Researchers at Northwestern University have determined that soft sound stimulation synced up with the rhythm of brain waves induces an improved deep sleep in older individuals. Such stimulation even boosts those adults' ability to recall specific words. An example of such gentle audio stimulation is a rushing waterfall. The study details were recently published in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.
Lecia Bushak, May 3, 2016
If you find yourself lying awake at night staring at the ceiling and feeling restless nearly every night, you’re not alone: Nearly 10 percent of Americans have insomnia, and the CDC considers America’s level of sleep deprivation a “public health problem.”
Mercola, May 05, 2016
Do you get the recommended eight hours of uninterrupted, restful sleep every night? Many don't, and in my experience, if you're not sleeping well, it's virtually impossible to stay healthy and emotionally balanced.
health freedom alliance, 29 April 2016
According to the documentary, Sleepless in America, coproduced by the National Geographic Channel, 40 percent of Americans are sleep deprived. Many get less than five hours of sleep per night.
Lizette Borreli, Apr 20, 2016
Tossing and turning, eyes opening and closing, and the inability to keep my mind from wandering while I try to sleep, are what most of my nights are made of.
James Maas, 21 April 2016
It’s more than a myth that the ability to sleep long and deep decreases with age. Our get up-and-go seems to have gone.
Brigitte Mars, 2016
Blissful sleep is that recharging, rejuvenating repose in which about one third of our lives are be spent.
Easy Health Options, Janaury 21, 2016
It’s tough to think ahead to when you’re 90, but here’s something you’ll want to know: You could have a stroke before you get there unless you get some sleep.
JANET VALENTY, January 19, 2016
Great weekend. Uh oh. It's Monday!
Dr. Michael J. Breus, 01/13/2016
There's a lot of discussion these days about gut health--about how a healthy gut can support overall health, and about the ways a compromised gut may contribute to illness and disease.