How do you know if you should start taking a sleep aid or supplement like Melatonin? Here are the basics on sleep medication and when to use it.
How much sleep do you need? Lauren Hale from the National Sleep Foundation reviews the importance of sleep and how much you need at every age
In this video, Richard shares his personal story recounting his poor sleep history. He then talks about the steps he took to discover he had slee
Here's what a healthy night of slumber looks like.
A healthy heart and a good night's sleep go hand in hand. The National Sleep Foundation explains how heart health and sleep are closely related.
It is important that your bedroom is relaxing when you go to sleep. Here are some bedroom ideas to create a space that will help you sleep easier.
Whether you sleep on your back or your side, this episode offers tips for how to pick out the mattress that’s perfect for you.
One of the most common sleep disorders is called Insomnia. Here are some common symptoms of insomnia and those who have problems sleeping.
Severe snoring can be a sign of a serious disorder called sleep apnea. Dr. Snyderman explains that there are three types of apnea, obstructive apnea
Good sleep starts with a predictable, soothing bedtime routine. The goal is to create positive associations with bedtime.
Is chronic pain keeping you up at night? Natalie Dautovich from the National Sleep Foundation explains chronic pain and sleep
Although sleep apnea is very common, most people do not know they have it. In this video, Dr. Snyderman explains the signs, symptoms and risk factors
Here are some expert tips for sleep training and maintaining steady sleep schedules for your children to improve their sleep quality every night.
Sleepy brains do not make the best decisions. Here's how sleep affects your brain function.
Your bedtime ritual will pay off tomorrow.
Getting kids to sleep at night can seem like constant battle. But you are not alone; 76% of parents are not happy with their child’s sleep habits.
Setting a bedtime routine is essential to keeping children well rested. In the video above, parenting expert and author Ann Pleshette Murphy explains
Sleep is great for a healthy heart. A Cardiologist explains why sleep is important for those at risk of heart disease, and tips to sleep well.
How many hours of sleep you need each night based on your age.
If you are suffering from RLS, don’t fight the urge to move your legs; it will only make things worse. Massage your legs and be sure to avoid caffeine
Here’s how to not let jet lag symptoms ruin your vacay.
In this video, Dr. Holly Atkinson shares some tips on how to fall asleep a bit easier. Humans spend one third of our lives sleeping, if we are lucky.
There’s a reciprocal relationship between the two.
There’s a reason you should keep your power naps to about 20 minutes long.
Think your dreams are crazy? Chances are they’re more normal than you think.
Over 6 million Americans work non-traditional hours, also know as the night shift. The sleep/wake cycle is controlled by a section of the brain called
We’ve all been there, lying wide-eyed in the middle of the night counting sheep. But what if there was a simple, scientific reason for your insomnia?
Sleep and exercise are important in helping symptoms of depression. Exercise can elevate your mood and sleep can help you deal with tough situations.
Experts recommend changing your pillow every two years for more restful sleep. An ideal pillow will support your head and neck in the same neutral pos
It is great to squeeze in a workout every day but what about right before bedtime? While it does create increased blood flow and raise core body tempe
If you are diagnosed with mild sleep apnea there are steps you can take now to help fight off the condition. In this video, Dr. Snyderman discusses
While Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) may sound like an imagined condition, it is very real. In fact, over 12 million people have it. RLS is a condition
Misconceptions about sleep could rob you of a good night’s rest.
Learn which foods may help you sleep better—and which to avoid.
For starters, use your bed for sleep and sex only.
If you think you may have sleep apnea, ask yourself the following questions: Does your snoring awaken you at night? Do you have a dry mouth, sore thro
Relaxing the body might be just what you need to put a stop to insomnia.
Forget counting sheep! Try these yoga moves before bed.
Aside from constant yawning the next day, not getting enough sleep can lead to obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Some sleep problems like insomnia
Positive psychology and wellness coach Kayleigh Pleas explains the benefits of training your mind and leads a guided meditation.
In this episode of 2 For U, Jennifer Gilardi discusses the importance of creating a comfortable bedroom space. She recommends removing all electronics
In this video, Richard shares his personal story of living with sleep apnea. He shows his CPAP machine and demonstrates how it helps keep him asleep a
Treatments for shift work sleep disorder include light therapy and prescription medications. In this video, Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher explains the d
When kids get older, putting them to bed on time can be difficult. With sports, after school activities and homework, having everything done at a dece
Falling asleep comes easy when your stress free. Next time you are stressed and can't sleep try these techniques.
Here are the pros and cons of the most common sleep positions.
This episode gives tips and options for napping like a pro, even when you’re at the office!
There are a few simple things you can do to minimize the effects of jet lag - here are six simple tips to do just that.
One of the most important ways to prevent shift work sleep disorder is to practice good sleep hygiene. This includes developing a consistent bedtime r
Lauren Hale from the National Sleep Foundation gives some expert sleep tips for shift workers to make sure you get the rest you need.
A better night's sleep could mean stronger muscles.
It’s nice and cozy until someone steals the covers.
In this video, Michelle describes her life with Restless Legs Syndrome.
Are these sleep problems making you toss and turn?
Competing priorities make it hard to spend time on the parts of your life you value the most, prioritizing is tough but needed for personal growth.
When we are feeling the effects of stress, our body is reacting to stress hormones, including cortisol. This increases blood pressure, heart rate, and
We often think of stress affecting us at work but it can also wreak havoc on your love life. Whatever the cause of the stress may be, it is important
Kate talks with Lana, Sylvia, Jenicia and Devlin about relationships and how the possibility of starting a family is often a source for stress.
In episode 2 of Girl Talk, Kate talks with Lana, Sylvia, Jenicia and Devlin about ways to relieve stress and anxiety. A few of their tips include exer
Not all stress is super bad for you.
Stretch away the tension with these yoga poses.
Yoga and meditation teacher Sarah Bernier Olin shares some tips on how to focus on positive thinking when you are stressed out or overtired.
Stress can be triggered by a variety of things including a big workload, family issues and even the weather. A good way to keep your stress level down
Amanda Dunbar talks about all the ways her life improved since she quit smoking cigarettes. Food tastes better and she has an extra kick in her step.
From your lungs to your blood vessels, your whole body will feel the difference in just days.
Just because they’re less toxic than regular cigs doesn’t mean they’re safe.
Quitting smoking can be tough but changing your diet may help ease the process. Here are some tips on how changing your diet can help you quit.
What are the dangers of secondhand smoke and how can we protect others, especially our children, from being affected by it?
Once you decide to quit smoking, nicotine withdrawal can have unpleasant side effects.This video explains new ways to deal with stress and anxiety.
There are several different ways to quit smoking. One of the most common strategies is nicotine replacement therapy.
Cigarettes both cause and worsen this condition.
Once you have decided it is time to quit smoking, it is important to set a quit day.
In this video, Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher shares his tips on how to live a longer, healthier life. Living longer includes exercising, eating healthy
You know this, but smoking affects every inch of your body.
It is important to tell your doctor the truth about your habits, especially how much you smoke and drink on a daily basis.
In this video, Amanda Dunbar tells her personal success story of how she quit smoking after twelve years of smoking cigarettes.
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