More Pillow Time, Less Weight Worries for Teens
Teens may be famous for not getting all the sleep they need — or getting too much. Either way, getting sufficient sleep may be important for both their weight and mental health.
Sleepy Mornings? Time to Go Camping!
Hit the snooze alarm five times. Drag yourself out of bed. Squint your way into the kitchen to make coffee so you can wake up. Sound familiar? Only in the modern world.
What If You're Not Sleeping Like a Baby?
Waking up a few times each night is normal, whether it's just for a few seconds, a few minutes or longer. But waking up dozens of times each night may be a sign of future problems.
What Tossin' and Turnin' Really Means
Tossing and turning and having trouble sleeping well may be signs of having anxiety. But could it indicate depression as well? Or could depression cause sleeping problems?
Too Much Media, Too Little Sleep
Monsters under the bed may not be what's keeping your kids up at night. The real culprits could be your television and computer.
Add Sleep to Your Healthy Habit Checklist
It seems pretty straightforward: the more healthy behaviors you practice, the less likely you are to develop heart disease. But did you know that sleep plays a role too?
Stay Up Late, Eat More
The risk of becoming overweight if you don't get enough sleep has been known for a while among researchers. The question is what might be the cause of possible weight gain for sleep-deprived folks.
Nature Versus Nurture in Babies' Sleep
It can be tough to pick out what influences a child's sleeping patterns. Some of it is probably genetic, and some is probably environmental. The trick is knowing which is which.
Teens Always Nodding Off May Need Help
Teens falling asleep in class are a staple of stereotypical movie scenes about high school. But a teen who repeatedly falls asleep and experiences fatigue is no laughing matter.
Prostates Seem to Need 'Sound-Sleep'
If you have trouble going to sleep or staying asleep, you're not alone. Many people know how frustrating these problems can be. But sleep problems aren’t just annoying; they could be unhealthy.