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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.

When A Morning Person And A Night Owl Share A Bed

Denise Oliveira | Posted 08.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Denise Oliveira

As long as you and your partner remain in different "time zones," the best you can do is learn to understand and respect each other's nature.

A Complete Night's Sleep (Try This)

Martha Ringer | Posted 07.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Martha Ringer

As a child I remember the comfort I experienced being tucked in at night with great tenderness and loving by my mother. As an adult, I have created a way to tuck myself in with the same sweetness and loving.

Overworked And Under-Slept?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 07.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Close the computer at 6 p.m., decline that extra bit of overtime, don't bring work home on the weekends: It's up to each of us to find ways to set reasonable limits so that work life doesn't rob us of the sleep we need.

12 Steps To Better Sleep

Posted 05.10.2012 | Healthy Living

By Betsy Stephens for Shape.com Whatever your personal trigger, you can put your snoozing back on track fast with our 12-step program. For m...

How To Sleep Peacefully With Your Mate

Tracey Marks, M.D. | Posted 07.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Tracey Marks, M.D.

While the media presents images of loving couples sleeping contentedly in each other's arms all night long, for many the reality is much different.

What Happens When Pilots Don’t Get Enough Sleep?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 06.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Ever-changing shift schedules, long hours, and short rest periods put pilots and other airline professionals at high risk for sleep deprivation, sleep disorders, and the health risks associated with chronic sleep problems, including mental health issues like depression and anxiety.

Earth Night: How Green Is Your Sleep?

Rubin Naiman, Ph.D. | Posted 06.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Rubin Naiman, Ph.D.

This week, we celebrate the heightened awareness and many major environmental initiatives promoted by Earth Day. But, what about Earth Night?

The Art Of Sleeping

Tory Burch | Posted 06.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Tory Burch

Dr. Samantha Boardman, a clinical instructor in psychiatry and public health and an assistant attending psychiatrist at Weill Cornell Medical College, wrote a column for "The Tory Blog" on why sleep is so important and how to get more of it.

Can This Serious Sleep Condition Affect Children, Too?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 06.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Sleep-disordered breathing in children, no matter how mild it appears, should never be ignored. By addressing these issues before they become serious, we can help keep our kids sleeping well and growing well.

Cities That Never Sleep (And What To Do About It)

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 06.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Real Age has just published its ranking of the best and worst cities for sleep in the U.S., part of its "2012 Oldest and Youngest Cities" report.

Prettier Skin.. A Clearer Head.. And 8 Other Perks To A Good Night's Sleep

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 04.03.2012 | Healthy Living

By this point, we all know the very serious health conditions associated with long-term sleep deprivation, including increased risk of heart disease a...

Sleepy On The Job? Tips For A Better Night's Sleep

David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S. | Posted 06.02.2012 | Healthy Living
David Volpi, M.D., P.C., F.A.C.S.

There's no denying that sleep deprivation, and the health issues that result, are becoming more prevalent in our go-go, techno society. But a by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) grabbed my attention as particular cause for concern.

If You Think a Glass of Wine Will Help You Sleep, Read This

Caren Osten Gerszberg | Posted 05.22.2012 | Women
Caren Osten Gerszberg

Hot milk? Maybe. Glass of red wine? Don't think so...

How Much Sleep Do Teens Really Need?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 05.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

It's a mantra from physicians, sleep experts and other health professionals we've come to expect: Teenagers are short on sleep.