Latest Articles by Ava Satnick, M.D.
Just How Sleep-Deprived Are You?
The amount of sleep you need may have little to do with the amount you actually get. Use our Sleep Diagnostic tool to determine whether you need more sleep.
Your Guide to CBD Topicals for Muscle and Joint Pain
Curious about CBD-infused creams for your chronic aches? Here’s the rub.
This Muscle Relaxation Trick Can Improve Sleep
Relaxation techniques are a great way to calm the mind and prepare you for sleep.
Could This New Treatment Cure Your Insomnia?
Sending electrical currents through the brain can affect sleep — but can they cure insomnia?
How Internet Addiction Harms Your Brain, Health, and Sleep
Do you find yourself browsing the internet at all hours of the day (and night)? When you get a spare moment or two, do you find yourself reaching for your phone or tablet for a quick online fix? If so, you may be suffering from internet addiction. Th...
8 Questions to Ask Before Taking Sleeping Pills for Insomnia
Most of us will experience short-term sleep problems at some point in our lives. This is normal. So if you’ve only been having trouble sleeping for a few nights or a couple of weeks, you shouldn’t be thinking about sleeping pills just yet. Elusive sl...
These Popular OTC Supplements May Cause Insomnia
Check to see if any supplements you’re using come with a hidden side effect of insomnia.
Why Reducing Exposure to Blue Light Improves Your Sleep
People spend anywhere from 3 to over 8 hours looking at the screens of various electronic devices, which produce blue light and disrupt sleep. Here’s how to combat this.