There are three features common to most forms of insomnia that can be revelatory for those living under lockdown.
Sleep supports our immune function and helps us deal with stress. During this uncertain time, making sleep a priority is more than self-care – it's essential.
The time at home from the coronavirus crisis could be an opportunity to let our natural sleep rhythms take over.
Cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia provided remission of insomnia in 80 to 90 per cent of adolescents in a research trial, and improved their overall concussion recovery.
Millions of people struggle with falling asleep. A review of thousands of studies shows a possibly simple solution: a warm bath.
Insomnia impacts more than 20 per cent of women during pregnancy. And it is treatable.
It's not just babies who have trouble sleeping.
Adults are not the only people in the US who have problems with sleep – babies and children suffer from loss of sleep, too. Two pediatric sleep experts explain how you can help your little ones.
New research pinpoints why so many students struggle to nod off at university.
Quetiapine is an antipsychotic drug to treat severe mental illness, but it makes people feel sleepy, so has also been used as a sleeping pill – by prescription and illicitly.
Our genes are important when it comes to aptitude for sleeping soundly.
Sleeping tablets such as Ambien can have serious side effects.
Classroom meditation shows promise for improving student attention, focus, happiness and self-awareness.
Poor quality sleep is almost guaranteed over the festive period. Here's how to get some decent shut-eye.
If you're tossing and turning in the middle of the night, these techniques may help you to nod off.
Although it may appear you're “switching off” when you fall asleep, the brain is far from inactive.
Many hope that marijuana will help their insomnia. A sleep psychologist examines the evidence.
Quetiapine, sold under the brand name Seroquel, is a short-acting antipsychotic drug to treat major mental illnesses. It has also been increasingly prescribed off-label for insomnia.
A new study sheds light on the link between poor sleep and thoughts about suicide.
Can drinking a cup of coffee before taking a short nap really give you the energy you need to see you through the day?