Debunking Sleep Myths: Are Natural Sleep Aids Safe?

A sleepless night can leave you cranky, lethargic, and feeling out of sorts in the morning. When those wide-awake...

How to Cope When Work Interferes with Sleep

For many people, jobs operate on a 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. schedule, leaving plenty of time for relaxing...

What Causes Restless Sleep?

Tossing and turning in bed is normal every now and then. It could be due to stress  or your...

Five Clusters of Sleep Patterns

Do you ever look at the people driving the car next to yours and wonder "what kind of sleeper...

Why Soda Impacts Your Zzz's

If you're not getting enough sleep at night, consider what you're drinking during the day. While coffee and alcohol...

Medications that Affect Sleep

If you have medications in your medicine cabinet, it’s more than likely that at least one will list a...

How to Prevent Shift Work Sleep Disorder

People who work nontraditional hours often experience shift work sleep disorder. This typically occurs in those who work at...

3 Signs You're Too Stressed to Sleep—and How to Unwind

You probably realize that stress can take a toll on the quality of your sleep—but you may not know...

Caffeine and Sleep

Caffeine has been called the most popular drug in the world. It is found naturally in over 60 plants...

Conditions That Affect Sleep as You Age

While many people think sleep needs decrease with age, recommended sleep duration actually remains fairly constant with only a...

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...