Sleeping Pills May Carry High Risks
When counting sheep and hot herbal tea doesn't work, people may turn to sleeping pills to help get a good night's rest. But the long-term risks of these medications may not be worth it.
Give Your Heart a Good Night’s Sleep
It's frustrating enough when you toss and turn, unable to fall asleep. It's worse when you can't stay asleep. And now it seems these sleeping problems may affect more than your rest.
Five Treatments to Discuss With Your Doc
As people grow old, they often face increasing health issues. While certain treatments may be helpful to younger adults, the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) has recommended some treatments elderly patients may want to avoid.
Mom's Nightmare - Sleepless Kids
Getting a child to sleep well and getting them to eat well are notorious challenges for parents. And problems in one area may be linked to the other - while making moms tired!
I Can't Remember How I Slept…
If you snore loudly, there is a possibility you have obstructive sleep apnea. The condition can affect much more than just the quality of your sleep though. It could affect your memory.
How Are Our Soldiers Sleeping?
Military service can be brutal on a person's body. But it may be even more brutal on a person's sleep. Insomnia, sleep apnea and too little sleep appear common among military personnel.
Counting Sheep for Kids with ADHD
One of the challenges of parenting can involve helping children maintain healthy sleep habits. Children with conditions like ADHD may need even more help with sleep.
Nightcap May Not Help All Night Long
There is no doubt that drinking a lot of alcohol can make a person sleepy or pass out. But alcohol can affect how a person sleeps in more complex ways as well.
Sleep, Baby, Sleep… And Stay Asleep
Some debates never seem to have hope for resolution. One of those may be the discussion of whether parents should let babies cry themselves to sleep or not.
Sleep Medication Dosages Reduced
Taking sleeping medication may help you get to sleep in the evening. But it may also make you a less alert and possibly more dangerous driver the next morning, according to the FDA.