Spending more time in bed and letting your body’s natural rhythms take over could be good for your health.
The time at home from the coronavirus crisis could be an opportunity to let our natural sleep rhythms take over.
There’s a biological reason why a warm bath before bedtime can improve sleep quality.
Millions of people struggle with falling asleep. A review of thousands of studies shows a possibly simple solution: a warm bath.
Getting a baby to fall asleep can be exhausting.
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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.
Daylight saving time is an artificial way of adjusting time, but nothing changes when the sun rises and sets.
Humans have natural cycles for when they are active and for when they sleep. Modern work and school schedules interfere with this, and more studies are showing why there's a possible health risk.
Millions of Americans are sleep-deprived, but stressing over it won’t help.
Are you sleep deprived? Don't worry. That might make the situation worse. Instead, make some simple adjustments, such as staying off digital devices an hour before bedtime.
Could too much light in the evening affect children’s sleep? Recent research suggests that it could.
A recent study suggested that a chemical responsible for getting the body ready for sleep was suppressed in children by too much evening light. A circadian rhythm expert explains the dangers.
Night owls, or people who have a hard time waking up in the morning, face health risks as a result.
Pity the poor night owls of the world, who already must adjust to a life that doesn't align with their natural sleep patterns. Now it appears that being a night owl even raises the risk of death.
A woman exercising on a stationary bike. Exercise is an important component of weight loss, most experts agree.
The success rate for weight loss is small, suggesting that a new approach is needed. Here are three things to consider, one of which you may be overlooking.
Sleep affects sex, and sex affects sleep. It’s important to pay attention to both.
Research demonstrates a two-way relationship between sleep problems and sexual problems, as well as between satisfying sex and sound sleep. If you want better sex, you need better sleep.
A New York engineer is wheeled away in December 2013, after a train he was driving crashed. Lack of sleep could have been a factor.
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Most Americans dread the time switch to daylight saving time, which results in a loss of an hour's sleep. The downside is more serious than that – it can lead to workplace injuries and traffic fatalities.