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Insomnia

Can A Night Owl Become A Morning Person?

slate.com | Deepa Ranganathan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

I'd always been a night owl, but for years I'd longed to defect to the other side. Over the years I'd tried all the usual tactics -- multiple alarms, ...

Sleep Challenge: Launch It With Your Team At Work, Including Your Boss

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ellen Galinsky

American women are sleep-deprived, and paying a heavy price for it. So, how about launching a sleep challenge to your team at work -- including your boss?

Sleep Amnesia: Why Do We Forget Our Dreams?

divinecaroline.com | Vicki Santillano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Everyone experiences dreamless nights at least once in a while, so unless we're all terrible at remembering dreams, something else must be going on....

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.

Dr. Oz's BIG Sleep Tips (VIDEO)

Mehmet Oz, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mehmet Oz, M.D.

Let me offer additional dramatic incentives for getting better rest: you'll live longer, you'll be thinner and you'll have better sex!

Sleep Better: How To Beat Holiday Jet Lag

health.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The disruption to normal schedules caused by flying and especially jet lag can wreak havoc on sleep patterns....

Sleep Tips For A Younger, More Vibrant You

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Weil

I firmly believe that one of the major reasons I'm thriving in my late 60s is that I am adamant about getting sufficient sleep.

Sleep Problems: Not Necessarily Connected To Age

Los Angeles Times | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In a slate of recommendations for the treatment of sleeping disorders in older patients,10 leading sleep experts acknowledge that aging does bring cha...

Sleep Tips: Bedtime Yoga (VIDEO)

Tara Stiles | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tara Stiles

When it comes to living your best life, achieving all your goals, feeling and looking great, sleep is something not to be missed. Here's a yoga routine you can do in your bed to wind down before sleep.

Sleep: Most Adults Get Insufficient Rest

reuters.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Nearly 70 percent of adults in the U.S. report having at least one day of insufficient rest or sleep per month, suggests a new survey conducted by the...

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.

TEDMED 2009: Using Sleep As A Gateway Into The Brain

Alana B. Elias Kornfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alana B. Elias Kornfeld

Low explained that it was hard for him to believe that sleep was just a rest state because when you look at the brain, it appears that it goes through fundamental changes during sleep, more than just upkeep.

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.

Inside The Mind Of An Insomniac

Lauren Joffe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

You toss. You turn. You drink warm milk. Yet, it's 3 a.m. and you're way too acquainted with the cracks in your ceiling. If you can't seem to snag som...

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.

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. ...

Caffeine Adversely Affects Sleep Cycle For Many

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

According to a recent study, caffeine interferes with sleep and this effect worsens with age. For shift workers, who need to sleep during the day, caffeine can really antagonize sleep.

14 Tips For Getting More Sleep -- And Why It Matters

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I proposed "Get more sleep" as the very first resolution of the 2010 Happiness Challenge. Researchers argue that lack of sleep has broad health consequences, but it also interferes with happiness.

Do Dreams Teach Us About Ourselves?

Psychology Today | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

This is for the dream researchers and so-called psychotherapists who are telling us that there is no psychological meaning to dreams, and that psychod...

Sleep: Mother Nature's Weight Loss / Health Gain Drug

Ashley Koff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ashley Koff

If weight loss and health gain top your list this decade, I've got one piece of advice that's sure to melt pounds and boost energy, for a net health gain.

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.

From Wall Street to Neverland: The Year America Didn't Sleep

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

The public health burden of insomnia on the US is measured in the hundreds of billions of dollars. While we routinely cut calories, or cram in exercise, sleep has not even entered the conversational lexicon.

Sleep Deeper With Better Nutrition

David Wolfe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Wolfe

Why do children sleep better than adults? Innovative areas of neurology and bio-psychology indicate that due to stress and poor nutrition, adults are experiencing neurotransmitter imbalances.

Quiz: Is Your Sleep Pattern Healthy?

beliefnet.com | BeliefNet | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

People don't often realize how important getting just enough sleep is for a fresh, energetic and healthy life. Find out if your sleeping habits are ai...

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?