Studies show that insomnia can double the risk of developing depression, but a good social support system can decrease that risk.
Most genes that regulate important biological processes, including the immune system and metabolism, are unable to adapt to new patterns of sleeping and eating, and remain tuned to their normal daytime biological clock rhythms.
If you have trouble sleeping and want to get a full night’s sleep, it makes sense to at least spend eight or more hours in bed, even if you’re not sleeping, right? Wrong!
A study conducted by researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston sheds new light on the effects of night-time light exposure and your internal body clock.
Learn the signs of this sleep disorder and how it’s treated.
Some believe that if we can alter the contents of a dream, we can better address our fears.
A recent study on treatment involves a rather controversial medicinal agent: Dronabinol.
Could your troubles with getting a good night’s sleep also be linked to your troubles conceiving?
An underactive or overactive thyroid is associated with a variety of sleep-related symptoms. A look at some of the ways that hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism can affect your sleep, and some solutions to help ensure a good night’s rest, every night....
Learn the common sleep problems caused by this late-stage cancer, like insomnia, why they occur, and how to treat them.