Exercise and Sleep

The National Sleep Foundation’s 2013 Sleep in America poll will focus on Exercise and Sleep. We asked the experts...

Sleep and Depression

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

Aging and Sleep – Treatment

If you are experiencing difficulty sleeping, consider whether an event or particular stress could be the cause. If so,...

PTSD and Sleep

The stories are eerily similar. The patient awakens from a terrifying recurrent dream, sweating, heart beating fast, and often...

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...

Insomnia & Women

Women are more likely than men to experience insomnia. A 2005 National Sleep Foundation poll found that 57% of...

How Trauma Can Affect Your Dreams

If you struggle to sleep following a traumatic experience, you’re not alone. Nearly all trauma survivors experience some type...

Teens and Sleep

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

Do Soldiers Get Enough Sleep?

When it comes to how much sleep our troops are getting, the situation is a bit of a nightmare:...

Non-24-hour Sleep Wake Disorder Associations with Depression

Coping with Non-24-Hour Sleep Wake Disorder (Non-24) by forcing one's self to keep a sleep schedule that matches the...

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...