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Sleep

Medication and Sleep

Insomnia is one of the most common reasons people consult their health care providers. Most everyone struggles with an occasional sleepless night. And approximately one-third of us struggle with more…

Kids and Sleep

When they’re infants, it’s middle-of-the-night feedings. When they’re toddlers and school-age, it’s awakening to give medicine or soothe them after a nightmare. It’s no surprise that, according to the latest…

Healthy Sleep Routines

Ultimately, there are no real quick fixes for sleep. A routine of healthy sleep relies on consistency and moderation. That said, there are strategies you can employ to increase your…

Sleep in Seniors

The phrase “sleep like a baby” exists for good reason. When we’re young, sleep often comes easily. Generally, children and younger adults sleep more soundly, experience fewer awakenings, and spend…

Sleep and Memory

A significant body of scientific research indicates that healthy sleep can have a positive, protective effect on memory. Studies indicate that sleeping well helps protect the ability to acquire new…

Sleep in Women

There are many ways in which women experience sleep differently than men. Women contend with distinct sleep challenges, respond differently to sleep disorders and sleeplessness, and face particular health risks…

Sleep in Children

Children have very different sleep needs from adults. Throughout childhood and adolescence, the need for sleep remains higher than for adults. Children spend more time in deep sleep and more…

Sleep and Mental Health Disorders

Sleep is essential to the maintenance of mental health. Sleep helps to regulate mood and process emotional information and experiences into memory. Insufficient sleep is associated with increased emotional reactivity…