Sleep Management - Causes

Unlock the Mystery of Adolescent Sleep Patterns

Teenagers are notorious for their extreme sleep patterns. Here's how you can help them help themselves.

Could Poor Sleep Lead to Cognitive Decline?

What's the connection between poor sleep habits and loss of memory? Quite a lot, say University of California researchers.

Back Stiffness: 7 Ways to Loosen Up

Do you often wake up with an aching back? Use these techniques to limber up.

Don't Let Winter Rob Your Energy

Feel invigorated during the darker months with these four expert how-to tips.

Tossing and Turning at Night? Help Is Here

You know the feeling. You've been lying in bed, unable to fall asleep. Should you try counting more sheep? The answer may surprise you.

Feeling Tired? You May Have Social Jet Lag

It has nothing to do with flying and everything to do with your sleep schedule on weekdays vs. weekends. See if you match the pattern.

Even a Little Could Keep You From Sleeping

There are real health consequences when this finds its way into your bedroom.

4 Ways to Beat Afternoon Fatigue

If you fight to stay alert and productive when 3:00 p.m. rolls around, here's how to overcome your lag.

How Smoking Affects Your Sleep

See the surprising reason why smokers have a hard time getting healthy amounts of sleep.

Noisy Neighbors and Can't Sleep? 5 Solutions

Before you pack your bags and move, try these smart tips for overcoming noisy neighbors.

Adult Bed-Wetting: A Common Issue

It's not just a childhood issue. For many adults nighttime accidents are a reality.

Why Sleep Apnea Can Be a Road to Depression

This sleep disorder can do more than interrupt your rest.

Nightmares vs. Night Terrors: How Are They Different?

If your loved one suffers from scary sleep disturbances, here are facts you should know.

Melatonin and Diabetes: What's the Connection?

Learn how this hormone, secreted by the brain, plays a role in diabetes risk.

Your Sleep Habits and Your Heart Health

Here are some surprising connections between how you rest and your cardiovascular health.

Nightmares From Eating Before Bed?

Can a bite before bed cause you to have vivid dreams or even nightmares? Here's what one study says.

Even a Good Job Can Cause Depression

There's no debating the stress of some jobs. But even enjoyable work can encourage mood disorders.

Wide Awake in America

Insomnia affects more than 70 million Americans. Find out more about what's keeping you awake at night.

The 10 Best Reasons to Quit Smoking

Many people successfully kick the habit, and you can too. Here, the top 10 benefits of smoke-free living.

Should You Watch TV Before Bed?

Approximately two-thirds of adults watch TV in the hour before they go to bed. If you have ongoing sleep problems, ask yourself if you're one of them.

8 Factors That Contribute to Erectile Dysfunction

If you have Erectile Dysfunction (ED), getting your sex life back on track is probably a top priority. As a first step, consider whether these lifestyle changes are at the root of your sexual woes.

Is Sleep Loss Leaving You Depressed?

Several studies have shown that lack of sleep has a profound effect on your mental well-being and that, for some people, chronic insomnia increases the risk of developing a psychological disorder such as depression or anxiety.

Can Sleep Deprivation Change Your Personality?

When you don't get enough sleep, it becomes difficult to focus your attention and manage your emotions. You lose perspective. It is as if you become a different person than who you are when you are well rested.

Can Burning the Midnight Oil Make You Gain Weight?

Researchers have found that night owls tend to eat twice as much junk food and weigh more than people who go to bed on the early side and wake up with the sun.

Sleep Apnea or Simple Snoring?

If you're sawing logs at night, it's important to find out if it's just a noisy nuisance or a sign of a serious sleep disorder.

Want a Good Night's Sleep? Avoid These 5 Things

If you have a hard time falling asleep or staying asleep, there may be a simple solution.

How to Handle Premenstrual-Related Insomnia

As if bloating, cramping, breast pain, and mood swings weren't enough, the long list of symptoms that can affect women with premenstrual syndrome also includes trouble falling asleep. Here's what to do if it happens to you.

7 Causes of Nocturnal Asthma Attacks

A number of possible factors can make you more susceptible to having an asthma attack at night. Read on to find out what they are and what you can do about them.

Twitching in Your Sleep: Why Does It Happen?

There are you, peacefully dozing off, and then, whoa! Your body does a sudden jerk and you're awake again. For the most part, these body spasms are considered normal. But sometimes they're not.

Hypersomnia: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

Hypersomnia is a word used to describe excessive sleepiness at times when you should actually be feeling well rested. If you consistently feel drowsy in spite of a good night's sleep, there are several possible causes and many potential treatments.
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