Martin Reed

Patient Expert

Martin is the creator of Insomnia Coach, an eight-week course that combines online sleep education with individual sleep coaching. His course helps clients improve their sleep so they can enjoy a better life with more energy and start each day feeling happy, healthy, rested, and refreshed. Martin also runs a free sleep training course that has helped over 5,000 insomniacs. He holds a master’s degree in health and wellness education and studied clinical sleep health at the University of Delaware.

Conditions Covered:Sleep Disorders, Insomnia

Latest by Martin Reed

To Sleep With Your Dog, or Not to Sleep With Your Dog?

On one hand, a new study shows that sleeping with your pet can help ease chronic pain symptoms. On the other hand, another study shows that sleeping with your dog may result in… no sleep at all. So, you may not be in pain, but you won’t be well-rested. Choose your poison.

Stars, They’re Just Like Us: They Have Insomnia, Too

No much how much fame or fortune you have, insomnia can strike you, too. Just ask George Clooney.

Are You Getting the ‘Normal’ Amount of Sleep?

How many times have we heard that we must get at least eight hours of sleep? Well, what if we told you that it was a big misconception, and you may not need eight hours of Z’s, afterall?

Crohn’s Disease and Your Sleep: What You Should Know

Dealing with sleep problems in addition to Crohn’s? You’re not alone. Here’s how to get better rest with IBD.

How Sleep Affects Your Osteoporosis Risk

Did you know that a lack of quality sleep can harm your bone health? Here’s what you can do to combat the effects.

12 Ways to Sleep Better With Low Back Pain

Poor sleep and back pain pretty much go hand-in-hand. Try these 12 tips to ease your pain so you can get a better night's sleep.

What to Eat, And What Not to Eat With Narcolepsy

If you’re battling narcolepsy you should be stocking your fridge with oily fish, chicken, and nuts — and steering clear of caffeine and alcohol. Sorry, we’re just the messenger — take it from the experts themselves.

Sleep Tips for People With Ulcerative Colitis

Sleep disturbances are common for people with UC. But these strategies can help you get the rest you need.

What Insomnia Sufferers Are Tired of Hearing

You only know what it's really like if you’ve been there, and while your words of encouragement are thoughtful, telling me to "lay off the coffee" is not really the issue.

10 Myths About Living With Restless Legs Syndrome

People think they know, but they have no idea. RLS doesn’t occur while you sleep, and it doesn’t cause your limbs to move involuntarily. Let’s set the record straight.