It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on July 29, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
Dreams are weird, and they are certainly something we need to understand better. As far as remembering our dreams, this feels like a “hit or miss” situation.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on July 26, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
Matcha is a delicious, earthy and roasted-tasting, a great pick-me up ritual for mid-morning. Here is why you may want to consider swapping it out with your coffee.
By Judy Tsafrir M.D. on July 23, 2019 in Holistic Psychiatry
Mast cell activation syndrome can mimic psychiatric conditions such as anxiety, depression, insomnia and brain fog.
By Christopher Bergland on July 22, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
A new meta-analysis provides some scientific reasons that help to explain why taking a warm bath or shower before bedtime can improve sleep quality.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on July 19, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
Sleep has always been a source of mystery—and despite increased focus on the subject, misconceptions are still very common.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on July 03, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
The snooze button is something you probably started using back in high school but you should probably stop using it now.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on July 02, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
There are three areas entrepreneurs need to be aware of so that they don’t hurt themselves or make their stock price plummet.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on June 27, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
Getting plenty of high-quality rest is an important, and still overlooked, factor in weight control.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on June 26, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
We’ve made some real progress in changing this stereotype. But obstructive sleep apnea is still too often thought of as primarily a men’s health problem.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on June 25, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
Are you familiar with ASMR? You might have heard of this sensory phenomenon, which has become wildly popular in the past several years.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on June 23, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
Is 4:00 a.m. the new 6:00 a.m.? I’ll let you decide… and I’ll share the results of a sleep makeover I did for a journalist.
By Thomas Rutledge Ph.D. on June 20, 2019 in The Healthy Journey
Sleep research suggests a close relationship between sleep and our metabolic health. Understanding what this research means to you can make a difference.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on June 20, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
These are the supplements that I most often discuss with my patients, and in some cases use for myself and my family.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on June 13, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
If the timing of circadian clocks can throw the body into cancer, could circadian clocks be used to treat cancer? That’s a question that scientists are investigating.
By Scott C. Anderson on June 06, 2019 in Mood by Microbe
Your gut microbes can affect your mood and your sleep patterns. Here are seven ways to help you sleep better at night.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on June 02, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
There’s another eating strategy that’s increasingly popular these days and has its own unique relationship to sleep. That’s intermittent fasting.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on May 30, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
We know that diet and sleep are deeply connected. But the truth is, we don’t know nearly enough yet about how individual nutrients impact our sleep.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on May 26, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
Here is a bit of the science behind whether or not an evening workout will hinder your sleep.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on May 22, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
By allowing a person who is medically complicated to control their pressure, they will affect their other medical issues.
By Temma Ehrenfeld on May 17, 2019 in Open Gently
Changing bad sleep habits can help you beat depression. It's a much better bet than sleeping pills.
By James Lake, MD on May 16, 2019 in Integrative Mental Health Care
Research findings support that these approaches are effective.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on May 16, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
The cannabis plant has been used for centuries as a sleep aid. It has dozens of different natural chemical compounds that have effects on sleep.
By James Lake, MD on May 10, 2019 in Integrative Mental Health Care
Do you struggle with insomnia? Research findings suggest that some needle acupuncture approaches, as well as ear acupuncture using magnetic seeds, may be beneficial.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on May 08, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
It turns out that sleep coaching is becoming big business these days, and a variety is available for you to purchase at any time.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on May 06, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
For all its many pleasures, summer can be hard on sleep. The heat makes it harder to get comfortable, sound nights of rest.
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