importance of sleep

Twitching While Sleeping

Have you ever been jerked out of sleep by a sudden twitch or uncontrolled muscle movement, or noticed jerks and twitches in your sleep partner? You are not alone, since these movements during sleep occur in up to 70 percent of people. They are commonly called sleep starts or hypnic … Read More

Can’t Sleep? Here’s What May Help Beat Your Insomnia

Insomnia is now at epidemic levels. Up to half of Americans are wondering how to beat insomnia and suffer from at least one of the four cardinal insomnia symptoms: Difficulty falling asleep Inability to stay asleep Waking up in the early morning Experiencing nonrestorative sleep Almost a quarter of the … Read More

How to Lose Weight While Sleeping: Go to Bed Earlier

Weight loss isn’t all about what we do or don’t eat. Daily habits are also particularly important when it comes to maintaining a healthy weight. Getting exercise might be the first thing you think of when it comes to healthy weight-loss habits, but another important tip involves something pretty simple: … Read More

Don’t Rely on Sleeping Pills Alone to Get Your Shut-Eye

Over-the-counter and prescription sleeping pills might seem like an easy fix for your insomnia. After all, who wouldn’t want to get a better night’s sleep just by taking a pill? Trouble is, many sleep medications may cause unwanted side effects, especially in older adults. So, many sleep experts encourage judicious … Read More

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