If you suffer from back pain, you probably struggle to get a good night’s sleep. Here are some of the sleep issues related to back pain and a few tips on how to improve your sleep.
Individuals with cancer are more likely to experience sleep problems, and poor sleep may increase cancer risk.
Is there a real measurable benefit to napping? Here are some of the answers on the benefits (real and perceived) of different types of naps.
We already know there’s a link between insomnia symptoms and heart health. A study published in March 2016 now suggests that one insomnia symptom in particular is associated with longer heart rate recovery times.
Dreams are a normal part of sleep physiology. Nightmares, meanwhile, are essentially bad dreams associated with negative feelings such as fear and anxiety.
There is an entire class of sleep disorders known as “parasomnias” that involve unusual behaviors, experiences, and emotions.
As many as 40 percent of children and between two and three percent of adults sleepwalk — yet there is more to this odd activity than meets the eye.
Credit: Thinkstock Our sleep is influenced by the food we eat. One study published in 2016 concluded that low fiber, high saturated fat, and high sugar intake is associated with lighter, less restorative sleep and more nighttime awakenings. That bein...
Did you know that the popular sleep aid melatonin is not a drug or a medication?
Credit: iStock A Japanese study found that those with sleep disordered breathing were four-and-a-half times more likely to have chronic kidney disease compared to those in a control group. These findings led researchers to recommend those who experie...