More than 3 million Americans have the insatiable urge to move their restless legs. While you may not find comfort in knowing you're not alone, our hope is that you will find comfort in these tips and tricks to quieting your restless legs syndrome (RLS).
Spoiler alert — did you know that RLS is not a sleep disorder? It's actually a neurological disorder. Mind blowing, right?
When we say everything, we mean everything. The four signs of RLS, what causes it, how it affects your sleep, and the treatments available.
Half of all patients report disturbed sleep during alcohol withdrawal. Here are some treatment options that may help.
Seven steps to ridding your life of RLS — starting with speaking up and talking to your doctor, and cutting back on coffee and alcohol.
Insomnia can cause anxiety and anxiety can cause insomnia. For some people, problems sleeping can either cause or increase symptoms of anxiety. For others, the constant worrying can keep them up at night, creating both increased anxiety and other hea...
Martin is the owner of Insomnia Coach and is passionate about sleep. He has been writing for HealthCentral since 2014.
Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D., LCCE, CLC, AdvCD(DONA) is a childbirth educator, doula, founder of Childbirth.org, and author.
Sleep deprivation has been linked to insulin resistance – a primary cause of type 2 diabetes – in several studies. Now, new research has uncovered a biological reason for this association in men: hormonal imbalance. Previous studies have shown that s...
An observational study suggests that self-reported daytime sleepiness in older adults without dementia is associated with the accumulation of a brain protein – called protein β-amyloid (Αβ) – that’s an important biomarker for Alzheimer disease. The b...