Most people have no trouble falling asleep and obtaining enough sleep. But for 35 percent of the population, sleep eludes them. Night after night they deal with insomnia, and while there is no one cause for insomnia, the adrenal hormone cortisol may... Read more
Working night shifts can bring a host of sleeping issues, including insomnia, which is a primary symptom of shift work sleep disorder. If you are starting a night shift job, or already work a night shift job, here are some tips to help your body adjust, and to keep... Read more
Many people who have trouble sleeping opt to take a melatonin supplement to help them combat insomnia. Melatonin is a natural hormone that is made in the body by the pineal gland located in the brain. It has an internal "on and off switch" that is regulated by light. The release of... Read more
If you have been dealing with sleepless nights, put away the sleeping aids and give yoga a chance to work its magic.
A new study, conducted at Harvard Medical School, has brought good news to those who have trouble sleeping. The study indicates that yoga can... Read more