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Don't Let The Fear Of Sleeplessness Keep You From Sleeping Tonight

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 11.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

Here are some steps you can take when you are struggling to sleep that will minimize the anxiety driving your sleepless nights.

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.

A High-Fat Diet Undermines Sleep

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Here's the flipside to the story about foods that can help you sleep better: Eating a diet heavily composed of the "wrong" foods can interfere with your sleep.

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.

How To Sleep Well When Traveling

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 11.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

Sleeping in the best of circumstances can be difficult for many people, and the vast majority of us will struggle with sleeplessness at some point or other.

Laura Schocker

INFOGRAPHIC: How To Set Up Your Bedroom For Better Sleep

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Schocker | Posted 09.06.2012 | Healthy Living

We all know the usual suspects when it comes to having trouble sleeping -- your snoring partner, constant distractions and work and family stress, to ...

Napping At The Oasis: Where The Delegates Can Take A Break (VIDEO)

Posted 08.31.2012 | Healthy Living

"Sleep" is one of the major buzzwords at The Huffington Post's Oasis, as it's a vital aspect of unplugging and recharging and performing one's best. ...

Sleep Tips For College Students

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.10.2013 | College

Adolescents typically need between eight and nine hours of sleep a night, but some studies suggest they typically get closer to six. Here are some sle...

Harvard Sleep Medicine's Stuart Quan Gives Sleep Tips From HuffPost's Oasis

Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living

Two days into the Republican National Convention and we're willing to bet sleep deprivation is a common thread among the candidates and attendees. ...

How To Recover From The Summer Sleep Schedule

Tracey Marks, M.D. | Posted 10.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Tracey Marks, M.D.

Suppose after several days you're still having trouble settling down to sleep at the earlier time and you're dragging yourself slowly throughout the day. Here are a couple of suggestions to advance your sleep clock.

Cooking Up A Sleep-Friendly Diet

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 10.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

We know that sleep has a great effect on how we eat. But does how we eat -- or more precisely, what we eat -- have an effect on our sleep? One thing we might not be talking about enough is how choosing the right foods can help strengthen sleep.

This Is Your Immune System On Sleep Deprivation

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 10.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

You've probably heard about how significant a role stress is believed to play in the development of illness and disease. Here's some sobering and important news: New research indicates that lack of sleep can be as damaging to the immune system as stress.

Easy Tips To Improve Your Sleep, From Dr. Oz (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

When Emmy Award-winning doctor, television host and author Dr. Oz met with me on Mondays With Marlo, he shared some useful tips on improving sleep. In...

How To Get Kids' Sleep Back On Track For School

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 08.15.2012 | Healthy Living

After a summer filled with camp, amusement park trips and swim lessons, switching back to that 6 a.m. morning routine is a rude awakening -- literally...

Simple Trick To Getting Adequate Sleep, From Dr. Oz (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

What's the secret to getting enough sleep? Dr. Oz, Emmy Award-winning doctor, television host and author revealed the answer, which has been sitting r...

'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.

Should You Take A Sleep Vacation?

Linden Schaffer | Posted 09.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Linden Schaffer

According to Dr. William Dement of Stanford University, for most Americans, sleep debt occurs so gradually that people often attribute their fatigue to other things such as stress or illness. The travel industry has taken notice, and the newest emerging trend for 2012 is sleep vacations.

Narcolepsy Remains Misunderstood and Underdiagnosed

Russell Rosenberg, Ph.D | Posted 09.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Rosenberg, Ph.D

It is not normal to constantly feel sleepy or have involuntary sleep attacks after a good night's rest. While some physicians have difficulty diagnosing narcolepsy, there are many institutions around the country that are capable of providing proper testing and treatment.

A Side Benefit Of Treating Sleep Apnea?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 09.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

A recent study brings most welcome and important news for men with obstructive sleep apnea -- and their partners. Keeping up with your CPAP routine can help to improve your sex life and your relationship, as well as your sleep.

Pro Athletes: Sleep Helps Them Stay in the Game

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Protecting and encouraging sleep among pro athletes may be one way to enhance and even prolong players' career-long levels of performance.

WATCH: Sleep and Exercise From Deepak Chopra

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Mind-body expert Deepak Chopra joined me on Mondays With Marlo to talk about two things that are imperative to your health - sleep and exercise. Ch...

'Social Jetlag' Contributing To Global Weight Gain

David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. | Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living
David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S.

In our modern society of too-late work hours and too much time in front of computer screens, we are listening to our social clocks more than our physiological clocks, causing a greater sleep gap, known as social jetlag.

WATCH: 3 Ideas For Better Sleep, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

When health expert Dr. Nancy Snyderman joined me on Mondays With Marlo, she spoke about a problem that many of us have - not being able to sleep well...

Couple Sleep Is Best -- Here's How To Make It Even Better!

Dr. Robert Oexman | Posted 08.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Robert Oexman

Snoring is the No. 1 factor that leads to partner disturbance as ribs are poked and shoulders are punched to force the offending partner roll over. Here are five tips to solve mild to moderate snoring.

Yet Another Health Risk Of Sleep Apnea?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 08.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

These two studies are the first to establish a link between OSA and cancer in humans. Previous studies have shown evidence of a relationship between cancer and sleep apnea in mice.