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A Surprising Cure For Insomnia

Posted 03.18.2014 | OWN

One sleep-deprived woman discovered a free, uncannily effective cure for her insomnia. All she needed was YouTube --and an open mind. By Kate S...

Don't Just Sleep, Sleep Well

Sam Cross | Posted 03.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Sam Cross

Naturally, strong undercurrents of dedication, love or even just boredom may draw us into unhealthy patterns. The trick is that we not let the occasional late-night movie turn into a home theater in the bedroom. At end of the day, we do not need to just sleep -- we need to sleep well.

Why It's Time To Stop Saying 'I Can't Sleep'

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 12.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

With everything going on in the world, why would anyone waste their time championing such a trivial cause? The reason is that this small statement is the lie that insomnia patients everywhere are rehearsing in their minds every night before they "try" to sleep.

You're More Likely To Suffer From Insomnia If...

Posted 05.28.2013 | Divorce

It's well known that divorce can affect both your mental and physical health. But did you know that it can affect your sleep too? According to Dr. ...

How Many Hours Of Sleep Do You Really Need?

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 01.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

Eight hours. This number is spoken like gospel in this country when it comes to sleep. "How much sleep do I need?" Eight hours. "How can I feel like the people in Old Navy ads?" Get eight hours. "Why did that Spanish nun ruin that fresco?" She wasn't sleeping eight hours.

The Urbanite's Guide To Beating Insomnia

Maura Henninger, N.D. | Posted 11.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Maura Henninger, N.D.

Reestablishing sleep patterns without the use of pharmaceuticals is not only possible but also preferable when you think about the drawbacks of sustained sleeping pill use. It requires a delicate and highly personalized approach including nutrition, botanicals and lifestyle changes.

Why Are We So Bad At Getting A Good Night's Sleep?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

As a society, we still wear our sleep deprivation, and our ability to function on minimal rest, as a badge of honor. The most important change we could make to turn our collective sleep habits around? We could start taking sleep a whole lot more seriously.

'Insomnia Is My Schoolyard Bully'

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 10.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

If sleep is my recess from a busy shift at work, insomnia is the playground mafioso, sauntering over to my place of business, demanding precious hours of sleep like it is some chump-change that I can spare.

Acupressure Can Improve Insomnia

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

The "Shimien" is famous for its relationship with relieving insomnia (some may call it the "insomnia" point). This acupressure point is located on the bottom of your foot.

Insomniacs: Rock Yourself to Sleep

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

There's something magical about the rocking motion that puts a baby to sleep. So why couldn't the same or a similar technique help an adult insomniac?

Lawrence Epstein's Advice On Treating Insomnia And Staying Asleep

Health.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Lawrence Epstein, MD, is the regional medical director for the Harvard-affiliated Sleep HealthCenters, an instructor at Harvard Medical School, and ...

Tap The Insight Power Of Your Dreams

John Selby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Selby

In ancient times, dreams were considered a direct link to higher insight and spiritual guidance. In our contemporary world, dreams continue to confound and stir up our waking thoughts. Can they also be tapped into for specific insights?