Understanding Atrial Fibrillation
"AFib" may sound like a little white lie, but it’s actually a serious medical condition. Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is the most common type of heartbeat rhythm problem.
This Pill-Free Therapy May Improve Sleep
A bad night of sleep once in a while is no big deal, but it can turn into a serious health issue for some. Many treatments — even some that don't require medication — may help patients with these sleep problems.
The Science Behind Hangovers
There’s no more certain way to immediately recall a night of drinking to excess than the pounding headache you’re greeted with the next morning. It’s called a hangover, and it’s much more complex than it feels.
Dangers of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
Binge drinking, especially over the course of several years, can come with severe health consequences. Here’s a list of some of the consequences of drinking too much alcohol.
Ways to Fall Asleep Faster
Insomnia is one of the most common sleep issues, affecting an average of 60 million Americans every year.
Earth to Mars: Are You Awake Out There?
A trip to Mars involves all kinds of challenges for the human body. It would take over a year just to get there and back. How will astronauts' bodies cope in terms of sleep cycles?
Tame Your Tension
Is stress making it hard for you to sleep? Poor sleep can contribute to all sorts of health problems. Reducing stress with relaxation might help sleeping problems as well.
Talking to Your Doctor About Depression
Depression is more than "feeling blue." It affects about 14.8 million American adults and can have negative short-term and long-term health effects.
Mood Kept In Order With Exercise
It's been well established that muscles get stronger and the heart gets pumping with exercise. And as far as dealing with emotions, exercise continues to help people keep calm and collected.
Rest Easy, Parents with Baby Sleep Woes
Few things pierce a mother's heart like her baby's cry. This is why so many parents hesitate to use sleep training methods. But take heart — sleep-trained kids do just fine later on.