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Lifestyle

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.

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Living With

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.

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Myths

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.

Woman exercising on a treadmill.
Fitness

Exercise When You're Feeling Sleepy to Ward Off Narcolepsy

It's a never-ending cycle — you don't work out because you're sleepy, and then you gain weight because your daytime fatigue leads to bad food choices. Breaking this cycle can be as easy as convincing yourself to work out when you're getting sleepy.

Pain Posture

How to Reduce Cancer-Related Sleep Troubles

More than half of cancer patients experience insomnia. Here are ways to fight sleep disturbances.

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Risk Factors

Why Narcolepsy and Eating Disorders Go Hand-in-Hand

It makes sense, really — sleep has a big influence on how hungry we feel and the type of food we choose to eat. So, when our sleep is erratic it can mess with our metabolism and urges to binge.

"Restless leg syndrome" holographic text in doctors hands.
Symptoms

How Much Do You Know About Restless Legs Syndrome?

Spoiler alert — did you know that RLS is not a sleep disorder? It's actually a neurological disorder. Mind blowing, right?

Kimchi.
Nutrition

Combat Your Narcolepsy With Diet

Loading up on foods high in hypocretin — a chemical in the brain responsible for keeping us awake — can help you ward off narcolepsy. Turn to trendy foods like kimchi, yogurt, and kombucha.

Woman with restless leg syndrome.
Risk Factors

10 Surprising Facts About RLS

Restless legs syndrome doesn't only occur during sleep, and it affects more than your legs. Learn 10 surprising facts about this condition.

Man sleeping soundly in bed.
Lifestyle

How to Have Good Sleep Hygiene

Sleep hygiene are your sleep habits that can help to address sleep problems — and even prevent them from happening. These are the things you shouldn’t be doing in your bed to keep your habits “clean.”