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Sleep Deprivation

24 Hours To Dreamland

Posted 09.25.2013 | Healthy Living

By Dina Roth Port for Prevention Any bleary-eyed new mom or dad will tell you that the expression "sleep like a baby" is grossly misleading. Many b...

Sleep Gadgets So Weird They Just Might Work

Posted 03.29.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul There are products out there for every sleep conundrum... and while we can't guarantee their effectiveness, at least none of these ...

Is This The Key To Becoming A Better Athlete?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.26.2013 | Healthy Living

If vigorous exercise makes you a better sleeper, can more and better sleep make you a better athlete? According to Haley A. Davis and James B. Maas...

The Bedtime Rituals Of The Best-Rested

Posted 04.19.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul We went to the people who really need their rest -- a fitness guru, a yogi, a pro athlete--to learn their get-to-sleep secrets. ...

How Much Do Children Cost In Sleep?

Tracey Marks, M.D. | Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Tracey Marks, M.D.

Every parent knows that having children means losing sleep. This begins with your pregnancy and extends through the course of your childrens' early years, and can exact a serious toll on your physical and mental health.

Falling Awake

Colleen Morton Busch | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Colleen Morton Busch

For most of my 20s and 30s, if I couldn't sleep, I could usually point to some anxiety as the cause -- a stimulating writing project, an important exam, a conflict with someone I loved. It's only now, in my early 40s, that I frequently experience sleeplessness for no apparent or obvious reason.

Is It Possible for Women to Do Nothing?

Karen Brody | Posted 05.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Karen Brody

A "do nothing" women's movement? I've been thinking about this a lot since I spoke with Dr. Rubin Naiman at last week's World Sleep Summit for Women's Health and Power. He told women that falling asleep was easy. All you have to do is nothing.

How Caregivers Can Get The Sleep They Need

Sherri Snelling | Posted 05.13.2013 | Fifty
Sherri Snelling

In the classic children's story from the Brothers Grimm, a beautiful princess sleeps her way to an enchanting life with a handsome prince. If it were only that easy. For many of the nation's 65 million family caregivers, sleep is an elusive luxury and a true fairy tale.

The Case For Moving Daylight Saving Time

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.03.2014 | Healthy Living

When we turned our clocks forward one hour earlier Sunday morning to mark the start of Daylight Saving Time, it was with more than a little anxiety. W...

Jordan Schultz

NBA Napping Serves Vital Role In Players' Performance

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.22.2013 | Sports

It is 3:00 p.m. on a chilly February afternoon in Minneapolis and the Utah Jazz are trying to hang on to the final playoff seed in the Western Confere...

Who Needs Fashion When You Really Need Sleep?

Eddie Parsons | Posted 05.06.2013 | Style
Eddie Parsons

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.

8 Scary Effects Of Getting Too Little Sleep

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 09.18.2014 | Healthy Living

Feeling groggy or sluggish may actually be the least of your concerns.

The New Paradigm Prescription for Women: Go to Sleep

Karen Brody | Posted 05.01.2013 | Women
Karen Brody

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?

A Good Night's Sleep Can Be a Matter of Life and Death

David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. | Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living
David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S.

There is no shortage of scientific studies being released on a regular basis showing links between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), insomnia and other s...

Skimping On Sleep Can Change Your Genes

Posted 02.24.2014 | Healthy Living

Need another reason to prioritize regular shuteye? Sleep deprivation could be messing with your genes, according to a new study from U.K. researchers....

The Fastest Way To Make Up For Lost Sleep

Posted 02.26.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Just few minutes of doing this can buy you a couple of hours of alertness. Here we are again: bleary-eyed and foggy-brained. We'...

Is Your Job Giving You Sleep Problems?

Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living

By Shelby Freedman Harris, Psy.D. for YouBeauty.com From hospital staff to construction workers, police officers, pilots and commercial drivers... ...

How To Recover After A Sleepless Night

Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living

By Chris Iliades, M.D. Medically reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, M.D. According to the American Insomnia Study, about 23 percent of American worker...

WATCH: HuffPost's Nap Rooms Featured On The Today Show

Posted 02.10.2013 | Healthy Living

A new study finds that if employees don't get enough sleep, they are less productive. NBC's 'The Today Show' tackled this issue Saturday morning, ...

Apps for New Moms: Helping Hands Come at a Developmental Price

Catherine Steiner-Adair | Posted 04.07.2013 | Parents
Catherine Steiner-Adair

I'm all for exercising to online workouts in the living room while babies play or nap, but the lure of the screen as a pacifier for new parents, as well as for new babies, is dangerously seductive.

It's 3 A.M. -- Expert's Insomnia Cures Fail

Valerie Frankel | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Valerie Frankel

When will sheer exhaustion fell me as if hit by a tranquilizer dart? I long for it! Sleep should be a physical process, not a mental one, and definitely not a weepy, emotional one.

Can Midlifers Ever Get A Good Night's Sleep?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.06.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

The joy of a good night's sleep just can't be overstated. Somewhere around my 50th birthday, I lost the ability to get one. I went from being someone who could shut her eyes and not open them for eight hours to a person who now does a victory lap around the bed if I manage four hours in a single stretch.

Hillary Clinton Is Really Tired

Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living

Hillary Clinton has important plans for when John Kerry succeeds her as Secretary of State on Friday. She's finally going to get some sleep. When a...

How to Survive Your Wife's First Pregnancy

Laurence Hayes | Posted 03.15.2013 | Parents
Laurence Hayes

Last week, thanks to my father-in-law, I learned a very valuable lesson. Never use the word "matronly" to describe a pregnant woman. A man needs all his wits to survive a first pregnancy with his relationship intact. These are my Top 7 Pregnancy Survival Tips.

Exhaustion, Hallucinations, and Sickness -- the Effects of College Sleeplessness

Uloop | Posted 03.31.2013 | College
Uloop

Ever since I arrived at college, I have been taking notice of the odd happenings in my life directly tied to little or no rest and have wondered if the same crazy things happen to my fellow classmates.