Aside from constant yawning the next day, not getting enough sleep can lead to obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Some sleep problems like insomnia
Sleep is the key to muscle growth, certified personal trainer Holly Rilinger discusses the importance of sleep and its relationship to muscle.
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
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
Good sleep starts with a predictable, soothing bedtime routine. The goal is to create positive associations with bedtime.
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
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
In this video, Michelle describes her life with Restless Legs Syndrome.
Here is a guide to learn what is the right amount for you, as well as some tips to monitor and improve your sleep efficiency.
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
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
Healthy Sleep Hygiene is vitally important to consistent quality sleep. We provide 10 ways you can improve your sleep life.
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
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.
In this episode of 2 For U, Jennifer Gilardi discusses the importance of creating a comfortable bedroom space. She recommends removing all electronics
Nutrition expert and Clean Eating host Arielle Haspel suggests several snacks that can satiate your tastebuds while promoting a full night’s rest.
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.
Sleep and depression are highly linked, so it's important that you get a good night's sleep every night. These tips from the National Sleep Foundation
This episode gives tips and options for napping like a pro, even when you’re at the office!
Dr. Holly Phillips explains how the circadian clock works and why melatonin is called the “hormone of darkness”. The amount of sleep you get influence
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.
This 20 minute yoga for sleep sequence will allow your body and mind to relax and unwind before you hit the hay.
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
Lauren Hale from the National Sleep Foundation gives some expert sleep tips for shift workers to make sure you get the rest you need.
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?
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.
If you don’t get the recommended 7-8 hours of sleep a night you may feel like a zombie the next day. People who don’t sleep enough often lose focus, a
In this video, Dr. Holly Phillips explains that sleep hygiene means using your bed for sleep and sex only, avoid stimulants in the afternoon and try t
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.
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.
Is chronic pain keeping you up at night? Natalie Dautovich from the National Sleep Foundation explains chronic pain and sleep
There can be pros and cons to sleeping with a partner, but how do you know if you're getting the sleep you need?
Yoga instructor Faith Hunter explains how yoga assists with the sleep process and leads a yoga routine that you can do in your own bed.
This episode tackles common sleep myths and uncovers the scientific truth.
How you position your body in bed may effect your sleep greatly. Here are the basics on the 4 main sleeping positions: both their pros and their cons.
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
One of the most common sleep disorders is called Insomnia. Here are some common symptoms of insomnia and those who have problems sleeping.
Positive psychology and wellness coach Kayleigh Pleas explains the benefits of training your mind and leads a guided meditation.
This episode explores the most common dreams, such as flying and public nudity, and the possible reasons we might have them.
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
In this video, Dr. Holly Phillips explains the symptoms and causes of insomnia, sleep apnea, bruxism, REM behavior disorder, restless legs syndrome
Sleep and exercise are important in helping symptoms of depression. Exercise can elevate your mood and sleep can help you deal with tough situations.
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.
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.
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
Ever wonder what the brain is up to as we sleep? The National Sleep Foundation explains why the brain is so active while our bodies are at rest.
Here are some expert tips for sleep training and maintaining steady sleep schedules for your children to improve their sleep quality every night.
Falling asleep comes easy when your stress free. Next time you are stressed and can't sleep try these techniques.
Here are some tips for helping your inner clock prevent and combat mental and physical symptoms of jet lag.
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
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
Setting a bedtime routine is essential to keeping children well rested. In the video above, parenting expert and author Ann Pleshette Murphy explains
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
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
Stress is a word used to describe how a person reacts to different situations and environments around them. As Dr. Keri Peterson explains...
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
Meditation is the act of focusing on one thing to clear the mind of all other things. Many times when we are stressed, our brain is dealing with racin
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
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.
Kate talks with Lana, Sylvia, Jenicia and Devlin about relationships and how the possibility of starting a family is often a source for stress.
Yoga and meditation teacher Sarah Bernier Olin shares some tips on how to focus on positive thinking when you are stressed out or overtired.
What are the dangers of secondhand smoke and how can we protect others, especially our children, from being affected by it?
There are several different ways to quit smoking. One of the most common strategies is nicotine replacement therapy.
It is important to tell your doctor the truth about your habits, especially how much you smoke and drink on a daily basis.
Once you have decided it is time to quit smoking, it is important to set a quit day.
In this video, Amanda Dunbar tells her personal success story of how she quit smoking after twelve years of smoking cigarettes.
Once you decide to quit smoking, nicotine withdrawal can have unpleasant side effects.This video explains new ways to deal with stress and anxiety.
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.
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.
In this video, Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher shares his tips on how to live a longer, healthier life. Living longer includes exercising, eating healthy
This timeline explains what happens when you quit smoking cigarettes, and how your body begins to heal immediately.
By now, everyone knows that there are many harmful effects of smoking. But what exactly happens each time you take a drag of a cigarette?
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