Sleep

With racing thoughts and noises outside, falling asleep isn’t always easy. Learn about how to get a better night’s sleep.

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10 Things that Happen to Your Body When You Take a Nap

Catching some sleep on the fly can do more than just help you feel refreshed and revitalized


13 Sleep Tips for When You Have Insomnia

Are you one of the more than 50 million Americans who have trouble sleeping? Michael Breus, PhD, aka The Sleep...


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9 Foods You Should Never Eat Before Bed

Avoid eating these foods, from fried food to ice cream, before bed so you can get to sleep faster and...


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Sick During the Holidays? 7 Unexpected Reasons You’re Under the Weather

Certain seasonal routines may be silently weakening your immune system, but here's how to avoid getting sick during the winter...


9 Silent Signs of Sleep Apnea You’re Ignoring

Loud snoring isn’t the only symptom of sleep apnea. If you notice any of the following less obvious sleep apnea...


This Part of Your Body Never Goes to Sleep

Hint: Be careful what you say around slumbering people


11 Health Conditions That Could Be Messing with Your Sleep

For millions of adults, insomnia is a frustrating nightly struggle. Sometimes, it's also a sign of other health issues. Michael...


This Is Exactly How Many Hours of Sleep You Need to Burn Fat Fast

Diet and exercise aren't the only things needed to lose weight—a good night's sleep is key, too.

6 Ways an Extra Hour of Sleep Could Save Your Life

Sleep may be the single most effective thing you can do for your brain and body!


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7 Clear Signs You Might Need Sleep Meds

Sleep experts reveal how to know when your sleep troubles may warrant medical attention for sleep medication.


7 Weird Things That Happen to Your Body When It Starts to Get Dark Out Earlier

Yes, there's SAD (seasonal affective disorder), but also these surprising side effects.


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16 Things Sleep Doctors Never Do During Daylight Saving Time

For most Americans—except those in Hawaii and Arizona—daylight saving time has more impact than we give it credit for. Here's...


13 Secrets to Better Sleep Doctors Want You to Know

What the docs don't mention about how much rest you actually need, the unconventional ways to fall asleep fast, and...


9 Healthy Ways You Can Deal With the End of Daylight Saving Time

Yay for the extra hour of sleep! Boo for it being dark when you leave work. Don't let the time...


13 Ways Daylight Saving Is Wrecking Your Health

This time-honored practice of setting clocks forward one hour every spring comes with a few unexpected consequences for your mind,...


50 Easy Ways to Sleep Better

You can finally rest easy—we asked sleep experts to tell us everything they know about the healthy habits that help...

15 Stories That Show the Real Danger of Sleepwalking

During deep sleep, some people walk or do something truly outrageous and dangerous, even if they weren't asleep. Check out...


Why Feeling Sleepy During the Day Could Mean Trouble for Your Brain

If you’re always sleepy during the day, it might mean problems for your brain down the line


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This Is What It’s Really Like to Sleep with a CPAP Machine

A CPAP machine treats sleep apnea—but what's it really like to sleep with a mask blowing air into your face...


8 Mistakes Insomniacs Make When They’re Trying to Fall Asleep

Trouble falling asleep or staying asleep? Waking too early, or starting the day feeling tired? These are the symptoms of...


17 Strange Things That Can Happen to Your Body While You Sleep

Find out why we sleepwalk, sleep talk, and even feel like we're falling when we sleep.

10 Signs It’s Time for a New Mattress

A good tomorrow starts with a sound night's sleep. Before you head off to dreamland, make sure your current mattress...


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Narcolepsy: What Doctors Wish You Knew About This Sleep Disorder

We asked sleep specialists about the most common symptoms of the sleep disorder narcolepsy, and how it's treated.


16 Things Sleep Doctors Wish You Knew About Snoring

While about half of the snoring population is simply making noise, the other half is dealing with a life-threatening condition...


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9 Reasons You Keep Waking Up in the Middle of the Night

When a bad dream isn’t to blame, consider one of these less obvious reasons you can’t sleep through the...


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7 Things That Could Happen If You Sleep on an Old Mattress

If you're dealing with poor sleep, it could be time to change your mattress. Here are a few things that...


5 Soothing Bedtime Tricks to Lower Your Blood Sugar Overnight

You can now add healthy blood sugar levels to the long list of health benefits from a good night's sleep....