PTSD and Sleep

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

Women and Sleep Apnea

Dr. Barbara PhillipsDr. Barbara Phillips — sleep expert, board member and past chair of the National Sleep Foundation —...

Stress and Insomnia

Neil B. KaveyI have a stress-filled job, and I also have periodic bouts of insomnia. Could there be a...

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...

Food and Drink That Promote a Good Night's Sleep

Eating—and drinking—for better sleep means more than just avoiding caffeine and heavy, heartburn-inducing foods at night. Certain foods and...

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...

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...

The Best Exercises for Sleep

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

Sleep and Depression

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

Exercise and Sleep

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

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...