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Sleep

You Don’t Need the New Blue-Light-Blocking Glasses

Eyeglasses coated with blue light filters are being heavily marketed. But they may not help you get a good night's sleep—and could do harm.

Sleep

Melatonin and Sleep

Dr. Andrew Rubman goes against the grain of common advice and suggests that while melatonin can be helpful, it should not be taken on a continuous basis.

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Supplements for Better Sleep

Botanicals such as valerian, hops, and skullcap can help people get better sleep. Magnesium and calcium supplements also help improve sleep quality.

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Melatonin Can Be Dangerous

Melatonin can reduce the effectiveness of certain medications and has potentially dangerous side effects.

Nature Doc's Patient Diary

I Retired…and Now I Can’t Sleep

The patient: Paul, a 70-year old recently retired NASA scientist, had severe sleep problems since his change in employment. Why…

Nature Doc's Patient Diary

Why Am I Sleepless at Night and Tired in the Afternoon?

The patient: Rebecca, a part-time real estate broker and a full-time mom of two grade schoolers in her mid-30’s. Why…

Apnea

What’s That Mean? Snoring vs. Sleep Apnea

It’s the middle of the night and once again you’ve been awakened by your partner’s snoring. Is it simple snoring—or…

Sleep

Transform Nightmares into Sweet Dreams

If you are a horror-movie buff, you know who Freddy Krueger is—the character from the iconic slasher movie A Nightmare…

Insomnia

To Sleep Better, Make Your Own Placebo

Wouldn’t it be great if you could just take a “sugar pill” to get to sleep? Maybe you can. Recent…

Insomnia

New Ways to Beat Insomnia Quickly

Good news—there is no reason to suffer with insomnia, especially now that there is a nonpharmaceutical treatment that is proven…

Sleep

Nose Trick Puts You to Sleep

Do you have difficulty falling asleep? Look to your nose! The left nostril is connected to the right hemisphere of…

Sleep

21 Ways to Get the Best Sleep of Your Life

You know how important a good night’s sleep is for body and mind. But you don’t want to rely on…

Insomnia

Our 3 Favorite Ways to Fix Insomnia

Sleep! We love it. But it can be elusive.

Sleep

Your Sleep Habits Could Put Your Health in Danger

The time you go to sleep at night and the time you wake up in the morning can be crucial…