How to Maintain Your Sleep Schedule During a Health Crisis

You normally wake up around the same time each day. You read the news while eating breakfast, drop the kids off at school, and listen to your favorite podcast on your commute to work. After work, you exercise at the gym, come home and make a nutritious dinner, and then spend quality time with your […]

15 Things You Might Not Know About Sleep

Sleep is as important to your health as diet and exercise. Researchers are learning more about sleep every day, but it’s there’s still much to learn. Here are a few sleep facts to help you better understand one of the most valuable activities of your day. There’s a World Sleep Day. World Sleep Day takes […]

What Is Sleep Debt and How Do You Get Rid of It?

One out of three American adults sleeps fewer than seven hours each night, which is less than the minimum recommended amount of sleep. Even if you normally get enough sleep you may have the occasional late night or early wake-up time that interferes with your regular sleep. If you miss out on sleep here or […]

Can You Get Too Much Sleep?

Most people have to worry about not getting enough sleep rather than getting too much sleep. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that more than one-third of American adults do not get enough sleep — 35% of U.S. adults get fewer than seven hours of sleep each night. But there are also some […]

23 Things to Do When You Can’t Sleep

Worry, stress, excitement, work, travel, the latest season of your favorite show — there’s a lot that can keep you up at night. Occasionally finding it difficult to sleep isn’t cause for alarm. However, you may need to make some changes, or talk to a medical professional, if sleepless nights are a common problem for […]

Consistency Is Key for Your Child’s Summer Sleep Schedule

The summer months can bring a big shift in routine for families with children. Your child has a regular bedtime during the school year, but now that summer’s here, it’s the Wild West. Maybe your son goes to sleep whenever he feels so inclined, or your daughter naps until high noon. It’s important, however, that […]

3 Reasons Why You Need More Sleep

When was the last time you heard anyone complain about getting too much sleep, or getting too much rest? People don’t grumble about being too well-rested. They don’t wish that they could just subtract one or two hours of sleep each night. In fact, nearly half of adults in the United States say that they […]

Are Some Sleep Positions Better For You Than Others?

We’re becoming more aware of just how important sleep is to our health. New studies often examine the health benefits of sleep, and the negative effects that a lack of sleep has on our bodies. You, of course, need your recommended hours of sleep each night, but could the way you sleep affect your health […]

Understanding Pneumonia

Some people love the fall. They love how the trees come to life with an array of colors. They love breathing in the crisp air, and feeling that air get colder and colder as the days go by. For others, the changing leaves and dropping temperature are just an indication that cold and flu season […]

Sleep Tips for Students

Daylight Saving Time comes to an end this weekend. When Sunday morning rolls around, 2 a.m. will become 1 a.m. – meaning that everyone gets an extra hour of sleep. This will be welcome news in dormitories across the land. Turning the clocks back 60 minutes is a great way to catch up on rest, […]