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Sleep Myths

6 Sleep Myths To Finally Put To Bed

Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living

By Diana Kelly for Life by DailyBurn The real reason you can't fall asleep might not be as simple as you think. If you've ever said, "I need to cat...

More Sleep Myths, Debunked

Dr. Robert Oexman | Posted 07.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Robert Oexman

The reality is we're often to blame for our own sleep deprivation -- clinging to bad habits and buying into the sleep myths that keep us perpetually tired. So, let's end this vicious cycle of misinformation and begin to feel better -- by revealing the truth behind common sleep myths.

Sarah Klein

12 Sleep Myths, Busted

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Sleeping doesn't seem like it should be all that hard. After all, humans have been sleeping for hundreds of thousands of years -- it's not like flying...

Is 8 Hours Of Sleep Unnatural?

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Conventional wisdom tells us that we should get at least eight hours of sleep a night, but a recent report by the BBC suggests that this might just be...

6 Myths About Sleep, Busted

EatingWell | Posted 02.03.2012 | Healthy Living
EatingWell

Making every last minute of shut-eye count means knowing what can actually help you sleep and what hinders sleep. Here are six sleep myths to ignore, as reported in "EatingWell" magazine.

10 Ways We Manage Sleeplessness That Actually Make It Worse

Rubin Naiman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Rubin Naiman, Ph.D.

Given the acute distress often associated with sleeplessness, it's not surprising that so many of us respond to it with limited stop-gap, band-aid type solutions. In my practice I've found that so much of what we do to manage sleeplessness simply makes it worse.

5 Myths About Sleep And Insomnia

Newsweek | Jesse Ellison | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

We spend a third of our lives asleep, and it's clear that without it our brains don't function as well, yet little is known about exactly why we do it...