Learn about sleep disorders such as insomnia, narcoplepsy, and restless leg syndrome, including prevention tips, triggers to avoid, and drug information to help cure sleep problems.
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.
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.
Digital cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) programs can cut symptoms of insomnia and boost health in people with the sleep disorder, say researchers.
Solriamfetol was initially developed as an antidepressant, but after patients saw an increase in wakefulness they thought, wait a second, would this help with sleep disorders such as narcolepsy? And they were right.
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.
Night sweats and hot flashes keeping you awake? These suggestions can help.
Martin is the owner of Insomnia Coach and is passionate about sleep. He has been writing for HealthCentral since 2014.
Eli Hendel, M.D., is a board-certified internist/pulmonary specialist with board certification in Sleep Medicine.
Middle-aged and older women who naturally go to bed and get up early (early birds) are considerably less likely to be depressed, according to a new observational study.
Results of a new study suggest that sleeping fewer than six hours a night or more 10 hours a night increases your risk for metabolic syndrome that increase your risk for heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.