They’re heavily promoted. Your optometrist may even prescribe them. But when we looked at the evidence, this is what we found.
The hunt for sleep has become a global industry, with apps, drugs, self-help remedies. In a new book, author Marie Darrieussecq contemplates the curse of insomnia.
Short naps at the right time of day can benefit alertness and overall health in myriad ways.
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Naps can be rejuvenating and beneficial to attentiveness and overall health, but the length of naps and the time of day are key.
When teens can’t sleep, they often scroll online well into the night, which only exacerbates the problem.
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Exposure to screens before bedtime can contribute to chronic sleep deprivation, which raises the risk for anxiety, depression and even suicidal thoughts.
Wake up! It’s time for bed. Here’s how to make sure you can actually fall asleep when you get there.
Self-help articles and books usually point to the things we can do personally to get a good night’s sleep. But the wider social and economic causes of insomnia deserve more attention.
Make it stop! Six ways to stop your racing mind and get the sleep you need.
Sleep is one of the most important things we do.
Since 2018, it has been legal in the U.S. to use a drug made from purified cannabis-derived cannabidiol – CBD – to treat certain childhood seizure disorders.
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CBD isn’t a miracle cure for everything that ails a person – but science shows that it has the potential to help treat a number of health conditions.
Here are some tips of how to rethink the sound of your leaking tap, which should help bring you a decent night’s sleep. Or you could just fix the tap.
If you’ve had trouble sleeping during or after a COVID infection, you’re not alone.
Brown noise sounds like the ocean and some people say it helps them sleep. Here’s what the science actually says.
People – particularly women – take a little longer to fall asleep when they are next to a casual partner or single.
When midlife begins can vary from person to person.
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Age is no longer the only definition of midlife. An expert in aging explains why.
Menstrual periods can disturb sleep, but sleep troubles can worsen menstrual symptoms.
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Menstruating women who sleep less than six hours a night suffer worse periods. But leading treatments for insomnia rarely look at menstrual health.
The thoughts are often distressing and punitive. Strikingly, these concerns vaporise in the daylight, proving that the 3am thinking was completely irrational and unproductive. But why?
The high prevalence of insomnia symptoms among health care workers has concerning implications for our health care system.
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To keep our health care providers healthy, we need to help them sleep.
Tired and distracted.
Distraction in poor sleepers could be linked to a different brain process than previously thought.
What is it about chamomile tea, milk and cocoa that could help us sleep better, and what does the evidence say?
How you can gauge investors’ sleepiness by using Google search data.