When researchers question people about their sleep habits, issues regarding noise oftentimes are front and center with respondents. The impact noise has on … [Read more...] about How Noise Really Impacts Sleep
I cannot sleep past 3 or 4 a.m. I awaken and start thinking. I have tried using valerian root to help me sleep, but for the most part it does not seem to work. … [Read more...] about I Can’t Sleep Past 3 Or 4 AM. What Should I Do?
My wife was recommended to use melatonin for help with a mild sleeping problem. She is 48, and I snore. Does this sound right? It remains to be seen whether … [Read more...] about Does Melatonin Help Mild Sleeping Problems?
I am always tired and I fall asleep very easily at inappropriate times. For instance, I go to a movie and I can't sit through the entire thing without falling … [Read more...] about Why Am I Tired All The Time And What Can I Do About It?
I am regularly woken at night from a sound sleep because my hands have also gone to sleep. They become very heavy and numb and sometimes a little painful. I … [Read more...] about What Causes My Hands To Go Numb In The Middle Of The Night?
I am a 21 year old college student who falls asleep very easily. If I am not in a constant state of activity, I nod off for a couple minutes and then fall into … [Read more...] about Why Do I Feel Sleepy All The Time?
I am a 50-year-old male. For the past year, I’ve been snoring more heavily than usual, without any symptoms of allergies during the day. Is there something to … [Read more...] about Can I Do Something To Stop Snoring?
My daughter has sudden periods when she just falls asleep, no matter what she is doing, it may be only momentary, but dangerous. I checked her blood sugar -- … [Read more...] about What Is Causing My Child To Suddenly Fall Asleep?
How can we help our 8-year-old son cope with the stress that may be causing his night terrors? He is in the gifted program in school and doing very well -- or … [Read more...] about How Do We Help Our Child With Night Terrors?
With today's demanding lifestyles, many people feel they must sacrifice a good night's sleep in order to get everything done. After all, there are only 24 hours … [Read more...] about The Value Of A Good Night’s Sleep
Adequate sleep is a crucial component of good health. Sleep deprivation contributes to accidents on the road and in the workplace. It makes you more susceptible … [Read more...] about Healthy Sleep Habits – Tips For Sleeping Better
Although a snorer isn't aware of the problem, anyone who shares the bed certainly is. That noisy breathing robs both the culprit and others of appropriate rest … [Read more...] about 10 Ways To Stop Snoring
Not getting enough sleep can harm your mood, memory, ability to learn and concentrate, and job performance. And shorten your life. It can even kill you and … [Read more...] about Sleep Aides: 10 Tips To A Good Night’s Sleep
Insomnia, the complaint of not sleeping well, is among the most frequent complaints in a primary care doctor's office. At some point in our lives, each of us … [Read more...] about What Are The Most Common Causes Of Insomnia?
The medical name for frequent urination at night is "nocturia." This is usually defined as waking up more than twice a night to empty the bladder. This problem … [Read more...] about Nighttime Urination – Nocturia Has Many Causes
It is usually sleep partners who notice the problem first. At night, a person with sleep apnea will stop breathing--sometimes for as long as 10 seconds--without … [Read more...] about Is Sleep Apnea Raising Your Blood Pressure?
Restless leg syndrome (RLS) causes spontaneous leg movements and unpleasant sensations in the legs called paresthesias. Symptoms come while you are resting and … [Read more...] about What Is Restless Leg Syndrome?
It usually doesn't help one's career to sleep on the job. But today, many companies are encouraging their employees to take a short nap during the day. Major … [Read more...] about Napping On The Job Can Help Your Career
Bob Smith often fell asleep while driving a 16-ton municipal snowplow. "I'd bang into a curb, or hit a manhole, and wake up," explains the 50-year-old father, … [Read more...] about Drowsy Driving Can Be Just As Bad As Drunken Driving
Sleepwalking is a common problem that often runs in families. It typically starts in childhood and resolves during the teen years. Sometimes it goes hand in … [Read more...] about What Causes Sleepwalking And What Can Be Done About It?
If drinking warm milk doesn't help you get to sleep, you might take a new drug to combat insomnia. Making a real effort to stick to the same bedtime and wake-up … [Read more...] about New Medication, Lifestyle Changes Ease Insomnia