How to Create a Sleep-Friendly Bedroom
Trouble getting enough sleep, or quality sleep? Your environment may be to blame, but you can make easy fixes to get some rest.
Napping: Is it good for everyone?
Brief naps provide significant benefits for improved alertness and performance without leaving you feeling groggy. Dr. Adnan Pervez at REX Pulmonary Specialists answers four important questions about napping for all ages.
No dream: electric brain stimulation during sleep can boost memory
By targeting one facet of the brain’s electrical activity, UNC neuroscientist Flavio Frohlich, PhD, showed it’s possible to enhance memory, laying the groundwork for a new treatment paradigm for neurological and psychiatric disorders.
Conquering Sleep Problems
If you’ve been accused of getting up ‘on the wrong side of the bed,’ is it because you didn’t get much sleep on any side on the bed? Some simple changes in your daily habits may be effective in helping you rest easier. Exercise early. Activity too close to bedtime can wind you up and…
Are you sleeping in the right position?
Did you know you could actually improve your health while you sleep? It’s true. Your sleep position—whether you’re a side, back or stomach sleeper—not only affects the quality of your sleep, it also can help alleviate or aggravate certain conditions, like sleep apnea, acid reflux and more.
10 Tips for Healthy Sleep
November 3rd is the end of daylight savings time, allowing us to "fall back" an hour, and what better time than to improve your sleep habits? A healthy sleep schedule offers endless benefits, including lower stress, healthier weight, better brain function, and a stronger immune system. Here are 10 healthy sleep tips from the National Sleep Foundation.