Too Little Sleep May Burn Out Your Brain

By now, we all know that not getting enough sleep is very bad for your health. Not getting enough sleep increases your risk for diabetes, cardiovascular problems, obesity, and even high blood pressure. It impairs your attention, focus, memory, and alertness. It makes...

Is There Really A Sleep Switch?

New research indicates that there may be a biological “switch” in our brains that makes us go to sleep.  For the millions of people who struggle to get the sleep they need because of insomnia and other sleep disorders, this initial finding offers hope of more...

Can You Trick Your Brain Into a Good Night’s Sleep?

Just in case you missed the memo, getting enough sleep is very important to your health.  In fact, recent studies have shown that your risk for everything from diabetes to heart disease to cancer is higher when you consistently get less sleep than you need. ...

How Sleep Benefits Your Physical Health

If you have ever tossed and turned all night only to wake-up grouchy, you know that not getting enough sleep can have a serious impact on your mood and mental state.  But you may not realize how big of an impact the amount of sleep you get has on your physical...