by Dr. Erin Cheatum Around 30% of adults in the US report getting 6 hours of sleep or less a night3. While of course we are all unique, research shows the average adult needs 7-9 hours a night. Kids and teenagers need even more sleep! If you aren’t waking up feeling rested, chances are you … Continued
by Dr. Bridgett B. Simon Sleep is the time of the yin, the calming, cooling and gentle time to restore our energy and our blood. If the heart is unhappy, Chinese medicine teaches us that it will be hard to sleep comfortably. The heart can mean the physical heart in this case and also … Continued
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!
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