As a sleep specialist, I’ve noticed we often turn to pills (whether natural or pharmaceutical) as solutions to our sleep troubles, while totally overlooking the basics – your bedroom! Our sleep environment is full of subliminal cues and you can make a big impact on your sleep just by the way you interact with your bedroom or conduct your nighttime routine. Read on for in-depth discussion of how each of these Bedroom Rules plays a role in the restfulness of your nights!
by Dr. Brooke Azie-Rentz When it comes to sleep and fitness, intense exercise may not always be the answer. In a rested body (one that has slept at least 7 hours per night on a regular basis) high intensity exercise promotes fat loss, muscle gain, insulin receptor sensitivity, positive emotions and restful sleep. In a … Continued
Did you know that insomnia is one of the primary reasons people make an appointment to see their doctor? Here are ten tips on getting a better night’s sleep from Drs. Brooke. Develop a sleep routine and stick to it. This means going to bed at the same time each night. Journal random thoughts before … Continued
Insomnia is one of the most common reasons that people visit their doctor. Sleep medications, however, come with a variety of side effects, can actually further disrupt sleep patterns, become addictive, and often fail to address the root of the problem. Long-term health depends on the regeneration that occurs during deep sleep. Growth hormone, or the “anti-aging” … Continued