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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.

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? […]

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

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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 […]
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