory.
The last finding is particularly interesting: A lack of sleep by one person in the relationship resulted in greater likelihood of diminished feelings of appreciation by both partners. This suggests just how deeply sleep can influence the emotional dynamic of a relationship.
As a cancer survivor, I have read numerous books and studies that purport a relationship between eating healthy, exercising regularly, reducing stress, getting sufficient sleep and lowering your risk of developing cancer or cancer recurrence.
I was STUCK in fatigue and resisting rest. At that time in my life, REST was a four-letter curse word to me and not part of my Type A personality. I didn't have time for this!
When I was a child, I hated to go to bed. The fear of missing out (FOMO) was so excruciatingly overwhelming that I would stay awake until my eyes hurt. I would love to say that I grew up and got over this, but truth be told, it just got worse.
It's the middle of the night and your child suddenly wakes up, startled into awareness by a series of strange images and powerful emotions that seemed entirely real just moments ago. She's confused, and a maybe little scared. Questions fill her mind. What just happened?
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.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that high school students do not get enough sleep. (Sorry for butchering the famous Pride and Prejudice line, Jane Austen-ites.)
A new study suggests yet another reason that alcohol can be a roadblock to good sleep: The stimulating effects of alcohol are felt more strongly in the early evening hours. That evening drink you think is sending you toward slumber? It's likely doing just the opposite.
While hibernation is an essential part of some animals' survival strategy, you can stave off the feelings of the winter blues and keep your spirits high by taking care of your body with a few simple wellness tips.
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.