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Some sleeping pills can impair your ability to wake up in response to a threatening situation, such as the smell of smoke or the sound of a fire alarm.
No much how much fame or fortune you have, insomnia can strike you, too. Just ask George Clooney.
The more exposure older adults had to artificial outdoor light at night — even from inside their homes — the worse their insomnia became.
Research shows that stressful situations such as the loss of a loved one can lead to chronic inflammation and result in serious adverse effects on health.
If you’re over the age of 40, your natural melatonin has slowed production. So why not turn to a melatonin supplement as a replacement? Well, for starters, there’s little evidence that shows its worth as a sleep aid.
Digital cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) programs can cut symptoms of insomnia and boost health in people with the sleep disorder, say researchers.
Half of all patients report disturbed sleep during alcohol withdrawal. Here are some treatment options that may help.
Martin is the owner of Insomnia Coach and is passionate about sleep. He has been writing for HealthCentral since 2014.