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How To Sleep Well At Any Age

Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living

By Madeline Vann, MPH Medically reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, M.D. Sleep patterns often change with age, even though little has changed but the i...

WATCH: How To Sleep Like A Baby This Summer

Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living

For many people, getting enough restorative sleep is much easier said than done, even though we know sleep deprivation can increase risk of stroke, ca...

Is Your Bedroom a Sacred Space?

Robin Palmer | Posted 06.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Robin Palmer

On a scale of 1-10, how would you rate your bedroom as a sleep-friendly environment? Have you created a sacred space exclusively used for sleep, sex and self-care? If not, here are some practical tips I've learned to turn your sleep space into the sacred space of your dreams.

Out With The Electronics!

Posted 02.12.2013 | Healthy Living

By Keri Glassman for U.S. News Are you having trouble falling asleep? You may have an overactive mind from all the electronics in your life. Phones...

Does Anyone Actually Sleep In The Hospital?

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 08.18.2012 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

A new study shows that in a hospital setting, nocturnal noises can slow down the healing process. Ironic, isn't it? The place where people go to heal may actually be set up to slow the healing process.

Rocked To Sleep -- Not Just For Babies Anymore

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

The study suggests that rocking does indeed have an effect on our ability to fall asleep -- as well as on the quality of the sleep itself.

How I Learned to Sleep Smart

Catherine A Pishal | Posted 08.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Catherine A Pishal

After committing to my new sleep habits, I began to see a huge change in only a few weeks.

Sweeter Dreams: Visualizations For Restorative Sleep

Leslie Davenport | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Leslie Davenport

Some of the best strategies to meet our contemporary sleep challenges date back to 4,000 to 1,000 B.C., arising from Babylonian and Sumerian cultures.

Teen Sleep Problems: Could Texting And E-Mailing Be To Blame?

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

As if we really needed anything else affecting a teen's mood and sleep, recent research shows that Internet use and texting can have a serious, detrimental effect on both sleep and mood.

Sleep Challenge 2010: The Most Embarrassing Place I've Fallen Asleep Was ________ .

Cindi Leive | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cindi Leive

For the first time in probably 10 years, I've only fallen asleep when I meant to, as opposed to on planes, trains, automobiles, over romantic dinners or during family events.

Sleep Challenge 2010: Meet the "Vampire Hormone" (Yes, You Have It)

Cindi Leive | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cindi Leive

Just one of the startling things I've learned over the last two weeks of the Sleep Challenge is that apparently, when it comes to good health, what you do in the hour right before you go to bed really matters.

Sleep Challenge 2010: OK, Ladies, It's Time to Make a To-Don't List

Cindi Leive | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cindi Leive

Here's a question for all of you: What are you doing less of to make more time for sleep?

Sleep Tips: 'Don't Go To Bed Angry.' Oh, Really?

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

As a couples therapist I've observed that when a couple is angry at each other, one partner often deals with it by avoidance and falls asleep while the other glares, sometimes feeling the urge to smack 'em.

Sleep Challenge 2010: What Do You Wake up Thinking About at Three in the Morning?

Cindi Leive | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cindi Leive

All of a sudden, there I was in the pitch-black, mentally scrolling through my to-do list. I did end up eventually falling back asleep, but when I went for a run this morning, I accidentally locked myself out of my own house.

Sleep Tips: Feng Shui, A Solution For A Good Night's Sleep

Candace Vorhaus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Candace Vorhaus

We have a greater chance to achieve our highest potential -- including getting a fantastic night's sleep -- when our "chi," or human life force energy, is in balance and harmony with the energies of the earth.

Sleep Challenge 2010: How Late Did You Sleep In This Weekend?

Cindi Leive | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cindi Leive

As of this morning, we've emerged victorious from what some experts consider the biggest test of American women's sleep habits: that 48-hour health menace known as the weekend.