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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.

Catching up on sleep has positive health effects

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Ask everyone you see today if they regularly get enough sleep. Chances are they will say no. And research shows that we collectively are an under-slept nation. For a while, the conventional wisdom was that you can’t “catch up” on lost sleep—that the sleep you didn’t get last night is gone and each night of poor sleep you get will continue to eat at your health. But a new study suggests that that’s not actually the case. Learn how to make deposits into your “sleep bank” for better health and less chance of illness and disease.

Magnolia Bark’s Health Benefits for Sleep, Anxiety, and More

Asian art is rich with images of a tranquil, natural world. Clear spring waters and blossoming trees, none as lovely as the beautiful magnolia. Imagine gazing on these images as you lie down for sleep, like a lullaby for your eyes. We now know that the sweet magnolia tree gives us a natural, herbal “lullaby” that really can help you into a deep, restful sleep. Read on and learn the sleepy secrets contained in this tranquil-looking tree.

Prevent Daylight Savings Related Jet Lag

alarm clock in fall leaves
I love nearly everything about fall–changing colors, apple picking, pumpkin-spiced everything. But if there’s one thing I could do without, it’s turning the clocks back for daylight savings. Even though it’s only a one hour difference, it can cause days of morning grogginess and evening fatigue until your body catches up with the changing of the clocks. If you feel the same, I have some good news. There is a safe, effective, and 100% natural way to keep your internal clock in sync with the clock on the wall. It can replace that ever-present jet-lagged feeling with…feeling perfectly normal!

Late Sleepers are in Health Danger

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Millions of people live daily in disjointed “time zones”, out of sync with the clocks around them. And research shows that being a late sleeper could lead to a host of health risks…including early death. So, if you struggle with your sleep schedule, here are a few safe ways to improve the quality of your sleep.

Valerian and GABA’s benefits for sleep and anxiety

Just as we need food, shelter, and clothing to survive, we need peace of mind and healthy sleep to thrive. But anxiety and poor sleep are so common that our Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calls sleep deprivation a public health epidemic. What can we do to relax when we’re stressed, and sleep […]

Best Natural Sleep Solutions

A good night’s sleep is one of life’s great pleasures. But it’s not just about easing into dreamland and feeling good when we rise. And sleep is not a “luxury”. Simply put, without good sleep, there’s no good health. Period. So let me help you dance into dreamland and reap the health benefits of getting […]

Sleeping improves brain health

grandfather and grandchild sleeping together
If you have trouble sleeping, you’re not alone. At least 50% of my patients complain about not getting enough sleep, and I’d wager that that’s on par with the rest of the country. Even I confess to not getting enough sleep sometimes. What’s the culprit? It’s hard to say. There are so many things that […]

Natural Sleep Remedies to Conquer Insomnia

Tossing and turning. Watching the clock tick minute by minute, with multiple thoughts passing through your mind. This is what it is like for tens of millions of sleepless Americans every night. But it doesn’t have to be like this. If you have problems falling asleep or staying asleep, it is possible get a great […]

Sleeplessness and Pain Cycle

When it comes to health, there are few issues thornier than when one issue exacerbates another, which echoes back onto the first, making the second worse still… it goes on and on. Which brings me to one of the most common negative cycles—it’s experienced by most people, at some point in their lives, yet it’s […]

Filter Blue Light to Sleep Better

Do you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep? When you wake up in the morning, does it take longer to get out of bed and shake off that sleepy feeling? Now, these next questions may seem unrelated, but stay with me. Do you surf the Internet on your smartphone, tablet, or computer after sunset? […]
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