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The Art of Napping (INFOGRAPHIC)

It may surprise you that humans are the only mammals to limit sleep to one period of time per day. That said, most of us would benefit from grabbing a nap during the day. Here are some tips to mastering the art of napping and getting the most out of your afternoon siesta.


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Martin Reed

Understanding Normal Sleep

If you are dealing with insomnia or any other type of sleep disorder, you may wish that you could just sleep normally. But, what is normal sleep?


Normal sleep is the ability to fall asleep within a few minutes up to 30... Read moreChevron

posted 06/04/2014, comments (0)|
Martin Reed

How to Fix Your Sleep Cycle

If you suffer from insomnia, your body’s sleep and wake cycle may be to blame. And if underlying medical conditions are causing this problem, there are things you can do to help regulate your inner body rhythm. These Read moreChevron

posted 05/01/2014, comments (0)|
Martin Reed

Foods That Promote Sleep and Help Fight Insomnia

If you are having trouble going to sleep or you can't seem to sleep straight through the night, take a look at your diet. Just as there are foods that can keep you awake, there are foods that can promote sleep and reduce the effects... Read moreChevron

posted 04/02/2014, comments (0)|

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I am the Web Producer for HealthCentral's Allergy, Asthma, Cold & Flu, COPD, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Skin Care, Skin Cancer and Sleep Disorders sites.

Brain scans for headaches cost $1 billion a year

About one in eight patients with migraine or headache receives a brain scan, adding up to $1 billion annual cost, according to new research from the University of Michigan.


The rate of brain scans for migraine or headache pain is increasing, despite specific guidelines discouraging physicians from this practice. Between... Read moreChevron

posted 03/26/2014, comments (0)|

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