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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.

By Martin Reed
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Will Melatonin Supplements Help Lull You to Sleep?

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.

By Ask HealthCentral
Kimchi.

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.

By Martin Reed
Middle age man sleeping peacefully.

How to Catch Some Z's When Living With Gout

Studies show that people with gout have more flares in the nighttime than during the day — making it nearly impossible to sleep. So how do you push through the flare to get some Z’s?

By Martin Reed
Assortment of healthy foods, including nuts, beans, and fresh vegetables.

Eat Well to Improve Your Sleep Health

A diet rich in vegetables, fruits, and legumes just might help you sleep better, according to this study.

By Martin Reed
A glass of beer and fresh hops can help improve sleep.

Hops Can Help Reduce Stress and Improve Sleep

Hops have a sedative effect that can help you sleep better. But before you reach for a beer, try these other ways to get a healthy dose of hops.

By Martin Reed
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Wild Lettuce: Unlikely Natural Sleep Remedy

Poor sleep is all too common, yet sleep is vital for maintaining your overall health. Wild lettuce is a natural sedative that can ease sleepless nights.

By Leury Pichardo