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Sleep debt can cause catastrophic effects on your body and mind. Here’s what happens when when you miss out on sleep — plus how to get more of it.
It’s the first thing to go when we’re stressed. It’s the last thing we get when we’re busy. But not sleeping enough can lead our bodies into big trouble. Want to be fit and healthy? Find out why your shuteye should be a top priority.
Skimping on sleep can increase stress, undermine metabolism, suppress immunity, and set you up for a host of serious health problems.
New research shows that sleep significantly influences metabolism, appetite, and weight management. Could getting more shuteye help you ward off excess pounds?
Next time you’re thinking of pulling an all-nighter to beat some looming deadline, consider this: Too little sleep can lead to increased stress levels, compromised metabolism, a suppressed immune system and a host of other health problems.
Although we may not like to admit it, many of the sleep problems we experience are the result of bad habits and behaviors. Here are the common sleep “mistakes” I see in my practice and their solutions.
New science shows that sleep is essential to our mental and physical health — and most of us aren’t getting enough.
When it comes to metabolic health, sleep plays an unexpectedly powerful role. At the same time, our food choices also have a big impact on how we sleep — or don’t.
Aligning your body’s clocks is key to your wellness. Here’s how to achieve optimum circadian health.
A host of supplements — think melatonin, magnesium, and more — can help you drift off and sleep more soundly. And they’re typically safer than pharmaceuticals.
A new study finds that one bad night’s sleep can harm your body’s metabolic processes. The study’s author explains how.
Getting enough sleep is essential to health, happiness and productivity. Here’s how to give your slumber the priority it deserves.
Most people around the world share their beds with an infant. If you choose to do this, James McKenna, PhD, offers some tips to be as safe as possible.
Jump-start a healthier bedtime routine with our Sleep Well Weekend Challenge!
How to reset your internal clock and get the rest you need.
Why sleep is vital to your mental health.
Researchers found that subjects who went to sleep and got up earlier reported better moods.
Poor sleep disrupts metabolic systems and can trigger these three conditions.
Older adults are more likely than most to struggle with sleep issues, and recent research suggests tossing and turning could shorten our lifespans. The solution? Exercise.
Explore the various root causes of insomnia and get expert-sourced treatments for overcoming it.
Just as you plan ahead for nutritious meals and set aside time for yoga or a vigorous walk, plan your 24-hour cycle to include enough sleep, too.