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3 reasons why sleep is important for your health

3 reasons why sleep is important for your health

Many of us don’t get enough sleep on a regular basis. It might be due to a sleep disorder, busy social life, new baby, long...

How to feel better, think better, and sleep better

Studies show that sitting too much can raise your risk of cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. But getting up to walk around your block, dance...
Bad sleep in older people may signal Alzheimer’s disease

Bad sleep in older people may signal Alzheimer’s disease

Older people who spend less time in slow-wave sleep—the deep sleep you need to consolidate memories and wake up feeling refreshed—have higher levels of...
Insomnia? Oversleeping? Both may increase your risk of stroke

Insomnia? Oversleeping? Both may increase your risk of stroke

There is growing evidence that sleep disorders like insomnia and sleep apnea are related to stroke risk and recovery from stroke, according to a...

This new drug could treat insomnia in people with depression

In a study of 15 patients affected by depression and insomnia, researchers found that treatment with vortioxetine for their depressive symptoms could improve sleep...

Simple lifestyle changes could help you avoid sleep deprivation

If your mental or physical health is suffering, a lack of sleep may be to blame. Are you getting enough shuteye? Sleep is considered both...
How to sleep well every night

How to sleep well every night

Insomnia troubles many people. It is a disorder in which a person has difficulty falling asleep or maintaining sleep or wakes up too early in...
10 alternatives to CPAP for treating obstructive sleep apnea

10 alternatives to CPAP for treating obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)

Patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) experience obstructed or restricted breathing for periods of 10 seconds or longer during sleep. Doctors typically can diagnose OSA...
How sleep loss damages your health

How sleep loss damages your health

Eating at night and craving junk food are unhealthy eating behaviors, and they may present a potential link between poor sleep and obesity. This is...

How to soothe yourself to sleep

Getting a good night of sleep can seem like the most effortless and natural thing in the world, but when we can’t fall asleep...