Sleep

Millions of Americans suffer from some sort of sleep problem. Whether you have trouble falling asleep or trouble staying you are not alone. Here you will find great resources on how to ensure you get your full eight hours every night.

Natural Snoring Treatments

One writer said her husband’s snoring sounded “like a vacuum cleaner in heat.” Another said it, “drowns out the noise of passing trains.” There are countless products and practices that promise to end snoring. But do they work? If you or someone you sleep near needs to stop snoring, it helps to understand the cause. […]

Sleep helps prevent Alzheimer’s

A new study shows that lack of sleep helps set the stage for Alzheimer’s. Of course, Alzheimer’s is a complicated disease, with a strong genetic component. But, thanks to some new studies, we now know there’s no doubt—if you don’t get enough sleep, you’re at much greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s, along with other types […]

Dangerous Bedsheets

wet laundry drying in the sun with the mountains on the background
You spend about one third of your life laying in bed. And, while getting enough sleep is one of the best things you can do for your health, you’ve got to be careful where you do it. Because, believe it or not, the majority of bed linens contain dangerous chemicals, rubbing directly against your body, […]

Natural Pain Relief for Leg Cramps

You know that getting the proper amount of sleep is essential for your health. Without it, your body can’t recover from the day, your muscles can’t build, your brain can’t clean out the detritus that is brought about by electrical activity, and your organs never get a chance to rest, clean, and reset. That’s why […]

Caffeine’s benefits and dangers

Many people forget—caffeine is a drug. It alters mood, behavior, and the chemical workings of your body. There are probably more people addicted to caffeine than any other drug on the planet. Maybe more than all other drugs combined. So you might be surprised to hear me say—that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Though a […]

Healthy Habits Work, No Matter Your Age

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks…but that isn’t necessarily true. It’s never too late to get healthy. I know lots of patients—and friends!—who don’t want to change unhealthy habits, or adopt healthy ones. After all, I’m often asked, “What good can it do? I’ve done X my whole life, so changing […]

12 Healthy Habits to Adopt for 2017

Today, I want to share 12 simple, life-changing habits for maximum health…and happiness. Habits get a bad rap—we often think of the bad ones out there. But the truth is, habits form the backbone of about 95% of what we do every day—the good and the bad. And that’s why it’s so important to fill […]

5 Tips to Stop Aging Now

Except for a few kids currently in middle school, no one wants to grow older. Our bodies are miraculous, self-healing machines built to last 80 years or more. Still, over time, your body will slowly break down. It’s inevitable. But the time it takes to get there isn’t inevitable—not at all. In fact, there’s plenty […]

5 Steps to A Better Bedroom

Do you have trouble sleeping? The problem might be your room. Most people look inward for explanations when they don’t get enough sleep. Or they focus far outside themselves, at work or family stress. Those can all contribute. But sometimes, the answer is simpler than you think. If your bedroom isn’t set up to help […]

Sleep Better. Don’t Eat These Foods

Lots of families have home remedies, passed on through generations, to aid sleep. Warm milk. A shot of hot brandy. Some cocoa just before bed. Turns out, there is a strong connection between what you eat and how well you sleep. But it’s not what most of us think. A new study out of Columbia […]
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