Insomnia

Arthur J. Spielman, PhDHow do you know if you have insomnia? If you feel that your sleep is inadequate in some...

How Medications May Affect Sleep

The secret to a better night’s rest could be changing or reducing the dosage of your medication. Doctors prescribe...

Menopause and Insomnia

Joyce Walsleben, RN, PhDHow is sleep affected by perimenopause, menopause, and post-menopause? Many female patients who come to my office in...

How to Conquer Insomnia

The right sleep habits can go a long way in helping you get the quality and quantity of sleep...

Sleep and Depression

Dr. BuysseMy wife has been diagnosed with depression, and she also suffers from insomnia. Is there a connection between...

What are Different Types of Insomnia?

There are multiple ways to describe insomnia: Acute insomnia A brief episode of difficulty sleeping. Acute insomnia is usually caused by...

Food and Sleep – Related Problems

Gastrointestinal reflux (GERD) is a common ailment that can cause sleep disruptions. According to NSF’s 2001 Sleep in America...

Frequently Asked Questions about Insomnia and Sleep Aids

What should patients try before taking a sleep aid? 1. If, as in many cases, the insomnia is of recent...

Teens and Sleep

Sleep is food for the brain. During sleep, important body functions and brain activity occur. Skipping sleep can be...

The Best Exercises for Sleep

Working out regularly has so many positive health benefits. It can reduce stress, boost alertness during the day, and...

What Can You Do to Promote Good Dental Health

Because infectious diseases are frequently transmitted via touch, hand hygiene is an important first line of defense against the spread of infections in dental...